MerCruiser BRAVO THREE Sterndrive is an efficient drive built without compromise. Perhaps it’s the best-in-class shifting or its counter-rotating propeller design – enabling agile handling in reverse for precision maneuverability. And the greaseable gimbal bearing makes for an easy ownership experience – allowing for service without removing the drive unit. The Bravo Three XR® Diesel drive, standard on our TDI 4.2 engine, is a super-strength drive with high-performance attributes.Featuring a highly efficient counter-rotating twin-prop design, Bravo Three drives deliver superior holeshot for fast planing, great acceleration, world-class performance and precision manoeuvrability, in forward and reverse. Whether you’re navigating in a crowded marina, docking in tight quarters, or simply throttling up for top performance, Bravo Three drives make handling intuitive, even in large boats.They’re also easy to maintain. The greaseable gimbal bearing allows for servicing without removing the drive unit and results in reduced costs. Available in single or twin installations, these drives can accommodate speeds of up to 65 mph and provide up to 525hp when paired with petrol engines.
MerCruiser BRAVO THREE Sterndrive Specifications:
Maximum Power Capacity : 400 HP (295 kW)nLower Unit Design : Extended Length StrutnMaximum Propeller Diameter : 2 X 16″nWater Inlet Location : StrutnClutch Type : High-Strength Smooth-Shift Cone Clutch with F-N-RnAvailable Gear Ratios : 1.81, 2.00, 2.20, 2.43:1nCounter-Rotation : Twin PropnUpper Unit Gear Set : Precision Shimmed Assembly with Near-Net Forged Helical GearsnLower Unit Gear Set : Precision Shimmed Assembly Forged Bevel Gears with Twin Counter Rotating Propshafts for Bravo ThreenPropshaft Material : Heat-Treated Stainless SteelnStandard Exhaust Outlet : Through PropellernRequired Propeller Hub : None for Bravo ThreenRecommended Lubricant : Mercury High-Performance Gear LubenMonitoring System : Engine-Mounted Lube Monitor w/Audio Warning or Engine Guardian®nCorrosion Warranty : 3-Year, LimitednHousing Construction : Corrosion Resistant XK 360 Aluminum Low-Copper AlloynCorrosion Protection : Tri-Paint, Anodes & MerCathode® Electronic Corrosion PreventioAnode Type : Ultra-Pure Aluminum Anodes or Magnesium Anode KitnSpeedometer Pick-up : Integrated Into Lower Housing, Digital Output OptionalnSteering System : Single Cylinder Power Steering with Anti-FeedbacknSteering Range : 56° Range Stop to Stop, Digital Output OptionalnU-Joint Type : Permalube® Virtually Maintenance-FreenPower Trim System : Twin-Cylinder Hydraulic Featuring Power Trim XD® Kick-up ReturTypical Trim Range : -2° to 14°nTrim Limit Switch : Adjustable Limit Analog or Digital – Engine DependantnTrailer Limit : 51°nTrim Hinge Pin Design : Permanently Lubricated – No Maintenance RequirednHydraulic Trim Lines : Stainless Steel Braided ArmornDrive Coupler : Greaseable From Inside BoatnDrive Weight : 148 lbs. (67 kg)