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The Truth About Replacement Gearcases #5

The Best Gearcase Replacement Welcome to part 5 of Gearcase Education.  The previous articles have reviewed common gearcase terminology and discussed the three ways you can replace your lower unit.  Those were: So now you have the knowledge and can decide for yourself what unit is best for you.   Whatever you do, if you … Read more

The Truth About Replacement Gearcases #4

Quality Remanufactured Lower Units Welcome to part 4 of our gearcase education course. In the previous articles, we reviewed both the OEM Lower Unit and the Non-OEM Lower Unit. In this article, we have a frank discussion about the rebuilt gearcase. So let’s get to it. A rebuilt or remanufactured unit takes the outer shell … Read more

The Truth About Gearcase Replacement #3

The Case for a NEW OEM Gearcase Welcome to part 3 of our Gearcase Education Course. In the previous article, we discussed New Non-OEM Gearcases which tend to be inferior in quality but can save you money in the short term. Next up on our lower unit tour is the new OEM (original equipment manufacturer) … Read more

The Truth About Gearcase Replacement

Gearcase Replacement Course Thanks for checking out my crash course on REPLACEMENT GEARCASES. My name is Mike Tracy, the owner and founder of US Boatworks. We are a company on a mission to help boaters select the best replacement gearcase available. My goal for this course is to provide you with all the information needed to … Read more

Just Dropped – Mercury Bigfoot Lower Unit

9011G92 Mercury Bigfoot Lower Unit 30-50 HP

US Boatworks now carries the hard to find Mercury 30-50 HP Bigfoot lower unit. This lower fits Mercury Outboard Motors with Bigfoot Lower Units. It replaces OEM # 1667-9011G92. There are many reasons to purchase a rebuilt lower unit over buying new or aftermarket units.   Those reasons are: -Units are priced at deep discounts to … Read more

The Perfect Gearcase Replacement

Stay out on the water longer with the perfect lower unit replacement. Replacing a lower unit can keep you on the sidelines for many weeks. Knowing which unit to buy requires research. Choose the right replacement the first time & stay out on the water all season long. Join our 5 day email course on … Read more

Introducing Our New Volvo-Penta DP-SM Lower Unit

US Boatworks now proudly carries the hard to find DP-SM gear case in several different configurations.  Our remanufacture department has been hard at work this winter to make the quality Volvo Sterndrive Housings in the following specifications: DP-SM LOWER (17/29) 1.78 RATIO   DP-SM LOWER (16/30) 1.95 RATIO DP-SM LOWER (16/30) 2.32 RATIO There are … Read more

AVOID THESE COSTLY MISTAKES

Enjoy your day on the lake with trouble free OEM parts

Prevent the tragedy of getting stuck out on the water. Eliminate down time and weeks at the boat repair shop this season. Buy the best boat parts now. You will thank us with many trouble free days out on the water. Properly maintaining your boat engine is important to the life of your motor. An … Read more

Just Added -Mercury Marine OEM Lowers

Introducing our newest product addition – the Mercury Marine V6 Lower Unit. The addition of the Mercury Marine V6 Lowers will meet a big need for boaters. You see, the lower unit of the boat motor is frequently damaged and needs to be replaced. It is susceptible to damage mostly due to hidden objects under … Read more

Save $25 -Black Friday Savings!

Black Friday Sale save $25 off $100

Black Friday Sale-Save $25! Our Black Friday coupon begins today and runs through midnight, Friday 11/27. Save $25 when you spend $100 or more in our online store.  Use code 25off100 at checkout to receive your discount. Shop reliable, quality boat parts from Mercury, Mercruiser, Evinrude, Johnson, OMC and Volvo-Penta.  US Boatworks stocks over 2 million boat parts … Read more

Why Should I Choose a Remanufactured Gearcase?

Rebuilt Mercruiser Outdrive

This is the final article of my Gearcase Replacement Education Series and I have saved the best for last.  In this article, I will discuss REMANUFACTURED GEARCASES. The in & outs, pros & cons, the good & bad…you get the idea. A rebuilt or remanufactured unit must meet two very important criteria: 1) it must be built by quality … Read more

This gearcase won’t fail you!

Last week discovered more about New Non-OEM Gearcases which tend to be inferior in quality but can save you money in the short term. Next up on our gearcase education tour is the new OEM (original equipment manufacturer) unit. The new OEM unit is made by your motor manufacturer (ie. Volvo, Mercury, Evinrude…) and will contain … Read more

Non-OEM Gearcases: good, the bad, the ugly

The Non-OEM, Aftermarket Gearcase   There are new, replacement, non-OEM lower units on the market selling for very cheap prices.  Prices so good they are too good to be true! The saying goes – “you get what you pay for” and that just may be the case.  On the plus side, some of these aftermarket … Read more

The Truth about Gearcase Replacement

Boy repairing Mercruiser Sterndrive

Replacing a damaged gearcase is one of the most common and most expensive repairs boaters can encounter.  It’s a common repair because the lower unit is easily damaged by hitting hidden objects underwater.  Sometimes after hitting an object underwater, the damage may not be totally obvious.  The problem is that a small bend in your … Read more