Method and apparatus for air cooled outboad motor for small marine craft

  • US 7,052,340 B1
  • Filed: 09/15/2003
  • Issued: 05/30/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/17/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A portable drive assembly having means for temporary attachment to the transom of a shallow draft watercraft said portable drive assembly comprising an elongated drive housing enclosing an upper drive assembly a lower driven assembly and a timing belt connecting said upper drive assembly to said lower driven assembly, an engine mounting plate attached externally to said drive housing located adjacent said upper drive assembly perpendicular to said drive housing said lower driven assembly further comprising a propeller shaft partially enclosed within a shaft housing attached to said drive housing adjacent said driven assembly extending at least 12 inches beyond said drive housing and a propeller attached to said propeller shaft.

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