gearcase


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gearcase

(ˈɡɪəˌkeɪs)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a protective casing for the gear mechanism of a vehicle or piece of machinery
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Universal gearcase sizes are available from 02 to 11 for interchangeability.
The J750 features a 750 kW capacity gearcase. Increased gear and bearing capacity extends gear case life and the enhanced cowl turner improves performance and reliability.
Versatrak features twin Gerotor pumps on each side of the aluminum rear gearcase, which sense speed differences between the vehicle's front and rear axles.
Two gearcase styles are available with two- or three-stage units that mount in any position.
Combining the strengths of old and new--proven inspection methods and modern microprocessor techniques--was the key to implementing advanced manufacturing strategies at OMC Corp's new gearcase plant in Andrews, NC.
Key features include a 4.9-inch torpedo shaped gearcase, steel balance shaft gears, heavy duty transom bracket, freshwater flush system, 60-amp alternator, idle exhaust relief system, and SmartCraft SmartStart (making it impossible to grind the starter gear).
(If it's watery, gray or the color of coffee with cream, put your tools down and go watch "Jerry Springer" reruns until your dealership opens.) Refill the gearcase with the manufacturer's recommended gear lube.
Gearcase retrofits are available for various brands of extruders.
After I completed the job, because the boat was now on a trailer and the gearcase was accessible, I changed the gear oil, which usually entails draining the old and installing the new.