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Testy

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Have a 98 Nitro Tracker 640lx with a 75hp Tracker Force. Trying to determine if I can install a hydraulic steering system in it. Was checking out the SeaStar and Baystar systems. The Baystar system seems like it would be best with the 75hp motor we have. I have not been convinced it will work. One tech says it will and another says it won’t. Has anyone installed one on a 75 hp motor?
 

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I have a 2004 640LX with a tweaked 75hp optimax. I replaced the cable sreering with Baystar years ago, you can steer at low speed with 1 finger, you can let go of steering wheel at full throttle and it runs strait, ( not recommending that).
Was a 1 day project for me. Best upgrade ever.
 

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Yes it will work. The SeaStar kits are decent and some with good instructions. You can contact them directly for specific guidance.
 

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Thanks for the pictures too. We do not have the exact same motor even though they are both 75hp. Makes me believe it will work on ours.
 

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We are going to try a different pivot plate. Maybe then the arms on the cylinder will connect. It will be here early next week.
 

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