Changing from double lever to single lever engine controls problem

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Here is the model.

However, it seems no matter which single lever control you purchase- both control cables have to move the same way.

I believe I will have to continue with double set up for now until if/when I decide to reroute the gear cable to approach from the opposite way



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Here is the model.

However, it seems no matter which single lever control you purchase- both control cables have to move the same way.

I believe I will have to continue with double set up for now until if/when I decide to reroute the gear cable to approach from the opposite way



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I don't believe that, there must be a way.
 

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page 5 of 12. Can't quite make out how the shift cable is secured. But the shift arm should be mirrored it says. It also shows examples of different setups that have push pull combinations. It's possible I'm pretty sure.

EDIT: look at the small diagram on page 5, right side. It shows the shift arm mirrored.
 

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Thanks for sticking with this.

I looked over page 5- also lists two other motors that do have push and pulls for throttle/ gear- so you are probably correct.

The directions are challenging in this regard. I will keep at it.

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That control box can do any combination. You need to literally take it all apart for some of the settings. On a single engine setup the shift lever will be on the right side when installed. I will agree the instructions are poor but don't give up, you will figure it out. When I did my replacement I had the control box completely apart and carefully studied the diagrams till it made sense. Good luck.
 

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Ok great- I will do the same and hopefully post results in the near future. Thanks for every ones help.
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I did speak with Seastar yesterday and was put through immediately to technical service. They were helpful. The directions are truly horrendous given what they ASSUME you would figure out from the diagrams. Anyway- when I tackle this in the near future I will post a step by step.
 

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It's not as bad as you think. Hopefully you do not have a push to throttle, it is a little more complicated than a pull to throttle. Because of the slight amount of play in the cable the idle adjustment is affected easily if the cable length is not set correctly.
 

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Rose's Marine can tell you everything you need to know about Kobelt controls.
 

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I am replacing an older Morse control unit with a single lever unit.

Upon opening up my original Morse controls I find the gear cable to be a "push" setup, and my throttle cable to be a "pull" setup.

However, the new single lever Teleflex I unpackaged today has the option of either BOTH push or BOTH pull.

So what to do?

1. Go back to dual lever control box?(Not my preference)
2. Order a single lever action that has more cable hook up options? (if they make such a thing)
3. Re-route the transmission cable from a push to a pull orientation?
4. Something else?
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This what I have on my Wilcox 22 CC. This design has been around a very long time. We installed a similar model on a 1965 24 ft. Luger boat kit. When I got the Wilcox there was limited space on the center console and the steering wheel was more to starboard. In shifting into reverse, pulling the lever back, it was too close to the steering wheel. Upon inspection of the unit during total restoration, I noticed that the Morse unit shifter/throttle is universal and the lever can be located to either side. That was the simpler remedy of my problem.
 
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