Originally Posted by stompjrkz400
yeah, im using the craftsman because its what i have. unfortunately the motor with the clutch is so long i cant even get it in front of the original shaft. i would have to shave so much of the top of the boat and the cg would be way off from the engine being so far forward
Fine a Homelite engine cheap around $20-30. The exhaust is out the side and would give you more room to move the motor back.