Bust cutless on Cutlass

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Herr'nit! No way I'll get a Volvo shaft seal on there... Back to the drawing board!

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And, does anyone recognise the allegedly-Citroen 2-cyl lump?

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Heckler

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Herr'nit! No way I'll get a Volvo shaft seal on there... Back to the drawing board!

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And, does anyone recognise the allegedly-Citroen 2-cyl lump?

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Easy peasy, drill out the broken stud, get a machine shop to make up a flange to bolt on with a stub to suit the Volvo seal and away you go
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You could probably get that housing machined down to take the seal. You may find a white metal bearing inside which you can replace with a composite or a piece of cutless.

Not sure that is a 2CV engine, which is a horizontally opposed air cooled twin. If it is French it could be a Renault Couach.
 

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Definitely not a 2CV engine. As Tranona says, they were an air-cooled flat twin (and petrol anyway). Also looks quite big for something with a 20' waterline! Are you sure it's only 12 horse?

The stud should drill out with no problems. Avocet has a very similar one. Personally, I wouldn't bother with a seal. If it's like Avocet, you'll have two remote greasers - one for each end, and I've never had so much as a drop of water come up the stern tube. I've never replaced a cutless bearing either, and there's no play at either end. It doesn't run hot even after 6 or 8 hours hard slog.
 
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