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The Mud-Skipper 8-16HP Long Tail Motor Drive System




The Kit Includes:


  • 100" Long Shaft with 3 Zerk Fittings &  Polymer Propeller Bushing - Powder Coated Black
  • PTO Housing with Hardened "T" Style Wing Bolts
  • PTO Inner Shaft uses 2 Roller Bearings with Grade 5 Steel Bolts AND Key for Engine Mounting
  • Redesigned 4" Deep Transom Mount Clamp with Hardened Wing Bolts. Also, see our Transom Pad Kit!
  • Adjustable Engine Mount Base - 5 Settings for Engine Balance - Incl. Grade 5 Nuts & Bolts
  • Adjustable Tiller Handle - Swaps Easily from Left Hand to Right Hand Steering
  • "Z" Style Tiller (Steering Handle) Includes Comfortable Rubber Grip
  • 2 Aluminum Propellers - 7.5" & 8.5" Diameter. Now powder coated for efficiency and longer life
  • Cantilever Style Throttle Lever
  • Stainless Throttle Cable 
  • Push Button & Tethered Safety Kill Switch
  • Weighs 52lbs (without engine)


Transom Mount

Newly Designed Transom Mount - Reinforced "T" Style Wing Bolts & Grease Zerk Fitting. Transom Mount is 4" Deep 


Engine Base

The Engine Mount

The four bolt holes fit most engine bases from 8hp to 16hp

The tiller handle can be fixed to either side to allow for left hand and right hand steering



The engine base has FIVE different settings for engine balance and propeller control

The long tail swivels 360 degrees and can rest inside your boat during transport


PTO Shaft

The PTO Shaft Connector

The 1" diameter PTO shaft fits over the engine's crank and the long tail slots into it on the reverse end. Includes both screw and key mechanisms to lock into place. The PTO shaft uses 2 roller bearings.

PTO Housing With Wing Bolts and Grease Cup

The Drive Housing

The housing is bolted over the engine's drive shaft. Easily apply grease through the two zerk fittings installed.

All engines have the four bolt hole configuration. This kit utilizes a 5" Bolt Circle

Please add one of the electric start engines to your cart above for an additional cost and we will ship everything you need to get right on the water! The kit also fits the following 1" Horizontal, Keyed Shaft Motors:

  • The Harbor Freight 420cc Horizontal Output Shaft
  • Honda G300-400, GX-240, 270, 340, 390
  • Honda 11hp GX340 models: GX340UT2QA2, GX340UT2QNE2
  • Honda 13hp GX390 models: GX390UT2QAA2, GX390UT1QNE2, GX390UT2QXC9 & DUCAR 13hp (which is a Honda GX390 clone)
  • CARROL STREAM COMPANY 11hp, 13hp, 16hp
  • MAXTOOLS 16HP Duromax (may not come with all throttle cable clips)


The Throttle Linkage Connections


Engine Requirements

  • 1" Keyed, Horizontal Drive Shaft with 5" Bolt Circle (Holes 3.5" x 3.5" in a square)
  • Engine Mounting Bolt Holes - 3.75" x 7.6875"


Kill Switch Installation






Limited Two Year Warranty:

If, within TWO years from the date of purchase your longtail mud-motor kit fails due to a defect in materials, or workmanship, we will repair or replace, at our discretion, any part that we determine to be defective in materials or workmanship, free of charge. If the product fails, the buyer must contact Mud-Skipper for an RMA prior to returning the product. Failed parts must be returned for inspection. Shipping expenses for any item submitted for repair or replacement under this warranty are the responsibility of the owner of the item. Mud-Skipper will provide return shipping of the repaired or replaced part to the customer via UPS, USPS parcel post, or other freight carrier of our choice (additional charges for expedited return shipping to the buyer is the responsibility of the buyer). This warranty does not cover damage due to impact, normal wear, excessive wear to the shaft or shaft bushings due to lack of lubrication, neglect, corrosion, lack of maintenance, modification to the product, or misuse. The customer will be responsible for the shipping costs of any item returned to them that is not covered under warranty. This warranty is provided to the original purchaser. Proof of original purchase is required on all warranties, exchanges, and returns. Electrical parts ARE covered under this warranty. Propellers ARE NOT covered under this warranty.




Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, email us.


We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

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