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The Mud-Skipper 8-16hp Deluxe Long Tail

Motor Drive System




The Kit Includes:

  • 1 Piece - 100" Long Solid Steel Driveshaft with Sealed Roller Bearings and Oil Seal
  • Entire mud motor powder coated HAMMER TONE grey
  • The kit is designed for 8hp to 16hp motors by using a 1" PTO shaft (see list of some of the compatible motors below)
  • PTO Housing Features Hardened Steel Coupler and pre-installed key
  • PTO Housing, PTO Shaft and Long Tail Shaft are one piece - eliminating multiple assembly steps
  • Redesigned Transom Mount with Hardened Bolts and Cups - Locks at 5 different points
  • Engine Mount Base - with Grade 5 Bolts and nuts
  • Transom Pivot Bearing
  • Multiple Grease Points
  • "Z" Style Adjustable Tiller Handle - Right and Left Hand Steering Option
  • 8.5" Diameter Stainless Propeller 
  • Stainless Steel Throttle Cable & Cantilevered "Brake" Style Aluminum Throttle Control Lever
  • Stainles
  • Push Button & Tethered Safety Kill Switch
  • Overall Length 147"
  • Tiller Length 42"
  • Weighs 62lbs (Before adding engine weight)
  • No Welding or Fabrication - requires only basic hand tools!
  • This long tail kit is designed for sneak boats, canoes, layout boats, jon boats etc.


Extras you do NOT get in the Standard Kit Include:


  • Stainless Exhaust System for Mud-Skipper 13.5hp or 15hp, Honda GX340-GX390 and Predator 420cc Engines (Please call us if you have the Predator 459cc)
  • 2 x Premium Marine Grease - 14oz tube
  • Spare Prop Nut
  • Double The Propellers - 2 x 8.5" Stainless Steel Props



Newly Designed Transom Mount - Grade 8 Hex Bolts & Cups

Transom Mount is 4" Deep and 2.75" Wide


The Engine Mount


The four bolt holes fit most engine bases up to 16hp

The tiller handle attaches to either side. Multiple engine balance settings.


The PTO Shaft Connector


The PTO Housing fits over the engines crankshaft. PTO housing, PTO shaft and long tail are 

all connected, eliminating multiple assembly steps!


The Drive Housing

The housing is bolted over the engine's drive shaft (crankshaft)

All 8hp to 16hp engines have the four bolt hole configuration. This kit utilizes a 5" Bolt Circle

Please add either the Mud-Skipper 10hp, 13.5hp or 15hp electric start engine to your cart for an additional cost and we will ship everything you need to get right on the water! Here are a few other engines the kit fits:

  • 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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