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MUD-SKIPPER® Long Tail Mud Motor Kit 8-16hp - 2 Piece Shaft

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MUD-SKIPPER® Long Tail Mud Motor Kit 8-16hp - 2 Piece Shaft

MUD-SKIPPER® Long Tail Mud Motor Kit 8-16hp - 2 Piece Shaft


MUD-SKIPPER® Long Tail Mud Motor Kit 8-16hp - 2 Piece Shaft

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Introducing the Mud-Skipper 8-16HP Long Tail Motor Drive System


The long tail shaft separates into two pieces making transport easier and makes shipping to you less expensive at the same time!

The Kit Includes:

  • 2 Piece - 100" Long Shaft and Polymer Sleeved Prop Bushing - with 4 Taiken Shaft bushings
  • PTO Housing powder coated BLACK with Hardened "T" Style Wing Bolts
  • The kit is designed for 8hp to 16hp motors by using a 1" Horizontal, keyed PTO shaft  (see list of some of the compatible motors below)
  • 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)
  • Please make sure you DOUBLE CHECK the diameter of the PTO on your motor before ordering!



Newly Designed Transom Mount - Grade 8 Hex Bolts & Grease Fittings.

Transom Mount is 4" Deep 



The Engine Mount




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

The tiller handle attaches to either side

The PTO Shaft Connector

The PTO fits over the Engine Shaft and the Drive Shaft slots into it. Includes both screw and key mechanisms to lock into place.


The Drive Housing

The housing is bolted over the engine's drive shaft

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

Please add the Mud-skipper 10hp, 13hp 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 also a few of the  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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