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Mud-Skipper 18-22hp Surface Drive 1:1 GEAR RATIO - Base Model

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$175.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)
  • Longtail Propeller 8" Diameter
  • Longtail Propeller 8.5" Diameter
  • Longtail Propeller 9" Diameter
  • Prop Aluminum 9.5"
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Mud-Skipper 18-22hp Surface Drive 1:1 GEAR RATIO - Base Model


Mud-Skipper 18-22hp Surface Drive 1:1 GEAR RATIO - Base Model

  • Longtail Propeller 8" Diameter
  • Longtail Propeller 8.5" Diameter
  • Longtail Propeller 9" Diameter
  • Prop Aluminum 9.5"


PLEASE NOTE - The anti cavitation plate is no longer used/sold on this model. The plate added no perfomance benefits for engines under 23hp and was essentially dead weight. 


Mud-Skipper 18-23hp Surface Drive Assembly - Base Model

A no-nonsense version of our popular 18-23hp surface drive, the BASE model is direct drive via synchronous belt. The clutch is gone, saving weight and money! (cannot be retrofitted with clutch after purchase)



Please use the Engine & Assembly option above to choose:

  • Kit only - provide your own engine
  • Kit and engine - Ships on pallet by requires assembly
  • Fully assembled, ready to run surface drive


New Features:

1 Piece Cast Aluminum Housing

 304 Stainless Steel Rudder Plate and Tail Brace

Significant weight savings!






Includes the following features:

  • Fits 1" horizontal keyed shaft gasoline engines, like the Harbor Freight 22hp Predator Engine (pictured, but not included)
  • Synchronous Belt Drive
  • Direct Drive - No clutch, no reverse, manual trim 
  • One 2 Blade Stainless Steel Propeller 10"
  • Kit Weight (without engine) - 120 lbs
  • Dimensions - 37"L x 14"W X 29"H
  • 36" "Z" Style Foldable Tiller Handle
  • Fits Boats with 18-20" Transom
  • Locking Tilt Pin on Transom
  • Vented Body for Added Cooling
  • Stainless Steel Drive Shaft
  • Sealed Roller Bearings in Tail Assembly
  • Multiple Grease Points
  • Moveable Carrying Handle
  • Left and Right Hand Steering
  • Easily Adjust Height and Trim
  • Safety Kill Switch with Push Button Stop
  • Includes Engine Tachometer - Hour Meter
  • Ships on a Pallet by Motor Freight
  • 18-23hp Base Model Kit DOES NOT include a Centrifugal Clutch and DOES NOT have Reverse or power trim




The kit fits the following 1" Horizontal, Keyed Shaft Motors - Please DOUBLE check that the engine you select has a 1" horizontal, keyed shaft (2-29/32" long, and has a 5" bolt circle)

  • The Harbor Freight 670cc V Twin 22hp
  • Honda GX630 (Models GX630RHQZE and GX630RHQZBE)
  • Vanguard 18hp 570cc (Model 33564473079G1)
  • Vanguard 23hp 627cc (Model 3864473079G1 and Model 3854473075G1)
  • Kohler Command Pro 22.5hp 674cc (Model PACH6803088)
  • And more....




Frame, sub-frame, main body and housing of this unit includes a THREE year limited warranty against manufacturer defects from date of purchase. Propellers and electrical components are NOT warrantied.




Internal components such as; clutches, chains, belts, transmission shafts, bearings, oil seals, sprockets, gears and gear shafts will include a ONE year limited warranty from date of purchase.




The unit may be returned for a full refund within 14 days of receipt if in NEW and UNUSED and UNASSEMBLED condition and in original packaging. (Gasoline engines from Mud-skipper have a limited warranty for 90 days). Returns within 30 days of NEW, UNUSED and UNASSEMBLED products will incur a restocking fee. Returns are NOT accepted for used, tested or assembled kits.




Buyer is responsible for return shipping for any/all warranty claims. Buyer is responsible for all return shipping costs. Mud-Skipper® does not provide pre-paid return labels. Mud-Skipper® and Revolution Surface Drive® registered trademarks. Mud-Skipper reserves the right to deny warranty claims for any customization, modification, disassembly of components or poor/lack of maintenance.




We ship using FedEx. Some heavy items may be shipped using LTL Freight. Shipping quotes can be viewed on our web site, after you add an item to your shopping cart.

We ship all products from our Lyons, NY location.

Returns Policy

Returns are accepted on new, unused, unassembled products in their original packaging only, within 30 days of their receipt.

Please contact us to receive an RMA number. Return shipping charges are the responsibility of the buyer. Returns may be subject to a 15% restocking fee.

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