Patent Number: 6,309,264

Title: Cylinder assembly for marine propulsion unit

Abstract: An improved hydraulic cylinder arrangement for a marine propulsion unitpermits primarily effective tilt and trim movement through a compound tiltand trim cylinder. At least one first shock absorber valve is provided ona tilt piston and at least one second shock absorber valve is provided ona tilt cylinder that acts as a trim piston in a trim adjusted rangeoperation. In another feature of the invention, a filter is disposedupstream of the second shock absorber valve.

Inventors: Saito; Hideki (Shizuoka 438-8501, JP)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013