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Are all Z drives azmiuth adjustable?
AIUI, the term "Z drive" is also applied to through-hull drives using the same compact twin gearbox & vertical shaft layout, but when used only for forward propulsion. Andy Dingley (talk) 18:35, 3 November 2011 (UTC)