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Powrtran TAILFIN 8001 Kicker Motor Steering System for Outboard Motors with Steering Tube
Powrtran TAILFIN Kicker Steering System

Powrtran TAILFIN 8001 Kicker Motor Steering System for Outboard Motors with Steering Tube

On sale $669.99
Retail Price:$721.99
Your Savings:$52.00(7%)
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Part Number:8001

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Options for Tailfin Steering Unit
Extra TAILFIN Wireless Remote [+$35.99]
Steer Tube Kit STK-100 For Outboard Motors without a Steering Tube [+$85.99]
10' Switch Cable Extension [+$30.99]
Motor Extension Cable 10 feet [+$30.99]
Motor Extension Cable 4 feet [+$28.99]
Fit Kit for Tailfin
TAILFIN Fit Kit A- Standard Bracket (please see below)
TAILFIN Fit Kit B - Quick Disconnect (please see below)
TAILFIN 8001 Kicker Motor Steering System! Replacing the Python 7800W Steering System


  • Brand new remote with protective cover and longer lanyard and improved remote battery-life; 
  • quick disconnect linkage option
  • Internally , cork sealed electric motors
  • Mirror-polished steering linkage;
  • Shut-off switch with LED indicator to assist in programming and troubleshooting
  • All new wireless control with adjustable speed and ramp speed capabilites--This allows the user to set the response of the system to their preferences! 

Introducing the All-new TAILFIN Kicker Steering System – the quickest in the industry.  Steer time is adjustable down to just under 2 seconds lock to lock. Most importantly, the responsiveness of the TAILFIN lets you make quick adjustments and tight turns in all conditions. From smooth as glass to rough and windy waters, the TAILFIN kicker steering system is an ideal choice.

The upgraded wireless remote features a long battery life and a protective cover so you can troll all day in comfort.

The TAILFIN Kicker Steering System is designed for closed throttle cruising and trolling and can be operated by hand or foot.  Whether you are bowfishing, trolling, or steering a motorized kayak, wireless kicker steering is an incredible upgrade. Grab your TAILFIN kicker steering system today and see for yourself that “There’s nothing quicker to control your kicker!”

**All TAILFIN Remote Kicker Steering Systems include both a wireless remote and a two-button switch with 24’ of cord.
If you need more than 24’ of cord to properly route the two-button switch from the battery compartment to wherever you wish to mount it, you will want this extension.

***All TAILFIN Remote Kicker Steering Systems utilize a relay control which mounts near your battery.
Our electric motors come with 6’ of cord which is generally enough to reach the relay control if it is mounted in a battery compartment in the rear of the boat. If your battery compartment is more toward the center of the boat, you may need an extension cable to properly route your motor cable to the relay.

“Note: At this time, the only outboards requiring our B Fit Kit are Mercury EFI Tiller motors. All others, including Mercury EFI Remote models and Carbureted Mercury Tiller motors will use the A Fit Kit”.
4 Stars
It took 3 hours for the installation. I trolled salmon last week in the Half Moon Bay, CA. with the ocean current, wind and waves - I had to constantly steer the boat at all time - got tired of that. I reprogrammed the MAX and steer speed to the slowest level to keep the boat go straight, but still didn't go straight. 1. The quick release bracket too short - may be it's a prototype bracket? 2. Installation manual very clear - helped a lot during my install. 3. The system responds much better with a wire remote control than the wireless remote. 4. I don't like the placement of the cable connect on the side, my fishing lines tangle with this cable. I prefer the old way on this one. Over all, I like it.
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Reviewed by:  from Santa Clara. on 8/8/2019

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