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Returning OMC parts and Core deposit information and shipping instructions

Last updated on 10/8/2023, 1:38:10 PM

  • All Cobra or 400/800 Stringer, electric shift gearcases from T.C. Marine require a core deposit of $460. This deposit is refunded once we receive your trade in (core).
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*Severely damaged, unusable Cobra or Stringer cores with gear-case housings which have extensive housing damage (examples: missing pieces of skeg (lower fin) on lower units, very large holes in housing which can’t be welded).

Unusable cores do not qualify for a full core deposit refunds. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding your core. Accepted Core Returns

  • Cobra upper and lower units
  • 400 / 800 upper and lower units
  • Stringer (electric shift) upper and lower units

Ship to:

T.C.Electronics / Marine
21 Canadian Road Unit 17
Toronto Ontario
Canada M1R 5G2

Instructions:

Place core into box and pack with solid foam (available at most construction stores).

If shipping an OMC Cobra upper unit, remove drive shaft and U-joint as our new and rebuilt Cobra upper units do not include the drive shaft or U-joint.

All oil must be drained from the unit before shipping.

If shipping an Cobra upper unit – the top cover assembly with dipstick must be included (see photo below) with the core.

$35 will be deducted from core charge if top cover and dipstick are not sent with core

Top cover assembly
21732 OMC dipstick
Ship FedEx ground
1-800-GO-FEDEX 1-800-463-3339

Please state on FedEx shipping form:

Value for customs $100 – boat parts for repair only returning to USA

*Customer is responsible for brokerage or customs charges and taxes if core returned package is declared at a value of more than $100
Cobra upper gearcase core repair packing
For questions or help regarding returning your OMC Cobra 400-800 Stringer core, please contact us at 416 751-7326

T.C. Marine
Monday – Friday (416) 751-7326
10 am – 8pm Eastern Standard Time