1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 125-300 90 degree LV Service Manual, Page 288Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 125-300 90 degree LV Service Manual, Page 288

1Assemble the driveshaft bearing housingthrust washerthrust bearingand pinion onto the driveshaftUse OMC Driveshaft Seal
bearing housing and measuring the clearance between the gauge bar and the bearing housing with feeler gaugesMeasure between
each pair of screw holesReplace the bearing housing and repeat check if variance exceeds 0.004 in(0,010 mm)[] 8Check the
squareness of the pinion to the driveshaft by holding the gauge bar against the bearing housing (between the screw holes)
while rotating just the driveshaft and pinion assembly and measuring the clearance between the gauge bar and the pinionReplace
the pinion or the driveshaft, as necessary, and repeat the check if variance exceeds 0.002 in(0,050 mm)9Subtract the average
clearance measurement you obtained in Step from 0.020 in(0,508 mm) to determine the correct shim thickness requiredSelect
the fewest number of shims to achieve the correct thickness10Remove the driveshaft from the tool baseRemove the collar and
bearing housing from the driveshaft, and add the required amount of shims INote Use extreme care when removing bearing housing