1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 187Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 187

Midsection Adjustments40RS, 40, 48, 50 Steering Friction Adjustment The steering friction adjustment is preset at the factoryReadjust
Trim Angle Adjustment The stern bracket has three positions for adjusting motor's minimum trim angleThe motor is shipped
with tilt pin in second holeThis will be the best position for most boatsOn some boats it may be advisable to limit the amount
of trim "IN" that can be usedThis may be due to large transom angle, the boat loading, or other reasonsIf it is necessary
to limit the trim angle, then: Place motor in full tilt position and engage trailering lock Remove locknut Move tilt pin
to next holeInstall and tighten locknut to torque of 20-25 ftIbs(27-34 Nm) Replace any locking type fastener if its locking