1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 233Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 233

13811391 4Insert the assembled driveshaft into the tool base and tighten preload screw CD against the driveshaft until groove
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 obtained in Step from 0.020 in(0,508 mm) to determine the correct shim thickness requiredSelect fewest number
of shims to achieve correct thickness10Remove the driveshaft from the tool baseRemove the collar and bearing housing from
the driveshaft and add the required amount of shims1Note Use extreme care when removing bearing housing to avoid damaging
the sealsUse OMC Driveshaft Seal Protector, PIN 31661411Check shimming by reassembling the driveshaft with shims and placing
it back into the tool baseThe measurement between the gauge bar and pinion should be 0.020 in(0,508 mm)12Remove the nut and