1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 50 thru 70 3-cylinder Service Manual, Page 218Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 50 thru 70 3-cylinder Service Manual, Page 218

15Move shift rod from side-to-side while pushing on the propeller shaft to ensure proper alignment of the bearing housing
the gearcaseUsing OMC Driveshaft Seal Protector, PI 312403, slide the driveshaft bearing housing onto the driveshaft19Install
the pinion and the driveshaft as follows: Pull up on the shift rod to engage the FORWARD gear position Degrease tapers of
the pinion and the driveshaftInstall the pinion and the driveshaft in the gearcase Using OMC Pinion Nut Holder, PI 320675,
start the pinion nut onto the driveshaft While holding the pinion nut with an 1116 inopen-end wrench and the driveshaft with
OMC Driveshaft Holding Socket, PI 334995, tighten the pinion nut to 40-45 ftIbs(54-60 Nm)Pad handle of the wrench to prevent
damage to the gearcase INote Over-tightening or under-tightening of the pinion nut will reduce pinion lifeIf application