1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 160Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 160

Thoroughly clean and degrease the crankcase mating flange of the cylinder block with OMC Cleaning Solvent and let air dry
at room temperatureDiscard your Gel-Seal II if its age cannot be determinedUsing old Gel-Seal II could cause crankcase air
leaks 138140Position the crankcase on the cylinder blockAlign mounting holes and upper main bearing a-ring in grooveInstall
main bearing screws finger tight 39141When the is seated, install and firmly seat the crankcase taper pm 140142Use soft face
mallet and lightly tap bottom of crankshaft to seat the lower main bearing 43Lightly coat new lower crankcase head a-ring