1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 186Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 186

Midsection Adjustments40RS, 40, 48, 50 Steering Friction Adjustment]The steering friction adjustment is preset at the factoryReadjust
Trim Angle Adjustment rn murr.stern angleThe motor ispositions for adjustingin motor's The bracket has three mini trim shipped
with tilt pin second holeThi ill be the best position for most boatsOn some boats it may be advi sable 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, thenPlace 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