1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 217Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 217

16Install the pinion and driveshaft as follows: Degrease tapers of the pinion and driveshaftInstall the pinion and driveshaft
nut with an '1116 inwrench and the driveshaft with an OMC Driveshaft Holding Socket, PIN 334995, tighten the nut to 40-45
ftIbs(54-60 Nm)Pad handle of the wrench to prevent damage to the gearcase INote Incorrecttorque ofthe pinion nut will reduce
pinion lifeDo not reuse damaged pinion nuts 120 17Apply OMC Gasket Sealing Compound to threads of the housing retaining screwsInstall
and tighten the screws to 14-16 ftIbs(19-22 Nm) 18Apply OMC Triple-Guard grease to two new shift housing -ringsInstall the