1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 231Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 231

Driveshaft Shimming Using Tool, PIN 393185 The driveshaft pinion is precisely meshed with the forward and reverse gears by
dimension can be used to measure the gauge to confirm accuracyThis dimension is 0.020 in(0,508 mm) shorter than the actual
shimmed length of the driveshaft37 COA3593 INote Before assembling the pinion to the driveshaft, degrease tapers on both
parts 1Lightly coat the threads of the pinion nut with outboard lubricantInstall the pinion Tighten the pinion nut to 40-45
ftIbs(54-60 Nm) 1371 2Assemble the driveshaft bearing housingthrust washerand thrust bearing onto the driveshaftUse OMC Driveshaft