this short arm facing forward. Now, use a
punch, or similar tool, and depress the ball
and spring, and AT THE SAME TIME press
the shift detent down into the bearing hous-
ing. Rotate the shifter detent 1800 .
6- Place the cradle onto the shifter
shaft and in position in the bearing housing.
Install shifter lever with the cradle engaged
with the shifter detent.
Work the pin
through the shifter detent and cradle.
7- Install the clutch dog onto the pro-
peller shaft with the PROP END identifi-
cation on the dog facing the propeller end of
the shaft. Align the holes in the dog with
the slot in the shaft. Slide the forward gear
bearing onto the forward gear shoulder. In-
stall the thrust washer into the bearing
MECH SHIFT 40H) TO 60l-P
housing. Align the hole in the shifter shaft
with the hole in the clutch dog. Now, slide
the prOpeller shaft into the assembled for-
ward gear and bearing housing.
clutch dog retaining pin.
Install a NEW
clutch dog retaining spring.
Check to be
sure that one
coil of the spring does not
overlap another coil.
Move the shifter de-
tent down into the reverse gear position.
Set the assembly aside for later installation.
8- Obtain bearing installer, special tool,
OMC No. 391257.
Assemble the parts as
Place the lower driveshaft bearing on the
tool with the lettered side of the bearing
facing UP towards the driving face of the
tool. Use Needle Bearing Grease to hold the
bearing on the tool. Now, drive the bearing
into place until the washer makes contact
with the spacer.
Coat the threads of the
setscrew with Loctite. Secure the bearing
in place with the screw.
9- Obtain special tool, OMC No. 387131,
OMC No. 387206, and a short piece of pipe
to fit over the driveshaft, as shown. Use
the special tools and piece of pipe in an
arbor press to