Keep shims and thrust washer together and check for scoring in taper bearing cone or outside race area. Scoring is common
when outdrive has run with little or no oil in it.
26 Invert outdrive and the forward gear assembly will fall out
Invert outdrive and the forward gear assembly will fall out
If you need to remove forward coil or taper bearing then the following will be required. Insert two 18 inch long .250
national fine threaded rods (1/4 x 28 x 36 inch stainless steel) if you can find one. 1/4 stainless steel nut will be required
as well. Please note that forward coil does not all ways come out easy. You may have to heat gear-case to remove.
Add washers and nuts to pull forward coil out
After about 1 inch unit can be pulled up by hand
31 Pull the wire by hand
Pull the wire by hand
Care should be taken not to damage electric shift forward coil or wire