P/N 27720 Detent is assembly upgrade made by OMC in 1991.
as listed below OEM 915954 Will allow rod assembly to find centre of forward and reverse location. The old version had 1/8
inch or more play when moving rod in neutral location.
This now allows the installer to measure base to top of rod end
receiver. This neutral or centre reading should be 7-.156 inches or 8 turns. Upgrade has built in tapper lead on both side
This allows shifter rod to go into forward and reverse gear with about 7 to 10 lbs. Old detent rod was about
15 to 20 lbs to move rod. Modification now places less pressure on cable.
Less wear on clutch dog and forward gears
as cable sides in and out of gear easier.
Cable life expectancy with modification will last longer with 10 lbs less
pressure on metal cable when changing gears.