P/N 27720 Detent is a shifter bearing assembly upgrade made by OMC
Upgrade as listed below OEM 915954 Will allow shifter rod assembly to find
centre of forward and reverse location. The old version had 1/8 inch or more play when moving shifter 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 of detent.
shifter rod to go into forward and reverse gear with about 7 to 10 lbs. Old detent shifter rod was about 15 to 20 lbs to move
rod. Modification now places less pressure on shift cable.
Less wear on clutch dog and forward
gears as shift cable sides in and out of gear easier.
Shift cable life expectancy with modification
will last longer with 10 lbs less pressure on metal cable when changing gears.