Can you turn the propshaft? Screw the shift rod back in and see if you can get it into neutral and both shafts should spin free?
Darn piston and rings are over $70, another new head gasket $15. This old girl is hardly worth the trouble but I'm already $60 invested...
Yes there was water in the gear oil stripped it down to replace waterpump and gearshift rod houseing noticed that rubber bellow type seal was split also
Sandkicker on what motor did you run those different strainers ? Im wondering what hose size I should buy for the VP 5.7
My boat is still on its