I tightened up the fuel pump and lines and tried another tank and fuel line (like new) and it died again after a bit. I then kept the primer bulb firm
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Chop the nut to pieces and take it out..........-----New plate with seal is avalable on this site.-----On a budget then possibly put 2 more holes in the
Where the shift rod enters the lower unit is just an access hole for the rod to run through. The actual shift shaft seal is down by the water pump you