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    Default Bendent spring and balls 1979 Johnson 35el79a help don't where they go

    I just bought a old fixer upper an tryn to rebuild the lower unit ... It was popping in full throttle anyway I started to disassemble lower unit after watching some helpful video on YouTube an Google . Came apart easy , an I tried to take it easy pulling shaft out so I could see how it went together but didn't see where they fell out . Diagrams on web don't show to good any help would b greatly appreciated
    Last edited by Travis.c.c; 07-19-2017 at 07:50 PM.

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    Default Re: Bendent spring and balls 1979 Johnson 35el79a help don't where they go

    In the middle of the prop shaft is a hole. A spring goes in there and a ball on each side of it then slide the shift dog over them. Those are the shifting detents.

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    Default Re: Bendent spring and balls 1979 Johnson 35el79a help don't where they go

    Thanks flyingscott i thought so but wasn't sure u made me happy to hear that thanks alot

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