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How to Shim a Johnson or Evinrude Lower Unit
This is a how-to video I created years ago for a customer who wanted to set up a Johnson or Evinrude lower unit and did not have the driveshaft shimming tool. We have been checking backlash on J/E lower units and they all seem to like the 3/32 backlash at 2 inches. I’ve been thinking about putting up a more professional video, but this will suffice for now. This video was posted March 11, 2010, and has had 15,415 views as of 05/16/2019. I hope you enjoy it and if you have any questions please give us a call. We can sell you a rebuilt lower unit, we can rebuild yours, or we can sell you high-quality parts and back it up with technical advice to help you rebuild your own OMC Johnson Evinrude lower unit. At Advanced Marine we have been rebuilding lower units for 29 years now. We use only the finest gears seals, bearings, shafts, and water pumps. We also sell some of the special tools you may need to do it yourself.