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#12620483 - 02/10/18 12:44 PM 1991 150 hp Johnson gt lower unit question
Ifuonlyknew322 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/26/04
Posts: 754
Loc: bryan tx
I resealed the whole lower unit with new seals and everything.I used triple guard grease for all bearing and evinride gasket sealer i pulled the bearing housing and resealed That also and greased it.My issues is I put everything back together and turn the prop by hand is really tight it will spin but you have to put a little pressure on it,Is this suppose to happen when you see reseal a lower unit? Do i need to run it awhile on the lake to loosen it up ? There is no binding when put in forward and reverse so I'm not sure what the deal is?
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#12621494 - 02/11/18 07:20 AM Re: 1991 150 hp Johnson gt lower unit question [Re: Ifuonlyknew322]
OPTI Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/23/04
Posts: 1474
Loc: Benbrook Tex
I would pull carrier back out and check the reverse gear thrust washer and thrust bearing.....OPTI

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#12623361 - 02/12/18 09:20 AM Re: 1991 150 hp Johnson gt lower unit question [Re: Ifuonlyknew322]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11484
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
If you use the Sierra seal kit, the prop seals will be pretty tight for a while.
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#12624040 - 02/12/18 02:40 PM Re: 1991 150 hp Johnson gt lower unit question [Re: Ifuonlyknew322]
Ifuonlyknew322 Offline
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Registered: 05/26/04
Posts: 754
Loc: bryan tx
The Sierra seal kit is what I used,I checked the all the gears and bearing everything is is really good shape,Just tight.Guess I just need to break it in!
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