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I replaced a driveshaft and bearings in a 2002 225 torpedo

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i replaced a driveshaft and bearings in a 2002 225 torpedo lower unit. Now when i tighten the retainer down on the top drive bearings, it tightens down on the bearings til the drive shaft won't turn. I removed shims and made no differance.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Charles replied 3 months ago.

How bad was the housing damaged when the old shaft broke?

Are you getting the upper bearing race in below the retainer nut?

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