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Do you have the serial number of the unit?
Did the brass water tube come out of the engine when you lowered the gear case?
Ok, How close do you get to getting the gear case up to be installed.
Have you turned the flywheel slightly to get to aligned?
If I am remembering this engine correct, there is a long guide tube at the top of the driveshaft housing. Use a good bright flashlight and see if it is there. It would look like you are actually missing it and this is why you are not getting the gear case all the way up.