Shifiter Linkage Questions

by Burt lyon
(Conesus NY 14435)

I am missing a bushing for a 1956 chris craft shifter linkage, the  engine is a 6 cylinder gray marine

I am missing a bushing for a 1956 chris craft shifter linkage, the engine is a 6 cylinder gray marine

Please help need bushing for 1956 chris craft shifter linkage.


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shifiter linkage
by: cal

Finding parts you can look for used parts but i would suggest you try a marine supply, send a picture.

In the past I have used aircraft controls when I was replacing wire and wheel.

Solid core comes in all different OD/id if its a bushing drop in to a machine shop they have it all or a bearing shop.

Save time and money get the job done and enjoy the ride good picture.

With the solid core it has a horse shoe that connects to the shifting arm so its not sloppy and a counter-pin the casing to the solid core can be clam pt to a peace of angle iron, drill holes for u clamps.

Two clamps should do the trick.

You want this secure but do not crush casing.

Attach the angle iron to the reduction gear, one nut should do it.

Added the extra just in case you got a boat with out the cables enjoy.

I do hope that helps.

Bushing Need
by: Al DeForest

Well, what was in there? If a bushing is put in will the key still be effective?

Measure shaft diameter and shift arm bore. Go to McMaster Carr on line and see if they have a bushing to fit the difference.

Modify the bushing to clear the shaft key and that should do it. The arm is not rotating very far and not continuously so the fit doesn't have to be perfect, only tight and aligned.

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