74 johnson 50 hp

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by KGK20, May 30, 2007.

  1. KGK20

    KGK20 New Member

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    I took the lowe unit off and replaced with a 81 evenrude 50 hpthe props look the sme every thing matched up got it together started up and ran shifted but when i put it in the water and shifted in to drive it went backwards did i put it together wrong or will it not work the 2 lower units look the same prop shaped the same way . Thanks for any help. Keith
     
  2. Bobpaul

    Bobpaul New Member

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    Some times the engines are set up through the control box to push for prward or pull for forward.

    Are you using a control box or not?