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kelso

I have a 15 hp johnston long leg and want to convert to a short. Can this be done easily in the garage. how hard is it?
pajeff

I don't think it is hard to do if you can handle a wrench, your main problem will be in sourcing the parts, add a new impeller for insurance.

And, if you can get hold of a manual, so much the better.
CraigKB

You can buy kits for them for around $400, they come with full installation instructions and are not difficult. Just make sure you buy the complete kit (unless your trying to salvage parts). Some kits require cutting and welding the gear selector shaft.
ChakaRaka

If you really need the short leg, why not trade? I bet there is someone with a sailboat that has something jury-rigged to make their short leg work for them. I'm not saying it is a sure thing, but why not look around a bit or throw a Craiglist/Kijiji ad together...

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