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    steering arm bolt

    have a 1980 something 40 hp needed new steering system. installed helm,wheel and new cable and steering arm. But not sure what type bolt goes from arm to steering bracket on front of motor . Appears to have came from bottom up with a lock nut on top. Please advise style and dia . I don't want to force something. Thanks Joe

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    #2
    Was there not a bolt and nut on it before you installed the new components? Along with the steering link?

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    #3
    no neither one had some rube goldburg affair with a 1/4 bolt and nut, trashed it all bought new .

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    #4
    if you bought the steering link kit it would have come with it.

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    #5
    No arm in kit , arm off 1980 Johnson from eBay

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    #6
    A 3/8" shoulder bolt should work with a SS washer and nylon insert lock nut.

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    #7
    thank you will install tomorrow