Originally Posted by dabnis
On mine, the only bolts I can see are bolts 53 & 55. There is a member by the name of pvann---? who is a Tohatsu rep. He may be able to help you, or maybe your local dealer could tell you what the trick is?
Is there an anode ? if so removing the bolt may help you Some outboard engines have the anode bolted on the bottom of the shaft...and this also holds the shaft in...