OMC Cobra shift cable *Adjustment tools

GLM Marine aftermarket shift cable and OEM cables for outdrives

Last updated on 10/8/2023, 1:38:10 PM

  • Cobra shift cable for years 1986 to 1993 all motors except 2.3 liter
  • Electric Stringer lower unit shift cable and switch years 1968 to 1977
  • 400/800 series sterndrive shift cable years 1982, 1983, 1984 and 1985
  • 2 year warranty on all GLM product sold
  • Tools for OMC Cobra settings
  • OMC shift cable adjustment help & tools

Cobra outdrive parts & tools

21715 Cobra shift cable

  1. Shift cable is compatible with all OMC models for years 1986 – 1993
  2. Will not fit the OMC King Cobra model with cone clutch and the Ford 4 cylinder 2.3 liter.
  3. Some 5.0 liter Ford engines year 1993 with electronic fuel injection may have a slightly longer cable.
  4. Measure your cable length to see if you have a 5.0 liter Ford with fuel injection model. Require help Steward Hastings has great web page on cable adjustment years 1986 to 1991 clutch dog models
  5. Please note there has been an updated detent install by OMC since there article was published that make it easier to go into forward/reverse
  6. Update has much more accurate neutral setting in order to set up shifter rod.
  7. Installation note: shift rod should be installed 8 turns or 7.156 inches from gearcase base to the top of rod in the neutral position with ball seated out.
  8. Engine idle speed need to be 550-600 rpm for V8 and 650 max for V6 engine when engaging or clutch dog area on gear set will be damaged.
  9. P/N 21715 OMC Cobra shift cable includes guide tube, set screws and plastic adjustment tool. OEM-987661 54 inches long. $119.99

21432 Ancher OEM 915918

P/N 21432 Ancher OEM 915918 $8.89

89210 OMC Shift cable bellow

P/N 89210 Shift cable bellow OEM-911826 $11.89

21466 tie

P/N 21466 tie OEM-317893

21465 Cable tie large end OEM 320107

P/N 21465 tie OEM-320107

21434 Guide tube OEM 914742

P/N 21434 Guide tube OEM 914742 $10.89

21433 Set screw

P/N 21433 Set screw OEM 912304

18-9031 Sierra cement

P/N 18-9031 Sierra bellows cement $22.89
P/N 18-2246 OMC King Cobra OEM-987678 $249.89 Cable compatible with the Ford 460 models only. Will not work with cone clutch models.

90530 Rod height gauge

P/N 90530 GLM Marine aftermarket OMC height gauge for rod OEM 91227

90520 adjustment tool kit OEM 914017 and 915271

P/N 90520 OMC adjustment tool kit OEM 914017 and 915271
Require tools please see our OMC adjustment tools $159.95

90580 Plastic shift cable adjustment tool

P/N 90580 Same as above – plastic version. OEM 914017 and 915271 $29.95

90510 Shift cable adjustment tool

P/N 90510 GLM Marine aftermarket OMC tool OEM 915271

90500 Bellcrank alignment plate OEM-914017

P/N 90500 GLM Marine aftermarket OMC bell crank alignment plate OEM number 914017

21435 Guide tube kit

P/N 21435 Shift cable guide tube kit