depends on if short shaft , long shaft, or extra long shaft.
. this may help in the measurement
just skip to where he adjust the rod https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ufy6W9EI1cg
Shift Rod Heights 1973 thru 1981 50>235hp By OBJ
June 3rd, 2006, 01:56 PM
SHIFT ROD HEIGHT - 73’ THRU 81’ OMC Outboards
Use the following dimensions to make the correct height adjustment on the shift rod on all 50 thru 235 models from 1973 thru 1981.
S - Short Shaft (15”)
L - Long Shaft (20”)
XL - Extra Long (25”)
Sorry my book does not cover the 130 hp but if you call these people they will tell you the
measurement you need to know they work with diy Stone & Sons Marine
Boat dealer in Houston, Texas
Address: 3410 Oak Forest Dr, Houston, TX 77018
Phone: (713) 686-3011
NOTE: These measurements are made from the top or mating line of the gear case to the center line of the hole at the top of the shift rod.