We extend to you a cordial "WELCOME ABOARD !" Come on in, make yourself at home, we are a friendly group of enthusiasts, and we also appreciate the classic Chris Craft Roamer, Corsair, and Lancer boats too , as they are all on the same family tree and share much in common !
Paul, Eric, and All:
Thanks, Eric, and in the words of Pau1 P1etcher, "sheeesh"! I just now followed Eric's link, went to the shop and changed the direction in about 5 minutes. No big deal. A couple of notes for the next guy... Note that on the photo on the link you cannot see that there are TWO arrows opposite each other on the face plate but you can on the photo that Paul supplied. Make sure you get this right and bolt it back together. I missed this in my initial panic. And true enough, there are four other holes for the bolts to fit in, once you rotate it around. I just tapped the face plate lightly in a sideways fashion to get it to rotate. It does not have to come out, it will just slide around to the new set of holes. Where is this face plate? It is on the front of the part that bolts to the bell housing. In fact, you do not have to take anything apart and can access the face plate with the bell housing still bolted on to the transmission and pump assembly.