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WD 45 Shift Rod Question???

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Gary U. in NJ

09-29-2002 04:03:07




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Here's my question...

I removed my shift cover to resecure 3rd & 4th gear fork (not a problem) and notice that I can not get the shift rods for reverse and 3rd/4th to slide back and forth (these shouldn't be any harder to move should they?).

I'm guessing the spring and balls may be out of wack (why, I have no idea just all of a sudden). So the real question is, how the heck do you gain access to the spring and ball? I notice the circular plug covers - are these screwed on???

At this point I'm believing its magical assembly work of tiny elves...

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Steve (WI)

09-29-2002 05:45:24




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 Re: WD 45 Shift Rod Question??? in reply to Gary U. in NJ, 09-29-2002 04:03:07  
Gary

First of all...good luck with that problem...I had the same thing happen last summer. Those covers are freeze plugs and you can knock them right out with a screw driver...dont worry about damage because you can get the plugs at any auto parts store.

It's a tricky little job getting everything put back together...as you will probably see... After going thru all of the trouble of re-building I found it did'nt help much. May be I did something wrong or there was another problem...I dont know...the "balls" of the shifter were in very good shape.

After a lot of headache and time I decided to exchange the shifter with one I found at a local bone yard that shifted fine. (Got lucky here as it was obviously recently re-built.) Cost me only $25 with the exchange.

The elves that put these things together in the first place must have been powerfull magical creatures...I wholeheartidly agree!

Good luck,

Steve

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Gary U. in NJ

09-29-2002 14:27:07




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 Re: Re: WD 45 Shift Rod Question??? in reply to Steve (WI), 09-29-2002 05:45:24  
Thanks for the help (also,thanks Dave in Ontario). I managed to remove the freeze plugs and get it to work. Reinstallation on the transmission was brutal. Most of the day spent trying to see what I was lining up. I finally drained the transmission and set the shift up in reverse gear to get it to work.

I do notice that the shifter lever will need a little beefing. Thanks again for the help!!!

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