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Posted by Slyde [Email] (more from Slyde) on Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:43:51 Share Post by Email
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Hi, so the 5 sperd has given me that sign. Refusal to engage gear. After babying the vehicle back home..these are the symptoms:

1st gear..hardly moves
.feels like something hanging up, then a jerk. 3rd gear I can move the car...reverse..sometimes barely nefore a violent jerk. So I am dighing the old factory transmission tools out of the garage. I havent rebuilt a box in over 15 years.

I did not buy the dial indicator/jig(over 400.00 just for the jig if i can recall correctly) to measure backlash. I simply changed the pinion bearings and reused existing shims.

Question..how necessary is it to check for backlash?

If so, should i purchased a dial indicator and rig a jig?

Also, one tool that i regret was the shifting pin remover...excellent tool.
i wonder if someone can send measurement so i can make one up..or is there a source that manufacturers them?

thanks for any help

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