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Old 04-09-2003, 01:19 PM
96C280 96C280 is offline
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It worked...barely.....using the "spacer bushing" and bolt concept.

-Putting the bolt and washer and nut into the gear level was difficult.

-Forcing the bushing through with the tool was relatively easy, just difficult to determine if the bushing was all the way through (bushing gets quite compressed in the procedure).

-Taking the bolt out after the bushing is in was very difficult in my situation as the bushing in place restricted the angle of entry/exit of the bolt and, as you all know, space is at a premium. In short, make the bolt as short as possible and/or as thin as possible in order to remove it after inserting the bushing.

I hope for my sake, I won't have to change the bushings for another 5-6 years. But the shifter feels really sweet now. Thanks for everyone's input.
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