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Old 11-27-2012, 03:48 AM   #47
jdrocks
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Originally Posted by sailah View Post
Well this is just great, transmission won't go into 2-3-4-5-6 Started pulling it apart at midnight too tired to get all the way in it.

I think I'm going to start shopping for a new motor and use this for spares. Bastid
the 6spd cartridge transmission in your motor has a "positive neutral" feature that doesn't allow an upshift from neutral into 2 through 6 unless moving. so unless you were spinning the countershaft while trying to shift, it won't go into 2nd gear, or any higher gears either.

problems with that trans are rare, i don't recall any mention of outright failure. it's about as bulletproof as they get.
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