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Old 01-30-2013, 07:36 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by boxerotto View Post
has anyone actually shortened the shaft?
Yes it has been done this way. It is mentioned on Snowbum's site but I don't think he talks about what happens with the push rod length. Does it also get chopped? I'd have to compare myself to be sure. I think the push rod stays as is. But I'm not sure.

Do use some kind of an air powered rotory tool with a fresh cutting wheel. Or I guess make do with what ever you got. Also bevel the edge of the cut.

Big advantage of course is this can be done with the trans assembled.
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