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Re: shift patterns
Posted by Will on 6/12/2012, 1:12:32, in reply to "Re: shift patterns"
Your sure the shift rods are in the correct locations? Are the two short arms that bolt on the shafts that come out of the side of the trans facing up or down? Or is the engine running backwards? (sorry had to say that) |
: Something's not right. Wonder if the levers
: got switched even before you bought it? Did
: you drive it when you first bought it? I
: would guess your using the FC-170 shifter?
: They are different. Maybe it's one of the
: gremlins that pop up when you install a 170
: cab on a 150 chassis. The way you have it
: sure would be one funky throw from 2nd gear
: to 3rd!
: --Previous Message--
: OK - here's one for you - after all is said
: and done and my jeep is back together and
: moving under it's own power - have not had
: it out where I have been able to run through
: the gears in sequence - but - have found
: that as my jeep is "reassembled" -
: reverse is in the upper RIGHT of the H
: pattern - not the upper left as I have been
: led to believe - I have not
: "driven" it enough to verify what
: the rest of the pattern is - by the way - I
: took lots of notes and photos of the linkage
: - and have re-installed it the way it came
: out - and based on what I saw of the gears
: when I rebuilt the transmission / and the
: relation to the linkage and shift levers -
: it makes sense that reverse is where I find
: it - by the way I have one of Jesse's cross
: shift plates installed - I definately think
: that will save me some grief - but - any
: thoughts out there?
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