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justdave
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shifter fork guage?

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Post by justdave » Sat Apr 09, 2011 1:00 am

Can somebody explain to me how to use a jims shifter fork guage? I've borrowed one from a friend who say'd
the transmission needs to be in neutral but it just dosent want to work or does it need to be in gear and set
individually to first/second and third/fourth. Thanks DaveZ



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Re: shifter fork guage?

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Post by Robert Luland » Sat Apr 09, 2011 1:30 am

Dave it doesn’t work that way. I’m going to assume that that were talking about a ratchet top or hand shifter top. You take your measurement from the straights. Rotate your drum in to a position where the pin on the tool will index into one of the straight runs on the shifter drum, now lock the pin holder. Rotate the drum again until the other straight comes up and repeat. Tighten them up and transfer it to the tranny. You have to have the thimbles in place on the shifter fork sliders. Bob L

justdave
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Re: shifter fork guage?

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Post by justdave » Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:38 am

ok that makes alot more sense. Thanks. DaveZ

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