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Ross Cox

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Hello fellas.

My gearbox is causing me some grief.I have finished bolting the cases back together after replacing bearings, a new 2nd gear synchro and steel fhift forks. All was going swimmingly until I tried selecting the Gears. I have and can select 1,2,3,4,5. NO BLOODY REVERSE. slider will not go past the neutral position. I have tried it with the reverse switch and the reverse gear lockout plug screwed in, still nothing. Going up to the shed to start dismantling it again to find the problem.

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Ross

 



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I believe I need an EVO 5th gear/reverse shift rail as there is a slight difference between the early VR4 and EVO.

Anybody have one, any one, Bueller?

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Ross



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Woo Hoo, I think I have found the problem. The reverse/5th gear shift rail is turned a little more to the left by the steel shift fork off a W5M33 box. I will come up/out to select 5th but won't go through the slot in the gear-change lever down/in to select reverse. I will hit it with a flapper wheel tomorrow to narrow the tongue. Shit I hope I am right. HA!!

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Ross



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Woo Hoo, I think I have found the problem. The reverse/5th gear shift rail is turned a little more to the left by the steel shift fork off a W5M33 box. I will come up/out to select 5th but won't go through the slot in the gear-change lever down/in to select reverse. I will hit it with a flapper wheel tomorrow to narrow the tongue. Shit I hope I am right. HA!!

Cheers
Ross

 

 

How did you go Ross?



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Up to shit. Had the box apart 4 times. Another prognosis..The reverse detent ball between 3/4 rail and 5/rev rail may not work if the rail is slightly out of wack. If I sort of half rebuild it I can make it work, but now 3/4 changes the 5/reverse gear as the detent ball isn't holding 3/4 rail in situ.

Not happy. I have some info coming in the morning from USA, a friend, DSM trans wizz. So till then..........Cheers



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I believe if you use a steel fork from an evo 3....you need the rail as well as the pin is slightly off whack


BRIAN
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I have heaps of parts...but never the one I need.

 

 



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