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Re: Fw: My 76 Midget

To: spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: Fw: My 76 Midget
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 16:25:02 EST
It sounds just like the Spitfire. I guess it should since it's basicly 
Spitfire drivetrain. Reverse can be tricky. When I still had my Spitfire I 
pulled up on the shifter and moved it over to third gear slot, instead of 
going into third, push it diagonally to the right. It should slip right in. 
If not then as the other listers suggested you may have a linkage problem.

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In a message dated 2/21/02 9:38:00 AM Central Standard Time, Ajhsys@aol.com 

> With the Spitfidgets you pull UP and to the right to get into reverse.  I've 
> never had a problem with mine.  It is not particularly difficult.  With a 
> little practice and finesse, it becomes a fluid motion.  (I only miss every 
> once in a while!)  

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