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Re: [Spridgets] Ribcase (again) question

To: refisk@chartermi.net
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Ribcase (again) question
From: "Mark Haynes" <haynes386@netzero.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:38:06 GMT
Cc: spridgets@autox.team.net
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Full-name: "Mark Haynes" <haynes386@netzero.net>
It could be worse, at least I can get to it through the drain plug hole!!!

Mark Haynes
It only goes one way-Pay it Forward

---------- Original Message ----------
From: Rick Fisk <refisk@chartermi.net>
To: Mark Haynes <haynes386@netzero.net>
Cc: "peter@nosimport.com" <peter@nosimport.com>, "spridgets@autox.team.net"
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Ribcase (again) question
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:35:47 -0400

I think you're right - the lock bolt is not in the dimple.  :-(

Sent from my keyboard

On Sep 30, 2013, at 9:20 PM, "Mark Haynes" <haynes386@netzero.net> wrote:

> Here we go again! I rebuilt the ribcase in my MKII earlier this year, then
> ripped a spring out of the clutch plate that jammed into the pressure
> fixed that, then lost all of my oil due to a bolt backing out on the oil
> filter housing extension, fixed THAT, just finished putting a MKIV wiper
> and system in, and it wouldn't start, FIXED THAT, went to go for a drive,
> NOW it won't go into any gear. The shift lever will move out to the reverse
> detent just fine, but it moves both fore AND aft when in reverse location,
> it will not move fore and aft (i.e. into any gear) in any other shift
> position.
> I'm thinking (I know that's dangerous, that's how I got here) I may not
> gotten the lock bolt into the dimple on the reverse selector shaft so the
> shaft is somewhere in between, and the selector itself is just riding
> disengaged from the selector shaft.
> Thoughts? It was working fine when I brought it back after the oil dump
> yes I saw the OP drop and shut it down before it got hurt). any help would
> appreciated
> Mark Haynes
> It only goes one way-Pay it Forward
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