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Old 01-20-2009, 11:27 AM   #1
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cfm sts oddness

when I installed my cfm sts I couldnt get the car into reverse. After beating my brains out trying to take it apart and put it back together, I finally figured out the problem was with the adapter plate. It was hitting the shifter and not allowing it to go far enough over to hit reverse. So after removing the plate, the shifter works like a charm. Anyone else seen that?


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Old 01-20-2009, 12:24 PM   #2
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i installed mine a month ago its a little stiff going in to reverse but other than that i have not had any problems.
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Old 01-20-2009, 02:13 PM   #3
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mines smooth as glass without the place, I'll be going in to remove the counterweight next.
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might have to adjust the shift linkage
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You should not need to remove the plate. The correct way to fix it is by adjusting the shifter linkage.
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:03 AM   #6
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I did not have to remove mine ^, adjusted linkage and it set right in, now its very smooth
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my linkage popped off about a year ago. when i installed my sts from cfm, 2 months ago, there was no reverse adjusted it and had no 5th or 6th but had reverse took about an hour b4 i had all the gears from adjusting the linkage
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Old 01-22-2009, 03:12 PM   #8
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I'll read up on how to adjust the linkage and try it again, its working like a charm for now though.
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mines smooth as glass without the place, I'll be going in to remove the counterweight next.
I removed mine and it will not be smooth.

So if you lie smooth leave it on. I like a little resistance when going into gear so i can feel the gate. Removing the counter weight will do this.
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