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Old 05-13-2007, 09:19 PM   #221
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Angry did it...

no 5th or 6th gear....go figure.....put it back on, 5th and 6th came back....
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Old 05-15-2007, 10:41 AM   #222
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i just tried it, if anything, it made shifting a lot more irritating and clunky on my car... getrag knows wat they're doing, or else they wouldnt have put that thing on to begin with... off to the garage...
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Old 05-15-2007, 07:29 PM   #223
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while trying to hook the counterweight back on , i realized that i had broken the screw in half, i have the top part of the screw, the rest is still in, along with the bushing and the metal piece, theres just a little bit of the screw showing, but nothing could be used to pull it off... donno wat to do, my mechanic said its gonna be a pain to take it off, so wat do u guys think?... also, if i leave it as is, is it safe and reliable???
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Old 05-16-2007, 02:42 PM   #224
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I just did the counterweight removal. i notice faster shifting. also when ever i shifted from 1st to 2nd i would hear a noise which i thought was from the tranny but must have been that counter weight banging up against something since after i removed it nothing. im not too sure about the whole sticky 1-2 shifts since when i power shift i still sometimes miss shift since it wont go all the way in to 2nd
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Old 05-16-2007, 05:39 PM   #225
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I donno, it does feel firmer and engages faster than before, but its not as muted and my wife doesnt like the firmness, i dont mind it much though.
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Old 05-16-2007, 05:43 PM   #226
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i still have the counterweight but to reinstall it, i need the 2 parts i circled in this pic below, i figure since u guys love the new way the tranny feels, u wouldnt mind making some money out of selling them, also i wont have to pay retail for them, so it works both ways.
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^^^Good luck with that one. From my understanding that's a getrag part that might be hard to get ahold of. Hopefully someone doesn't mind parting with it.
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Werd to that.
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