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doug_b_928
post Apr 13 2018, 09:01 AM
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It's unseasonably cold here so no work on the car outside yet (IMG:style_emoticons/default/sad.gif). Figured maybe I'll work inside on the shifter this weekend. I didn't see a thread on restoring the shifter. Is this something that just requires a good cleaning, or should it be disassembled, cleaned, painted, and new grease added? Pics of mine below.

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doug_b_928   shifter restoration?   Apr 13 2018, 09:01 AM
mepstein   In for a penny, in for a pound. I would take it al...   Apr 13 2018, 10:02 AM
Dr Evil   Order new bushings as well that go under the sprin...   Apr 13 2018, 10:42 AM
doug_b_928   Thanks, guys. Is anyone aware of a good thread on...   Apr 13 2018, 10:48 AM
rhodyguy   Put a vicegrip on a spring, remove the 4 circlips,...   Apr 13 2018, 11:10 AM
doug_b_928   Thanks again guys for your encouragement and assis...   Apr 13 2018, 04:13 PM
doug_b_928   After looking more closely at Rhodyguy's post,...   Apr 13 2018, 04:26 PM
RickS   You can certainly reuse the shifter sleeve. Be sur...   Apr 13 2018, 04:35 PM
doug_b_928   So I see that the 'Reverse Lockout Plate' ...   Apr 13 2018, 06:59 PM
rhodyguy   What kind of condition were the 2 plastic bushings...   Apr 14 2018, 06:17 AM
doug_b_928   I’ll take some pics of the others and post in a ...   Apr 14 2018, 06:24 AM
doug_b_928   The small springs cleaned up nicely (didn't ge...   Apr 14 2018, 06:56 AM
Mikey914   Hummm.......... I made the springs for the late, m...   Apr 14 2018, 07:29 AM
rhodyguy   Yes.   Apr 14 2018, 07:33 AM
doug_b_928   So what kind of grease is recommended and should i...   Apr 14 2018, 07:56 AM
bdstone914   So what kind of grease is recommended and should ...   Apr 14 2018, 08:16 AM
doug_b_928   The round pin looks perfect, so good news for a ch...   Apr 14 2018, 09:28 AM
porschetub   The round pin looks perfect, so good news for a c...   Apr 15 2018, 04:52 PM
rhodyguy   the reinforcing piece sits just shy of the leading...   Apr 14 2018, 09:36 AM
mepstein   Reuse the springs unless they are broken.   Apr 15 2018, 05:26 PM
rhodyguy   Not that long ago the plates were $40ish iirc...   Apr 16 2018, 06:47 AM
doug_b_928   What's the technique for compressing the sprin...   Apr 17 2018, 06:22 PM
mepstein   You start with the screwdriver about 1/4” in whe...   Apr 17 2018, 06:56 PM
doug_b_928   Okay, got it. That makes total sense. Will give ...   Apr 17 2018, 07:01 PM
doug_b_928   That was the ticket! 'mepstein', thank...   Apr 18 2018, 05:11 PM
rhodyguy   Nice work. Now you can forget the shifter assem fo...   Apr 19 2018, 07:10 AM
maf914   Back in the early 1990's I installed an Automo...   Apr 19 2018, 11:26 AM
mepstein   Your welcome guys. I just sort of made it up one n...   Apr 19 2018, 11:32 AM
doug_b_928   In case anyone needs a visual reference in the fut...   Apr 19 2018, 06:01 PM


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