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> Shift coupler bushing failure- what’s the best replacement, Lost all but 2&3 -
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I have been driving the 914 this week to work , perfect weather and better gas mileage than truck, anyway sudden loss of all gears but 2&3, had just left neighborhood so put car back in garage and last night I found that the shifter coupling bushing was completely gone, all the parts still inside the dirt boot cover, and of course this is a bushing I overlooked last time the motor and trans were out of the car!
It may be the original one . At first I thought I had a cone screw back out but on further inspection found this to be the culprit.

So I see that there are 3-4 variations of these from bronze to stock to poly.

I am wondering if it’s worth spending the extra $25 for the brass ones? Seems there are not any available that I can get over night to get car back on road before next weekend which is a bummer. So any money have suggestion are appreciate, also do we use any lube on installation.

Phil

This brass one looks pretty good how do the work?


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DRPHIL914   Shift coupler bushing failure- what’s the best replacement   Jan 10 2020, 09:07 AM
76-914   They're awesome. You won't regret buying t...   Jan 10 2020, 09:29 AM
914Sixer   BE Careful when buying bushings. There are TWO ty...   Jan 10 2020, 10:06 AM
DRPHIL914   Thanks for the info guys I think I will spring for...   Jan 10 2020, 10:50 AM
ndfrigi   Dr. Phil, since you will be replacing the coupler ...   Jan 10 2020, 11:50 AM
Robson51   [quote name='ndfrigi' date='Jan 10 202...   Jan 10 2020, 12:36 PM
DRPHIL914   Is that one Chris Foley’s or Rixx914parts?   Jan 10 2020, 12:44 PM
GregAmy   Tangerine Racing (Chris Foley). Installs in minute...   Jan 10 2020, 01:07 PM
euro911   :agree: I installed one of Chris' spherical ...   Jan 10 2020, 06:02 PM
Mikey914   When it comes to replacing the knuckle bushing. Yo...   Jan 10 2020, 07:46 PM
DRPHIL914   When it comes to replacing the knuckle bushing. Y...   Jan 10 2020, 08:55 PM
IronHillRestorations   I have a few sets of NOS Stoddard bushings for 914...   Jan 11 2020, 07:31 AM
Dominic   I had this issue a few back, NONE of the normal su...   Jan 11 2020, 11:03 AM
914forme   I would use a steering shaft U-joint, and figure o...   Jan 11 2020, 01:57 PM
mepstein   I would use a steering shaft U-joint, and figure ...   Jan 12 2020, 02:01 PM
DRPHIL914   I would use a steering shaft U-joint, and figure...   Jan 13 2020, 06:22 AM
Mikey914   I actually designed mine specifically cor the appl...   Jan 12 2020, 12:34 PM
euro911   ahhhh ... A German Mauser? :shoot2kill:   Jan 12 2020, 02:51 PM
Mikey914   Post up a pic. I think you have the steering knuck...   Jan 13 2020, 01:03 PM
Mikey914   And these easily pres in with a bench vice   Jan 13 2020, 01:05 PM
mepstein   Jwest used a splined stub that once welded onto th...   Jan 13 2020, 01:48 PM


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