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Ratcheting Shift Lever
#1
I now understand why people don't replace the parts, but only attach an after-market fix.  This is a PITA.  Especially with the trans still in place.


What is the best way to remove the nut holding lever on?


[Image: IMG_20180908_142326086.jpg]


I'm seriously considering just replacing the ratcheting shift component.

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tim

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Tim
Tucson, Az
1973 SportsRoof
351C bored .040
Crank .020  and Stock cam
Flattop pistons
Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE
Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

[Image: NewPrimedHood_zpsw2jaj0cu.jpg]
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#2
I modified an end wrench so it could get into it.



“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
--Albert Einstein
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#3
(09-08-2018, 06:33 PM)Don C Wrote: I modified an end wrench so it could get into it.

I have a set of open wrenches for a ratchet, but the don't fit in to the space.  The nut is 3/4 or larger.

[Image: gearwrench-wrench-sets-81908-64_300.jpg]

Thanks

Tim
Tucson, Az
1973 SportsRoof
351C bored .040
Crank .020  and Stock cam
Flattop pistons
Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE
Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

[Image: NewPrimedHood_zpsw2jaj0cu.jpg]
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(09-08-2018, 06:49 PM)timsweet Wrote:
(09-08-2018, 06:33 PM)Don C Wrote: I modified an end wrench so it could get into it.

I have a set of open wrenches for a ratchet, but the don't fit in to the space.  The nut is 3/4 or larger.

[Image: gearwrench-wrench-sets-81908-64_300.jpg]
 I may try a pair of needle nose vice grips and then try turning the outer end with vice grips.

Thanks

Tim
Tucson, Az
1973 SportsRoof
351C bored .040
Crank .020  and Stock cam
Flattop pistons
Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE
Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

[Image: NewPrimedHood_zpsw2jaj0cu.jpg]
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#5
Here are the pictures of my modified wrench. The end for the nut on the shift lever is on the right. I started with a 3/4" wrench, but had to widen it out to fit the nut. It measures slightly less than 7/8".


[Image: Modified_wrench_1.jpg]

[Image: Modified_wrench_2.jpg]



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