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Stiff gear stick #1622569
02/07/2018 10:38
02/07/2018 10:38
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Hello all,any ideas why my gear lever is now quite stiff to move afterc hanging a six speed box and now I have this issue.is there any remedy for this please(without taking box back off grr ).Thanks in advance

Last edited by 8569jas; 02/07/2018 10:39.
Re: Stiff gear stick [Re: 8569jas] #1622570
02/07/2018 10:46
02/07/2018 10:46
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How Long was the box you've put in standing for? Might be worth a few weeks of daily use, and new fluid...


Rotary fun - 370 bhp per ton. GT30's are small you know?!??!?!?!
Re: Stiff gear stick [Re: 8569jas] #1622575
02/07/2018 11:27
02/07/2018 11:27
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Been on the car a few years now.Doesn't really bother me that much,I just wondered all this time what it could be that's all.Did the fluid but no difference,oh well!ill just put up with it

Re: Stiff gear stick [Re: 8569jas] #1622576
02/07/2018 12:13
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Sounds like the idler arm needs cleaning, that's the arm at the back of the selector mechanism on top of the gearbox.


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