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#1622569 - 02/07/2018 12:38 Stiff gear stick
8569jas Offline

Registered: 23/07/2009
Posts: 42
Loc: isle of wight
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 there any remedy for this please(without taking box back off grr ).Thanks in advance

Edited by 8569jas (02/07/2018 12:39)

#1622570 - 02/07/2018 12:46 Re: Stiff gear stick [Re: 8569jas]
suba Offline
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Registered: 03/01/2006
Posts: 9862
Loc: SW London
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?!??!?!?!

#1622575 - 02/07/2018 13:27 Re: Stiff gear stick [Re: 8569jas]
8569jas Offline

Registered: 23/07/2009
Posts: 42
Loc: isle of wight
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

#1622576 - 02/07/2018 14:13 Re: Stiff gear stick [Re: 8569jas]
Countrycruising Offline
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Registered: 12/09/2006
Posts: 14561
Loc: FCSS 01684 593187
Sounds like the idler arm needs cleaning, that's the arm at the back of the selector mechanism on top of the gearbox.