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1Back to top Go down    Gearbox - the 2 shims in the cover on Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:04 am

floyd

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ummmmm,

What do you do if you didnt pay attention to which shim goes where in the cover of the gearbox?Embarassed


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2Back to top Go down    Re: Gearbox - the 2 shims in the cover on Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:53 am

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Yer gonna have to start from scratch and set up the clearances and backlash.
Make sure the pinion bearings don't have any axial play.


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3Back to top Go down    Re: Gearbox - the 2 shims in the cover on Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:00 am

floyd

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RicK G wrote:Yer gonna have to start from scratch and set up the clearances and backlash.
hmmmm damn, dont know what that means....

off to the mechanic it goes....


Is what your referring to on page 202 of the Clymers manual?


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4Back to top Go down    Re: Gearbox - the 2 shims in the cover on Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:12 am

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seem to remember there was an amount of preload on the gearbox cover
but Ihave a Haynes manual or the bmw one ....available in the downloads Floyd

might be worth downloading it

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