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Old 12-02-2012, 09:01 AM
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That "index, guide, locator" pin at the top was the biggest problem for me as well. I used a length of oak flooring (about 4' long) as a drift and and hammered it off from the tail stock end of the transmission. Btw- that indexing pin and the bell housing are dissimilar metals in a warm moist environment and corrode readily so a good cleanup and coat of antisieze go a long way to averting the problem if you ever have to change it again. NO- NEVER- AGAIN!
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