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Re: shifter rebuild

Howdy back at ya :)

>become impossible to select. I was asking if the newer shift out of a mk 3 80
>would be the same, unfortunately noone answered. I was thinking that most

I'm sure no one answered because off hand, no one knew... silence is better
than 650 people replying "Sorry, have no idea" <smile>.

>shift mechanisms were all the same until I read Graydons post, there is no
>that my shift mech would last 200k, it has gone at 117k. I have had the

The part that wore out is either the plastic ball on the center of the
shifter lever (the one you as the driver move) or the link between the
bottom of the shifter and the lever on the transaxle itself.  Both are
hardened plastic.

Frederic Breitwieser
Homebrew Automotive Mailing List
Bridgeport, CT 06606
1989 AG Hummer 4-Door
1993 Supercharged Lincoln Continental
2000 Mid-Engine Sports Car <smile>

Seeking info on: Audi 5k Locking Diffs, Audi 5k trans bolt pattern, and
17x11" rims.