Shifter bushing refresh BTDT

SuffolkD at SuffolkD at
Mon Mar 15 19:01:52 EST 2004

Bill: thanks for the info....When Peter does his I may do mine at the same 
-Scott by BOSTON

> From: bill bleiler <b_ill78 at>
> Subject: Re: Shifter bushing refresh BTDT?
> To: Peter Schulz <pcschulz at>
> I had the same problem, turned out to be the bushing between the rod that 
> comes out of the tranny and the shift linkage, there is supposed to be a 
> bushing there and mine had fallen out or just worn was like 10 bucks 
> from my local dealership part number
> 431-711-221 or 431-711-223-a  i had to remove the end coming from the 
> shifter to get the new bushing in......if you need any further info let me know
> bill
> Peter Schulz <pcschulz at> wrote:
> Folks:
> My shifter is about as precise as a wet noodle..
> at 183k miles its evidently time to replace worn out parts.
> Has anyone BTDT?
> -Peter Schulz
> 1990 CQ (perpetually awaiting S2 3b engine transplant)
> 1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
> 1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
> Chelmsford, MA US

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