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#1 (permalink) Old 09-11-2004, 03:55 PM
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i can quickly change gear from 1st - 2nd but i have to be really careful with third and kinda feel the gear into positions but all that waiting (bout a second or 2) lets the revs drop and is making it harder to race, any ideas what the problem could be?
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syncronizers in the tranny maybe? someone might have not had good shift technique, or not pushing the clutch in enough, or racing too much. probably and expensive fix if i had to guess though


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Yup, Sounds like a synchro (ie transmission). I agree with the previous writer. Too much quick shifting/racing.
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that could be the problem but its been like that since i had the car and it only had one owner previously that was an old man.
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