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Fastymz
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posted 06-16-2002 06:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ok maybe someone can walk me through how to adjust my gear box.I have read about it once before but cant remember how to do it.I dont want to mess it up.

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posted 06-17-2002 12:04 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Loosen the lock nut. Snug the adjusting screw until it stops. Then back it off 1/4 turn. Check the play in the wheel. Re-tighten the lock nut.

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65coupei6
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posted 06-17-2002 12:36 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 65coupei6   Click Here to Email 65coupei6     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If you still have play in the steering after you adjusted it remember to back it off again or it might crush the gears.

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Fastymz
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posted 06-17-2002 03:10 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Moneymaker:
Loosen the lock nut. Snug the adjusting screw until it stops. Then back it off 1/4 turn. Check the play in the wheel. Re-tighten the lock nut.


HEY how come you make it sound so easy.You've done once before haven't you.

Thanks
Ron

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