[DML] Re: Manual transmission observation
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[DML] Re: Manual transmission observation

I was worried it could be that. How do I confirm that the clutch is 
not disengaging all the way? I was sure that it was disengaging 
because when the clutch is disengaged at a complete stop the car 
will not roll when in gear. 


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@...> wrote:
> Change the clutch line ASAP if not sooner. It's causing you to NOT 
> disengage the gears completely (your lazy clutch action). It's 
> when hot since the line balloons. This will quicky, if it has not 
> already, wear out the sliding gear teeth and break the second gear 
> shift rollpin. The sliding gear is hard to buy/expensive. The 
> is about $1 but is buried pretty deep in the trans. I have no idea 
> why this wears out the expensive sliding gear and not the 
> inexpensive brass syncro ring, but that's how it works.
> Dave S - just rebuilt another one this week, one more on the floor 
> waiting.
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Nathan Sobieralski" 
> <valleyrat12@> wrote:
> >
> > Hello again,
> > 
> > Overall I have been happy with my tranny however it does have 
> > some "idiosyncrasies" I thought I would bring up.
> > 
> > 1- My car does not like to downshift into first gear. If I let 
> > slow down a lot it will go in but if I continue to apply force 
> > gear will grind, ouch! 
> > 
> > 2- This has only happened a couple times: while traveling at 
> highway 
> > speeds and shifting from 4th to 5th it would grind. I think this 
> > could possibly have been due to a lazy clutch foot.  
> > 
> > I replaced the 25 year old

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