[DML] Re: Changed shifter bushings: a big difference resulted! A simple
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[DML] Re: Changed shifter bushings: a big difference resulted! A simple How-To.



At least keep a spare in the car. It can break without warning and you won't find anything locally to get you going.
David Teitelbaum

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Ian <texas.twister@...> wrote:
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> When you do this it is also worthwhile to replace the bell crank pivot bolt with a hardened one that SpecialT Auto sells. Others may sell an improved bolt too. This bolt can shear leaving you stuck in a gear or in neutral. I saw this happen on a fun run. We ended up jacking up the car and putting it in gear at the tranny to get it home. 
> 
> Ian Yanagisawa
> 
> On May 30, 2013, at 11:47 PM, Stephen Jaeger <jaegerstephen@...> wrote:
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> > Sounds like a worthwhile  job so I ordered parts this morning. I just can't find 8 of the number 7 bushings in the diagram. Can someone help me out?
> > 
> > ________________________________
> > From: tho323 <tho323@...>
> > To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > Sent: Sunday, May 26, 2013 3:26 PM
> > Subject: [DML] Changed shifter bushings: a big difference resulted! A simple How-To.
> > 
> > 
> >   
> > This morning, I had one of the most different rides on the DeLorean
> > since I've owned it. I followed Mike L's recent tip to change out the
> > shifter bushings. Did it (an inexpensive and quick job) and the results
> > changed how our DeLorean drives. The old bushings were in fact worn, so
> > now it shifts SO much smoother. Thanks, Mike. I documented the
> > procedure/tips/notes here, if anyone else in interested: "Smooth
> > Shifting on a 30 Year Old Car"
> > <http://delorean2109.blogspot.com/2013/05/smooth-shifting-on-30-year-old\
> > -car.html>
> > 
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