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 Post subject: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:06 pm 
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This is how I do it.


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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:19 pm 
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scary as f*ck that one... I didn't know which gears to lock together the first time I did it, so picked 2nd and 3rd... crack... 1st and 4th everyone, 1st and 4th

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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:45 pm 
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Pretty sure all the books say lock 1st & 4th


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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:53 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:51 pm 
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There is a warning on Mini Spares website that some Haynes (mostly UK) manuals quote locking 2 and 4 and should be 1 and 4 as above.
I usually use a 6 foot pry bar and a friend to hold the box down.


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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:51 pm 
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cooperess wrote:
Pretty sure all the books say lock 1st & 4th


yeah... the one time I don't look at the book...

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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
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Bill B wrote:
I usually use a 6 foot pry bar and a friend to hold the box down.

I was wondering why you mainly have obese friends. :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:01 pm 
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This is getting personal Golden boy reckons im obese too .Was a good trip this morning until I was picked on while driving :)
Something about uneven weight distribution


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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:51 pm 
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Ian_B wrote:
This is getting personal Golden boy reckons im obese too .Was a good trip this morning until I was picked on while driving :)
Something about uneven weight distribution

I noticed that the vanny the right hand corners was better maybe sumthin with the weight distribution left handers there wasn't enough lock :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Gearbox Nut Removal
PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:22 pm 
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Some of those hairpins were bloody scarey but worth it all to get a virgin 1100s block.
I will leave it sit for when my stroker craps itself


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