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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:56 pm 
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absolutely love this! awesome work :D


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:37 am 
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Thanks Craig.

I'm hoping to get them done by April next year in time for my birthday and only 5 years after picking them up! I wasn't in too much of a hurry to get them done as my current 998 was working well, but now that it is on the way out I'm keen to get the 1100 done soon.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:32 pm 
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I painted the outside of the gearbox case
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I started watching the video here on how to reassemble a remote gearbox and decided to get started. I now have the reverse gear and the shift levers installed.
https://youtu.be/BYoM33pWEmA
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I put the shifter housing on and I was able to move through all the gear positions. Next up is to sort out the main gear cluster
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:44 am 
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The rest of December was a bit of a fail:

The shift rod bushing in the top of the diff housing was pretty worn out so it needs to be replaced. I also found the reverse selector rod was a bit tight in the case, so I need to get another one of them..
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Next up the brand new competition layshaft I'd bought 2 years ago didn't fit. I couldn't get the layshaft through the laygear with the bearings installed, and when I tried the shaft in the bare case it wouldn't turn easily to line up with the retaining clip. Some further investigation revealed the brand new shaft was bent :x

I had a holiday over Christmas and came back in January full of energy to get the gearbox sorted. Luckily Justin who lives local to me was able to sort me out. He is able to press the new bushings into the diff housing and has helped me to source the parts to get everything done!

The laygear was trial fitted using a perfect secondhand shaft and shimmed with the thrust washers. It now spins freely, which is a bonus!
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Lots of fun times ahead!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:28 pm 
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This afternoon was very productive, as Justin had brought back the re-bushed diff cover and a couple of parts that I was missing. A couple of hours later the main assembly was all complete!

The magic wand shift is really nice too, very little slop and very easy to select all the gears!
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The shift throw is 7cm from neutral to get into gear, which is pretty good!
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Left to go is:
Speedo drive cover to be bolted on when I find the studs
Diff to assemble and install
Centre oil pickup to be bolted in
Clean up flywheel housing + drill and tap for breather
Install idler gear bearings + check the end float

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:47 pm 
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Stir my pudding haha Drive em they are great


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:41 pm 
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Nice work well done!



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