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Old 08-04-2010, 01:04 PM   #25
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I never had a problem getting my 5 speed back in. I got it in first stab both times. First time I pressed it up and stabbed it, but forgot to put the spacer plate on. Pulled it back down, put the plate back, stabbed again. Maybe I was just having a good night.

Originally Posted by mrshelley View Post
There is a trick to getting in the tranny by yourself. Get the transmission on a floor jack and wrap a ratchet strap around it. Slowly jack it up with your foot and it'll go in. The 6 speed only weighs 25 lbs more than a 5 speed, so it's a special challenge to get it in.
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