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Old June 21st, 2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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Default Those familiar with the insides of a T-18 (I'm stumped)

Allright, so I'm a$$ deep into this rebuild hoping I'd be able to figure it all out by disassembling it, but that hasn't quite happened. It's sat for a while (parts in order) and I finally bothered to start working on this thing again and immediately ran into another issue.

I took a quick movie, sorry I mis-named a few things, I was dealing with computer issues as well and was quite perturbed at my surroundings.

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The piece that the shift forks go into, inside has what is similar to gear teeth only they don't spin, they just mesh. It slides on another piece that has 3 "tabs" or "keys" (as best I can describe them). These 3 little things are supposed to fit in the middle of the inside teeth and the teeth have a recessed spot for them (the key's have a bump on them).

1. I cannot get the Tab/keys and the outer shift fork receiver ring thing to go on this piece at the same time - I believe they need to.

2. There is a retaining clip/spring thing on the underside of the piece that all these things slide over (there is a lip) I can't get it to retain anything (I'm pretty sure it's supposed to), or even figure out what it does...

... and I know my lingo is atrocious. I apologize.

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Hope this is enough info.
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