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  1. Hmm I would say at least 2/3. It’s a long throw and release for sure
  2. Thanks guys. Clutch adjustment first since I have never done it then I will switch the oil back then if that doesn’t work I guess the trans needs to come out
  3. I drive about 500 miles a year with it. The thing is I don’t remember this problem until I switched to 140wt. The manual calls for 90 but everyone said 140 is what you want. If it was the synchro why would it work fine for the first 10miles or 15-20 mins and only rear it’s head when the driveline is warmed up? That’s what throws me off. It could be the clutch. I know it’s prob saturated with oil because it leaks out of the rear main, as well as every other area that holds fluids. Maybe I should try the 90wt first and see. It has always dragged when going back into first. Have to wait a second or 2 but I gotten good at double clutching and or timing the lights
  4. Recently my 3 spd on the tree is hard to get into 3rd gear after the car gets warmed up. It grinds most of the time into 3rd but if i push the clutch in and wait a second or almost 2 it may fall in without grinding. When i first leave the driveway it goes into 3rd gear smooth. Seems to be attributed to things getting warm. I changed the fluid to SAE 140 2 years ago and this is when the problem started. Thoughts? I used this fluid https://www.amazon.com/Sta-Lube-SL24238-Multi-Purpose-SAE-Gallon-Fluid_Ounces/dp/B000M8IHI2/ref=asc_df_B000M8IHI2/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312097317052&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=14033158343216263725&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9004605&hvtargid=pla-571170829858&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=57631863970&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=312097317052&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=14033158343216263725&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9004605&hvtargid=pla-571170829858
  5. I do have a lift but if I have to slide the entire rear end back and out it may not prove to be very useful to walk under to work...maybe to go up and down a tad. I had this problem with the gas tank. A transmission jack would had helped there but I don’t have one so I spent most of my time on my back on the concrete anyway
  6. I love this car for my wife. I would replace 3spd with an auto trans and she would love it. Anyone live in this area nearby that would be willing to take a look. My concern (being from NY) is how much bondo, patch panels...etc the car has. I know it says it doesnt but so far in my life that is never the case.
  7. Spot on, depends on where you live. NY (upstate) we have hills, stop lights/signs and a-hole drivers everywhere. Everyones a$$ is on fire to get somewhere before you. If you have to drive into the city (i do for work) thats another struggle, i am the slowest car on the road when i have to start from a stop. Not that i really care but its stressful at times since i dont want to get hit and everyone else drives like an animal in a POS that is beat...there car will be in the junk yard when its 10yrs old while mine is 79yrs old and still going. I drive the same way in the city with my C7 Z06 vette. Once you get into the suburbs its alot easier and i can enjoy myself without having to focus on everyone else on the road. This was another consideration for an Auto for me but if its not feasible i will keep on dealing. I know it sounds like i am talking out of 2 sides of my mouth but based on my location and how i would like to drive my car as much as possible the auto would had been a great help. Everyone sees it differently. Most of my trips in my car during the week are during rush hour traffic while if my father (retired) was using the car he would be going out on Sundays and the times when most are at work...all a matter of perspective.
  8. My trans sound the same, like straight cut gears in first!
  9. Well thats exciting, i hope the same is true for me.
  10. Hmm I never tried this. My clutch chatters and car shakes I’m 1st, maybe it will be better in 2nd
  11. Lol oh I am aware. It’s all pretty significant though. In 4 months everything is empty in the trans and shocks
  12. I plan to go through the entire thing with new gaskets. This thing is 79yrs old and everything is original. She’s still holding on at 58k miles but anything that holds liquids leaks liquid. Lol. If headlights had fluid they would leak too.
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