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Re: [T3] Shift rod hanger


On Thu, 2002-12-05 at 11:05, Everett Barnes wrote:
> Has anyone ever replaced the shift rod guide in the center tunnel?
> 
> Just looking for any helpful tips.
> 
> I have removed the rod, drilled out the 6 spot welds, and removed the old
> guide.  Wow, what a pain to remove it.
> 
> The old guide was damaged and could not hold the bushing correctly.
> 
> Opinion on the replacement hangers available today?  Crap like most repro
> parts or ?  I have an extra used hanger but quality new parts are always
> nice.
> 
> Does the new guide need to be spot welded in or can I solder it with my
> plumbing torch?
> 
> This is on a '63.
> 
I have replaced them in Type-1's. VW recommends either arc weld or
brazing it back in. I usually do braze with acetylene torch.

-- 
Russ Wolfe
'66 FB MT (It drove)
'71 FB AT 
'65 Bug (not running)
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org



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