Wednesday, January 21, 2009

And the prognosis is...

erm... good and bad.

Took a good look at the overdrive/gearbox combo and came to the realisation that the input shaft I have doesn't match the overdrive adaptor. The overdrive mainshaft I have needs a longer adaptor, which is really annoying as I got them as a set. Its not the end of the world, I have the one I need (see it pays to be a hoarder). Problem is, I need to make up a mount and may need to shorten the propshaft again. This is really turning into a nightmare! I may be getting the opportunity to buy a full overdrive gearbox, which to be honest is a massive relief. Even if I do manage to get this lot together, I'm going to have to do a lot of miles to build confidence in it (shame that!). Got the rest of the box together though.

Overdrive adaptors. Left bad, right good.

The selector assemblies. The original one (left) has no fitting for a reverse light switch.

Gearbox together at last. Just need a bellhousing, overdrive adaptor and overdrive.


rustille said...

'white juice extractor', have you been to Ann Summers again?

Rupert said...

erm.... its the wife's!