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Trying to put new shifter on my sec today, is the locknut usually very hard to get off cant budge mine any ideas it the 15mm one.
 

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did u get down to the lock nut same way i did, or were u able to take the top off of your gear box, please post pics
 

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have a look at my pics,

i had to remove the whole box, take out the 4 screws at the base of the box. lift it up then i could get to the lock nut, then just unscrewed it
 

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vdubpower - 5/5/2005 2:57 PM

have a look at my pics,

i had to remove the whole box, take out the 4 screws at the base of the box. lift it up then i could get to the lock nut, then just unscrewed it
Eventhough I have not done this project yet... that is by far the simplest and down to the point procedure I read anywhere on replacing the gear selector. [;)]
 

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its a ridiculous pain in the ass tho, especially when u are unsure if u can put it back together.
 
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