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6x6 Technical Questions => T-20 Transmission => Topic started by: superfox on October 19, 2017, 08:42:30 PM

Title: shifters
Post by: superfox on October 19, 2017, 08:42:30 PM
has anyone tried drilling out the shifters for new pins to make the right left and the left right? or just drill deeper to make a fresh hole?
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: wedge on February 05, 2018, 09:38:00 AM
I would say he is trying to Save the shifters  ;)
I would think it could be done as Long as you Index them rite
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: Msafi65 on February 06, 2018, 12:15:44 AM
I made a jig for this years ago. If I canít weld to the pin and pull it I grind flush and drill new holes. I would have to look in my notes for drill size as they press in.
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: wedge on February 06, 2018, 09:22:52 AM
I made a jig for this years ago. If I canít weld to the pin and pull it I grind flush and drill new holes. I would have to look in my notes for drill size as they press in.
Great info rite there  ;)
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: superfox on February 09, 2018, 10:51:57 PM
I did and it worked, it was confusing and I'm pretty good at fickson tangs
My problem was one broke off half way down in hole at angle and even with drill press it was too much trouble. They are hard pins
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: wedge on February 09, 2018, 11:09:45 PM
ConGrats on the repair !!
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: superfox on February 09, 2018, 11:15:34 PM
now got to order bands and seals
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: Argo8x8 on February 10, 2018, 07:12:19 AM
See richard at www.6x6parts.com for much better thicker stronger carbon fiber bands, cheaper that the old style ones too Jeff bar
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: Msafi65 on February 10, 2018, 12:14:56 PM
Superfox did you use the factory pins? They are roller bearings, I have used hardened dowel pins when I had to and they are  very close to bearing material. I havenít been able to get pins out that are below the surface either. If they stick up any I place a small piece of metal around the stub and weld to the pin. Then weld a pulling bolt to that and heat the shifter until pin is anealed and wonít break. When the trany is reasembeled check the throw on the levers and make sure it detents  on the shift collars and diamonds arenít tight against case. May have have to grind a bit off the diamond to get a bit of play. Even new shifters can have this issue.
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: superfox on February 12, 2018, 08:44:02 PM
just used the shank of a grade 8 bolt
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: wedge on February 12, 2018, 08:49:42 PM
Thy may be to soft. You can get Hard pins through Fastenal if you look for them.
But for now just keep an eye on them to see ?
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: whipperag on February 13, 2018, 01:52:38 PM
Not hard enough, it will break.
 popcorn popcorn
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: Phelpsy69er on February 13, 2018, 02:07:00 PM
Not hard enough, it will break.
 popcorn popcorn
which one is not hard enough??
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: wedge on February 13, 2018, 04:07:21 PM
The Grade 8 Bolt is not hard enough to last. The pins that came in it are Hard Steel like a Bearing roller.
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: whipperag on February 13, 2018, 04:23:51 PM
Wedge is right, the grade 8 shank is not hard enough.
BUY SOME HARDEND DOWEL PINS.
 banana banana banana banana
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: superfox on February 13, 2018, 05:52:34 PM
about to do a rebuild and will change out pins. Got about 30 hours on bolts. I will let yall know what the bolts look like
 
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: Phelpsy69er on February 14, 2018, 07:27:14 PM
Wedge is right, the grade 8 shank is not hard enough.
BUY SOME HARDEND DOWEL PINS.
 banana banana banana banana

Lol. Ya made me nervous as I put dowel pins in mine.  ;D
Title: Re: shifters
Post by: superfox on February 14, 2018, 07:36:50 PM
guess I will go to the dowel pin store before the rebuild