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04
Apr
10

Project Roadster: Box in 2

Leaving nothing to chance I cleaned up the new box and fitted a new I.L. Motorsport thrust bearing.  On the basis it says Motorsport on, it must be good!

After fighting to get it back in (it didn’t want to play; Powerplant frame wouldn’t align, one of the manifold studs rounded, exhaust was blowing…and so on) I had it in for tea time.

A quick blast up and down the road and…IT DOESN’T WHINE! Or clunk, grind or do anything other than be slick, quiet and awesome! Massive result! On this basis I will endeavour to never post on here about changing a Roadster gearbox ever again (Roadster gearbox misery posts basically make up 2/3 of this blog).

Just got to wait for my new exhaust to come now….

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2 Responses to “Project Roadster: Box in 2”


  1. April 4, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    Glad to see you got it goin correctly. I will pray that you never again have to tae out an MX gearbox. Unless a six speed is goin in.

  2. April 5, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    I wish I had a grearbox I could swear at and complain about! This summer looks like a lot of fun for you.


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