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    shift spring install

    I've noticed that installing these lock out springs seem to cause people problems, so I've finally remembered to take pictures when I did this recently. Use two long skinny punches, use one to hold the plate in place, stick the spring in the housing arched up, stick punch in, straighten spring and poke punch out other side, push retaining pin in as you pull punch out, attach e-clips. No flying springs!
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    Good post with great pictures Ed. That job can take an eye out...!

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    Thanks Ed
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    Yup that’s how I did mine

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    My nose still aches ..... from the last time I attempted this. Thanks Ed great way to do it.

    Yes, the good news was the launched spring just hit the end of my nose ....<script type="text/javascript" src="safari-extension://com.ebay.safari.myebaymanager-QYHMMGCMJR/68d4138a/background/helpers/prefilterHelper.js"></script><script type="text/javascript" src="safari-extension://com.ebay.safari.myebaymanager-QYHMMGCMJR/68d4138a/background/helpers/prefilterHelper.js"></script>
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    And this saves grinding up a screwdriver! (And drinking one, too!)



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    That’s what I used... thanks for the original tip!
    Quote Originally Posted by 304065 View Post
    And this saves grinding up a screwdriver! (And drinking one, too!)



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