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Old 06-19-2003, 03:56 PM   #1
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Default RS4 SS isnt shifting

I rebuilt my 2-speed a few days ago and now my car isnt shifting at all...what could the problem be?
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Old 06-22-2003, 03:36 AM   #2
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i'm having the same problem...
i even tried different tensions on the shift point adjustment...

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i believe the less i screw the ball in , the faster the shifting should be right?
but i tried almost all the way out but still it wont shift :cry
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It was shifting before i rebuilt the 2-speed, but it was shifting late. The 2-speed adjustment screw was a little off, so I wasnt able to adjust it from there. So I had to rebuild the whole 2-speed. And now it doesnt shift
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i thought i knew why,but even after i rectified that , it still isnt shifting.
there are 2 screws,one for shifting point.on my car,the other screw was loose.
however,even after screwing it back in i still cant feel any shifting on my car.
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by the way , are u using 86050a(silver spring) or 86050b(black) spring?
i assume u have the 12SS engine?
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Hey, I was wondering about that too. I just built my SS not too long ago, and yesterday I was breaking in the engine, but I never could get it to shift. I made some changes, like adjusting the full throttle ( my throttle linkage was only giving me like 75% throttle ) and turning the two speed ball (black spring) 3 turns out and will try again tonight.
Has anyone noticed a drop in compression (pull starter rope, waay too easy to pull after initial break-in)?
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have u thread locked the 2nd gear to the main shaft?
that was the problem in mine.
or u can try lock in ,unlock 2 turns with the silver spring.
sometimes,the gear shifts too early before u can even notice.
hmm,if u consider the pull starter being too easy to pull as loss of compression,yes i do notice it.
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have u thread locked the 2nd gear to the main shaft?
that was the problem in mine.
or u can try lock in ,unlock 2 turns with the silver spring.
sometimes,the gear shifts too early before u can even notice.
hmm,if u consider the pull starter being too easy to pull as loss of compression,yes i do notice it.
Locked the 2nd gear to main shaft? Do you mean the small set screw that sits right next to the spring adjustment (to shift) set screw. I threadlocked it just like the manual said so. I don't remember any other way to "lock" the 2nd gear to the shaft.
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yes,that's what i meant.otherwise see if u installed it the wrong way(back to front?)
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Hey guys, if you haven't already noticed it, it is very easy to get the direction of the "finger clutch" confused. I had mine backwards. Facing the car forwards or point the front end away from you, if you look down into the hole where you adjust the two-speed screw, it should be to the right of the threadlocked "shaft" screw. Mine was to the left before I spent about two hours changing it around. (lost one of the parts :-( )

Another tip, something I just noticed, you guys might have already did it though. The brake screw that screws into the part that presses the brake pad, adjust it so that it sits flush with the brake pad. It brakes a heck of alot better than when you screw the brake screw all the way to the top.
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