[Healeys] Toyota 5-speed Shifter bushing
michael.oritt at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 14:57:20 MDT 2020
While I agree that a good counterman would probably know the p/n off the
top of his head those guys are few and far between and showing up without a
part number, car serial number, application ID and birth certificate is an
invitation to a long wait. In any case I have a couple of responses from
listers with the p/n so I hope I am covered.
On Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 4:46 PM richard mayor <boyracer466 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The bushing on the lower end of the shifter is plastic. I have worn out a
> couple of them. It is the same bushing on both the W58 and W59
> transmissions. The Nissan parts department should know exactly what you
> need and have one (or more) on the shelf. You don't need a part number.
> On Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 12:43 PM Michael Oritt via Healeys <
> healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
>> I have a Smitty's five-speed conversion in my 100 which has about 60K
>> miles on it. I believe, but am not certain it is the W58 version.
>> It has recently become difficult to engage any gear (1 to 5 and R) from
>> neutral. The clutch is engaging/disengaging properly and the transmission
>> is full of Redline MT90. The amount of effort to get into any of the gears
>> does not change at speed or whether the car is hot or cold.
>> I am suspecting/hoping there is a bushing at the base of the shift lever
>> that has become worn and in fact a dose of WD40 into the top of the tower
>> made shifting a bit easier.
>> I don't want to show up at the Toyota parts counter only to be turned
>> away for lack of a part number and am hoping someone might have it.
>> TIA--Michael Oritt
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