[Healeys] tranny installation--BJ8

David P frogeye at porterscustom.com
Tue Sep 21 15:42:57 MDT 2021

A light coat of oil on the splines aids the insertion.. after that it 
requires muscle for the first 1" to get parallelism of the splines... 

On 9/21/2021 3:34 PM, Bob Spidell wrote:
> I've done this a few times;  IIRC it always takes a bit of fiddling to 
> get them to mate up. How far out is it; an inch or so the first motion 
> shaft is probably butting-up against the spigot bearing, any more and 
> you might be facing the same issue Simon said he had?
> On 9/21/2021 2:18 PM, richard mayor via Healeys wrote:
>> Can you be more specific?   Not sure why you even have the shifter 
>> still attached.  It can poke you in the eye.   You just need to make 
>> sure the tranny is in one of the gears so you can rotate the output 
>> shaft if necessary to make the input shaft splines mate with the 
>> clutch splines.
>> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 1:11 PM Tom Felts via Healeys 
>> <healeys at autox.team.net <mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>> wrote:
>>     Try as two of us can, we could not get the tranny back in the
>>     car. Is there a specific position it has to be to mate?  I heard
>>     the shifter at about the 10 oclock position but that didn't seem
>>     to work.
>>     tom
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