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The Big Brown Truck dropped off some shims from JP today, and I assembled everything as I think it should go. Trapdoor torqued in place. Clutch gear seated against inner snap ring, pressure applied against inner bearing race. Mag base indicator mounted on angle iron bolted to engine case. Took m/s reading. After taking that reading I took the pressure off, moved to the other side, set up again, and took the c/s reading.





m/s end play = .007"
c/s end play = .006"

I noticed that the trapdoor had some kind of white thread locker on the four bolts when I took them off originally, so I need to go out and get some LocTite removable thread locker. I'll replace the c/s plug too. And install the shifter rod.

I figure on oiling everything up good and put it in.

...Or have I forgotten something???
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replace the countershaft plug or the shift fork shaft plug?
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replace the countershaft plug or the shift fork shaft plug?
I will do that.
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...or the shift fork shaft plug?
Judging from the other pics in his gallery, that plug must’ve been eliminated on later models.
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