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Username Post: That !@$%!% Vacuum Shift        (Topic#347617)
Posts: 18

Reg: 01-04-17
10-11-17 08:20 AM - Post#2710506    

- dont "think" my Vac Shift is working
- is there a way to test it
- or way to re-build it?
- or...template to by-pass it


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10-11-17 10:10 AM - Post#2710529    
    In response to 46Stylemaster

Do you have a service manual? The instructions are in there. There are kits to eliminate the vacuum shift. They come up on ebay once in a while. The large shift rod and the lever are different from the vacuum ones.

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10-12-17 07:21 AM - Post#2710619    
    In response to Keith_Knox

They were made by Champ products. I have one installed on mine.

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Reg: 01-04-17
10-13-17 07:16 AM - Post#2710722    
    In response to 36roadster

- yeah, been looking for the conversion rod for over a year to fit a 46
- guess i need to get manual on CD...but often better to get current input from someone, in addition to shop manual from 1946!


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