Just as I thought my first clutch replacemnt was finally going well, I just ran into a big problem. I got the transmission back in place and got everything hooked when I went to get the shift lever back in. Problem is, I can not get the retainer down into the shift tower, there is no way it will fit. So I took the shift boot thing off and look in from the top and I see the problem. There is a flat spot on the hole where the shifter goes. It looks as though the trans rolled onto its side. It's been in the garage for a few weeks, so I guess it's possible. Whatever the case, I can't hook up my shifter. Now, I was thinking about trying to to hammer the flat spot a little and get the retainer to fit. Will this work? or will it cause me more headaches? If there is no other way, does anybody know where I can get a shift tower and how difficult that would be to replace?
94 YJ 4.0 HO/AX-15
3.5" BDS lift, 33" BFG Mud terrains
So much more to do, so little money.