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post #16 of 24 Old 02-01-2013, 11:58 AM
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If you are around Rogers Park, happy to put more eyes on it. Let me know.

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post #17 of 24 Old 02-01-2013, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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If you are around Rogers Park, happy to put more eyes on it. Let me know.
if you want to come over to Berwyn your more than welcome to take a look at it
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Berwyn? That's in Iowa right?
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No its a suburb of Chicago, right next to Cicero
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post #20 of 24 Old 02-01-2013, 04:33 PM
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I know, I was kidding. I used to work near there. Too far to travel just to have a look.
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post #21 of 24 Old 02-06-2013, 01:02 AM Thread Starter
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So I don't think its the boot. It still pops out even when it get warm. Wouldn't it pop out of other gears too if it was the boot?
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post #22 of 24 Old 02-06-2013, 01:54 AM
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So I don't think its the boot. It still pops out even when it get warm. Wouldn't it pop out of other gears too if it was the boot?
not always. The way everything lines up in the truck, first would touch the boot further than third and fifth but you should also see improvement with the boot warmed up.

Another possibility, have you recently done a body lift or worked on the rig at all?? sometimes that kind of work can shift the drivetrain just enough to touch the trans tunnel hole for the shifter.


If neither of these are the case, it sounds like the internals, as others have said above.


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post #23 of 24 Old 02-06-2013, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
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the PO did a body lift, but i had no problem until about 2 weeks ago. how hard is it to tear down and fix myself? or should i leave it to the professionals?
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post #24 of 24 Old 02-09-2013, 01:44 AM Thread Starter
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Just an update,
I have to take off really really slow in first and hold the stick so it doesn't jump out
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