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Old Nov 3rd, 08, 02:29 PM
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Default 70 Z28 Backdrive Rod Numbers

Does any TC members know the lower reverse backdrive rod stamped number for a 1970 Z28 4 speed, or the length?
Thanks in Advance.
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Old Nov 3rd, 08, 09:31 PM
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Default Re: 70 Z28 Backdrive Rod Numbers

Do you mean the "Reverse Shifter Rod" and number stamped into it? If that's what you mean I could crawl under mine and have a look - LOL
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Old Nov 4th, 08, 10:56 AM
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Do you mean the "Reverse Shifter Rod" and number stamped into it? If that's what you mean I could crawl under mine and have a look - LOL
Ron, Thanks for the reply. Actually I was looking for the lower rod that goes from the rev trans tag to the backdrive bellcrank assembly on the side of the subframe. If you would not mind looking for the stamped number or even a total length measurement , it would be very appreciated.
I am working on a friends 70 Z28 and the lower backdrive rod he has seems too short, unless he has the wrong rev tag on the trans. Is your reverse tag the wider one with the hole forward for the lower backdrive rod?
Many Thanks. Mike.
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Old Nov 4th, 08, 01:38 PM
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Default Re: 70 Z28 Backdrive Rod Numbers

this is off my 73 z if no one else posts ill get a # off of it but this is the part your talking about, right? I'm pretty sure its the same part # first shot is from the top second is from the bottom at a weird angle.

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Old Nov 4th, 08, 01:54 PM
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Old Nov 4th, 08, 05:05 PM
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Whoa! I call that the Reverse Lock Out Linkage. I had to take that out of my car to install Headers and I bolted up the lever on the Steering Column to prevent the Column from accidentally locking; fortunately I still have it. Give me a day or two to located it.
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Old Nov 6th, 08, 12:13 PM
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Default Re: 70 Z28 Backdrive Rod Numbers

Thanks for all the replys.
Z15Cam, that would be great if you can find it and post some pictures also.
twozs Thanks for posting the pictures.
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Old Nov 8th, 08, 06:39 PM
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sorry thats actualy for the 3 speed heres the muncie 4 speed
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Old Nov 13th, 08, 05:17 PM
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Default Re: 70 Z28 Backdrive Rod Numbers

Been looking for that Box but just can't seem to locate it right now; however, I see Mike has provided the Diagrams. Nice work Mike.
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Old Nov 14th, 08, 12:18 AM
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Thanks for all the help guys, I appreciate it. Mike.
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