Re: Raising the tunnel for T-56 install
I've not driven a TKO, but I suspect some of the TKO shifting issues I've heard about are cockpit error. Can't force the shifts like you had to with a Muncie, just push the stick forward from 2nd and the TKO and T56 will find 3rd gear just fine. If you try to force or steer the stick through the gate from 2nd to 3rd like one has to with a Muncie that's where the problem is. Additionally, you may already know this, but regardless of whether you go with a TKO or a T56, check the BH alignment for parallel first and shim if necessary and then check for runout second (if you adjust the parallel fit after you've dialed in the runout it affects the runout alignment you just adjusted and you'll have to do it again). Runout is adjusted using offset dowel pins. Some sources will say you don't need to check the Quicktime BH for either parallel or runout; don't believe it, check it. If the engine is out of the car by all means align the BH before you install the engine as it's a real pain to do it under the car by yourself.
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