Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

DAMN How in the #$%^!!!


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Uberoo

Uberoo

    Subaru Wheeler

  • Members
  • 3,440 posts
  • lewiston,ID

Posted 18 March 2006 - 03:51 PM

tring to do the ea81 shifter slop mod. But I can't get the shifter off so I am attempting to drill it out from underneath.How in the hell do I drill it? Its dulling some titanium bits that I bought after a much smaller bit(high speed steel or carbon steel) broke of in there. Over about an hour and a half my progress is measured in thousandths of an inch. So how do I drill it or how do I remove the shifter to hit it with a milling machine?

#2 GeneralDisorder

GeneralDisorder

    Elite Master of the Subaru

  • Members
  • 20,281 posts
  • Portland

Posted 19 March 2006 - 01:03 AM

tring to do the ea81 shifter slop mod. But I can't get the shifter off so I am attempting to drill it out from underneath.How in the hell do I drill it? Its dulling some titanium bits that I bought after a much smaller bit(high speed steel or carbon steel) broke of in there. Over about an hour and a half my progress is measured in thousandths of an inch. So how do I drill it or how do I remove the shifter to hit it with a milling machine?


Well - here's my thoughts on this - been meaning to fix the slop on mine as I have soooo much other stuff to do before I get around to the 5 speed.

Are you drilling the hole, or the roll pins? The roll pins just punch out with a pin punch. Anyway - if you have a broken bit in there, it's going to be much harder. Best to drop the tranny at that point so you can get more stank on it. Use a lot of cutting oil to prevent the bit from going dull in minutes.

I have come up with a new approach but have yet to try it - get two of those hardened hex set screws and drill holes on either side of the shifter. Grind some flat spots on the transmission rod, and reef those set screws down till it doesn't move..... here's a pic I whipped up:

Posted Image

GD

#3 Uberoo

Uberoo

    Subaru Wheeler

  • Members
  • 3,440 posts
  • lewiston,ID

Posted 19 March 2006 - 01:15 AM

is it possible to just drop tranny?How?

#4 GeneralDisorder

GeneralDisorder

    Elite Master of the Subaru

  • Members
  • 20,281 posts
  • Portland

Posted 19 March 2006 - 01:26 AM

Sure - just unbolt it from the engine, and the trans x-member. Whole thing will just fall out basically. Oh - and the driveline, but that's only a few bolts on the diff.

I use a rope around the tailshaft and up through the shifter hole, and then slammed in the door, one person lifting from under the hood with the starter hole, and a myself underneath to manhandle it back into place when you go for the re-install. Not hard at all. Another trick - don't bother with the clutch alignment tool - just loosen the PP and then tighten the bolts through the starter hole.

Gd

#5 Uberoo

Uberoo

    Subaru Wheeler

  • Members
  • 3,440 posts
  • lewiston,ID

Posted 19 March 2006 - 12:43 PM

pp?

#6 GeneralDisorder

GeneralDisorder

    Elite Master of the Subaru

  • Members
  • 20,281 posts
  • Portland

Posted 19 March 2006 - 12:49 PM

pressure plate.

GD




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users