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
- - - - -

84 Brat 4-speed question


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 Ruggage

Ruggage

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 13 posts
  • Maple Valley, WA

Posted 13 November 2003 - 03:49 PM

I am still new to brats. Purchased my 1st about month or so
ago.
The transmission is very hard shifting from gear to gear. The feeling of the shifter itself is like a stick in a bucket of spagetti. I looked under the shifter boot and I see a ball socket the shfter rides in and apears to be slop in this connection.

Does anyone know if this is a cause of the hard shifting problem?
Any other common problems in this area? I am hoping that it is not internal in the trans.
Any input would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Glen

#2 Qman

Qman

    Happiness is... no lag!!

  • Moderator
  • 11,119 posts
  • Sumner

Posted 13 November 2003 - 05:33 PM

Here is the fix from our on-line repair manual.
Worn bushing fix

Also check to make sure you have the correct fluid levels. The dipstick on the passenger side of the trans is for the front differential and trans.

You are just down the highway from me. I'm in Sumner/Buckley area. Let me know if you'd like to get together and meet.

#3 Ruggage

Ruggage

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 13 posts
  • Maple Valley, WA

Posted 13 November 2003 - 07:19 PM

Qman, you are okey dokey!

I did not think to look under the steering/suspension fix its.

I would like to get together sometime and possibly pick up
a few tips from a subaru verteran.

I will be working on the trans fix this weekend.

I bought the pint size truck for the backwoods. I heard they
are durable and liked them anyway. I do not plan on beating
the crap out of it tho. That gets too expensive.

Let me know if ok to send you mail.

Glen

#4 carfreak85

carfreak85

    EA81T Sherpa

  • Members
  • 4,796 posts
  • Bell-something...

Posted 13 November 2003 - 07:29 PM

what about on a 4spd SR tranny? the part modded on the 4spd DR is longer and is secured a bit differently.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users