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Old 20-04-2010, 01:39   #1
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Volvo Two-Cylinder Transmission

looking at 29ranger to buy, that has a 2 cyl volvo diesel with aloud clunk to change gears, even at dead slow rpms ...
seller says is normal clunk but I wounder if you had to reverse quickly if the trany could take it??
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Old 20-04-2010, 04:14   #2
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I have a old volvo that did that, When I replaced the shift seletor lever seal on the tranny I removed some shims and it no longer clunks into gear. If I remember right you are suppposed to install with no shims and add shims untill you can move it. Mine had about 14 shims in it and I only needed 2. , You should never shift to reverse quickly at any rpm over idle, its not the trans thats going to take the brunt, its the prop, prop shaft and engine mounts.
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