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DIY: How to Diagnose and Repair Sloppy Shifting in Your Classic Car


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In this Hagerty DIY, Kyle Smith walks you through the simple process of diagnosing and repairing a sloppy shift linkage on a 1965–69 Chevrolet Corvair. From getting the car in the air and exposing the linkage to working systematically to find the source of excessive play and then correct it, this video walks you through all the steps required to row the gears smoothly in your classic Corvair.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/09/15/how-to-diagnose-and-repair-sloppy-shifting