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Just finished all four bushings and want to add to this thread the following:

- A 3/16" hole directly in the center of the cup bushing, shifter handle end, allows excess grease to move out as it is displaced when you push the shifter handle end ball into the cupped bush. Generally you will have a situation where the shifter does not want to go in if you have put grease into the ball cup of the bushing.

- I could hand pop in the shift rod round bush for the shift rod - this is because it appeared to be made of a far more flexible, near transparent, plastic than the original (was in decent shape FYI) bushing it replaced, which was whitish-yellow from age and grease stain.

- Switched from red, ovaled coupler bushes to the black, solid round types to reduce slop. Made quite a difference, but then again the old bushings were worn. Coupler now is very, very tight.
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