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Old 03-29-2008, 04:09 PM   #11
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I got a "death" shifter in mine. No lockout or anything. Just a cable to the tranny and a button on top. How did you hit reverse anyway? You must've been really hammering the shifter. I pegged neutral one time in mine when I was racing but only because I was really drunk, and quickly slammed it back. (I won the race too.) I think maybe you just need to get accustomed to the shifter. I'm sure once you get the hang of it you won't have anymore dangerous mistakes like that.
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Old 03-29-2008, 04:10 PM   #12
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i asked the guy what the deal was while i was goin through the gears before i drove it, cause i couldnt find 4th gear(overdive) and he said it kicks in by it self , but it doesnt sooo... the quest to find the problem continues lol, but yea i am lucky my car wasnt ruined
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Old 03-29-2008, 04:20 PM   #13
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what do you have for a tranny and valve body more importantly?
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Old 03-29-2008, 05:23 PM   #14
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As far as I know all shifters have a lock out for reverse. It's a safety feature. My guess was operator error. I think you shoulda taken a lil time to get to know it's function before hammering it. JMO though.
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Old 03-29-2008, 08:25 PM   #15
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I hit reverse in my old cherokee a few times, i was coming down a mountain and it kept stalling, I had to switch between neutral and drive a bunch of times. Twice I hit reverse, first time it locked up and stalled, second time it locked up but i got in in neutral fast enough.
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