Clay's Fabulous Big Exciting Kooky adventure

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Ya gotta be happy when what you think is a major disaster turns out to be a simple fix :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Yep

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5 miles out of town
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V good P

When I was a lad a mate had an EH wagon used to jump out of top. This was the remedy. 200km later, no issues.Image

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That'll do it.

Have you tried it without the strap since you got it running smooth again?

Hopefully a simple fix when you get home ...check your engine/gearbox mounts
...or you may need a couple of washers to put more tension on the selector shaft springs
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about 7 kilometres from Gundagai ???
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My ute did that on the way home from Mudgee , jumped out of top several times between Balladonia and Kalgoorlie - used the tried and true method of hanging the wifes handbag off the gearstick , adjusted the linkages when I got home and its been good ever since .........
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8km. Thanks good advice boys (and girls). Drove few Kay's slow and didn't pop out but not s proper test I feel. Brett Tranter from QLD club swears you can re-train them by resting your arm on lever top.

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Good one Clay !!!

Sorry I couldn't meet up with you, maybe next time.

The broken rocker gear was in a way a blessing, nothing like whipping the cover off and seeing that ! Easy fix.

I've lived in Sydney all my life and I can tell you I'm over it big time, its lost its feel and most people's conversation revolves around how much their property is worth !!!

Any way good luck with the rest of the trip.

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Willie Nelson and John Denver lyrics keep springing to mind.

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Going by that pic, I would be more worried that you have ran out of fuel looking at the gauge...
Errol62 wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:10 pm V good P

When I was a lad a mate had an EH wagon used to jump out of top. This was the remedy. 200km later, no issues.Image

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You are making great progress Clay and more importantly, enjoying the ride. Good to see.
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Errol62 wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:42 pm 8km.
Google maps says 7.1 km :thumbsup: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin:
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Yer but the song says five miles…
80 chains in a mile
66ft in a chain
12inches in a foot
An inch is about 25.400000000000000000000000000000mm
Do the maths 8046720mm
Sitting in a motel room nothing better to do…….
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admin_maintenance wrote:Going by that pic, I would be more worried that you have ran out of fuel looking at the gauge...
Errol62 wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:10 pm V good P

When I was a lad a mate had an EH wagon used to jump out of top. This was the remedy. 200km later, no issues.Image

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