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Problem with Sneed Billy Club Install

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Old 12-27-2018, 06:06 AM
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Problem with Sneed Billy Club Install

I'm posting here and in "Drivetrain" in hopes someone can offer a solution. Instructions are to heat it in hot water so I put that sucker in a pan of hot water on top of the stove to heat it up...Still couldn't even get it started on the shifter shaft. Tried hitting it with a rubber mallet...No help. Really afraid that, if I got it on, I'd never get it off. What am I missing here? This isn't "Rocket science"!
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 08:24 AM
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I had to heat mine in boiling water and tapped it on with a small ball peen hammer. When I replaced it with a billet aluminum S4S **** I had to cut the delrin version off. The billet versions use set screws to mount. If you have a CravenSpeed adjustable Short Shifter you can use a threaded version. IIRC on my R56 with the CS shifter I used the **** made for a Mustang. Bottom line, if you use the press fit,... if you have plans to remove and sell at a later date, fuggedaboutit!
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 09:02 AM
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Thanks for the info., vetsvette...suspicions confirmed. I think I may resort to reaming out the hole a few thousandths to make this a snug fit but not "permanent".
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 01:06 PM
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Thumper, that's just about the size of it!
 
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Just heard from Sneed. Apparently, some Billy Clubs were drilled with the wrong size hole. Replacement on the way.
 
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Good to hear. In my experience Chris has always been easy to deal with.
 
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