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Trouble Shifting into 2nd, 4th, & 6th

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2002 Boxster S / 6-speed

I just got done putting an Aluminum Flywheel, and new clutch on the car. Test driving it, I can only shift into the "forward" gear positions: R, 1, 3, 5. I can't get it to engage 2, 4, 6. Naturally, I thought it was just the shift cable, but when I disconnect the cable from the transmission, and move the level manually on the transmission, it seems to move naturally in one direction, but not much in the other. So it doesn't seem to be the cable, but the transmission itself. The car runs and sounds great shifting from 1 to 3 to 5, but something is wrong. Any ideas?

Is there any adjustment of this arm?


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Sometimes the outside shifter mechanism will bend during the removal and installation of the gearbox, check if the mechanism hit the gearbox case, especially the front to rear movement mechanism ( first gear versus second etc. )

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Great call! It was hard to see, but the top counterweight was hitting the transmission (the arm was bent in slightly). Moved it out and it works great. Really hard to see the area, I don't know if one could reach it with the stock muffler one (I have the Borla).


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