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Feb 7, 7:41pm - #99672 
Lubing Shift Linkage

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Just to let everyone know, I lubed up all the shift linakge this afternoon with white litimum (sp?) grease, and OMG ... it's so much nicer now.

Plus no more squeaking, my shifts are so much smoother now. I recommend that everyone with a manual tranny do this. Toyota does not put enough, if any, lubrcation on the linkages.

Simple fix for an annoy problem. thumbsup thumbsup

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Feb 8, 12:41pm - #99673 
yea i really need to do this...good info thumbsup


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Feb 8, 1:38pm - #99674 
I plan on doing this in about 20 mins thumbsup


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Feb 8, 3:34pm - #99675 
Well I lubed it up and I get no squeek and its smooth as hell!!!

It's great thumbsup


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Feb 8, 3:54pm - #99676 
Where is it located at?

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Feb 8, 3:56pm - #99677 
where did you buy the grease from?

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Feb 8, 4:02pm - #99678 
Bought the grease from discount auto and check this thread for location or do a search for a shift linkage...

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...true#Post210094


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Feb 8, 4:32pm - #99679 
are the linkages and their positions the same on a GTS?

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Feb 8, 8:25pm - #99680 
i just did mine thumbsup happy with the results... before i could only get into first when the car was stopped, and even then it was hard. now it glides right in thumbsup

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Feb 8, 8:28pm - #99681 
only problem is the lithium grease breaks down, and in about 2 months, the squeak comes back, and the lithium grease is hard and cakey. thumbsdown


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Feb 8, 8:30pm - #99682 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
only problem is the lithium grease breaks down, and in about 2 months, the squeak comes back, and the lithium grease is hard and cakey. thumbsdown


i'll just worry about that in 2 months wink

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Feb 8, 8:30pm - #99683 
I'm lost, where's this part at?

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Feb 8, 8:34pm - #99684 
under where your stock Intake box is... it was hella easy for me because i have a CAI.

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Feb 8, 8:35pm - #99685 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
under where your stock intake box is... it was hella easy for me because i have a CAI.


When you say shift linkage, what does that refer to?

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Feb 8, 8:36pm - #99686 
how your tranny changes gears... it connects the stick, to the gears in the tranny

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Feb 8, 8:39pm - #99687 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
how your tranny changes gears... it connects the stick, to the gears in the tranny


so the shift linkage, that's exposed? you don't have to open anything? it's right under the Hood? Is that like the tuning fork or that's a different area?

is that like putting grease on a drive shaft in a RWD? I mean, kinda the same concept?

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Feb 8, 8:55pm - #99688 
look higher in the thread... ther's picks on a link that UFCELI posted.

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Feb 14, 11:48am - #99689 
That really helped a lot , My celi shifts much smoother now.

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