I have learned a little bit in auto class about manual transmissions, and
a heck of a lot more from researching my current transmission issue.
My advice along with everyone else: don't do it.
The disengaging of the transmission from the motor allows the input shaft
and output shaft to catch up to each other so the synchro can slide and lock.
Missing that moment in time when the syncrho can slide and lock results
in severe grinding and wear. That grinding you hear is not gears, but rather the
I just bought a used F-body that needs the internals rebuilt because
of improper shifting (and a bad set screw setting on a short stick).
$2000.00 and many hours later, it will be good as new again