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How can I replace a high gear bush that's either cracked or in peices? Would I be able to press it out as I press in a replacement bush using a blot and washer type techinque like I've seen people do with a small end bush on a con rod?

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Couldn't hurt...it does tend to loosen things up, but the coeffecient of expansion between the steel and bronze might not work in your favour in this time....in any case it wouldn't hurt a bit to toss the new bushing in the freezer before assembly.
 

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when I go to my local Triumph guru and asked about this he just grabbed the gear , rummaged around , found a drift and beat it out and replcaed it in a simlar way.

Everythings fine and I guess the bloke knows how these things fit and how much force can be applied. I just know if I used his approach on the various parts I've taken to him Ii'd have just a pileof bits.

If youre doing it y'self I'd use a little heat and steady applied pressure: slowly, slowly catchy monkey.

Leave the heavy full on approach to them that know.
 
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