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One Owner 4spd VB 2850 jumping out of 4th gear

Rogera

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My grandfather has just stopped driving and we are helping him get his car sorted out. He bought new in 1980, 49000kms, but it is jumping out of 4th gear. The clutch has been replaced recently and he has had the flywheel machined. The box feels ok, so was wondering if it may be a linkage adjustment, or something else, as it hasn't done much work. Also interested to know if this is a desirable car to enthusiasts very clean and original inside with a few supermarket dings in the bodywork and has always been garaged.

Dont want to spend a lot of money if its not worth preserving but would be interested in value?
 

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sounds like the gear selector in the gearboxs, it happen to me once.
 

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Thanks VKwalks for the response. Is it a big deal to fix replace the gearbox selector or need to take to a specialist gearbox dealer. BTW located in Adelaide
 

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g'day, you probably need take it to a gearbox joint. mate unless you can do it yourself. Trust me, get someone knows how to do it. Cheers Jason...:)
 

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as vkwalks saıd ur gear selectors also my dad had da same problem on hıs one but hıs one the synchro teeth and the hubs had ıt thats what was hıs problem get a gearbox ppl to gıve a small reco should do you good...btw thıs ıs a very good car for car enthusıasts ıf ıt ıs ın nıck condıtıon u can get quıte godd doch for that car
 

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are there any rubber seals around the gear stick and the body? they could have gone hard from age and might not flex enough. thats what can happen with newer models anyway. not sure on these old ones
 
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