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Old 03-12-2018, 10:16 PM   #1
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SM465 Issues (PLEASE HELP!!)

Hello Everyone,
I alao asked in the engine & drivetrain section but figured I'd get better responses here so I have a problem I was driving my k5 to work this morning and I came up on some slow moving traffic so when I had an opportunity to pass I downshifted to 3rd and got around the vehicle in a timely manner but when I went to shift back into 4th the shifter was stuck in gear. I was almost to work so I just cruised in 3rd. I've already pulled the shifter and tried lining up the shifter gates with a bar but it is stuck. I also pulled one of the PTO covers off and everything seems to be in place. I also tried removing the cover but I can't get the cover off without putting the tower part way into reverse which won't happen if it's in 3rd At least that I can think of. So to my question, is there any way to remove the shift tower with it jammed in gear? I honestly believe it's something with the shift tower detents.
1974 Chevrolet K5 Blazer 350sbc/SM465/NP205, dana44 front, corp 14bolt rear with 3.73s and a powertrax locker, custom rear bumper 400sbc in the works.
1979 Chevrolet K5 Blazer currently full-time 4x4 W/ 350sb, th350, np203, corp 10bolt front, corp 12bolt rear with 3.08s,R.I.P.
1976 Chevrolet C10 Scottsdale long-bed, 350sb, th350, corp 12bolt rear, heavy-duty rear suspension,R.I.P.
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