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tranny is leaking from the manual shaft. is that seal hard to replace? it looks like the seal isnt even there becuase it is not flush with opening.
 

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tranny is leaking from the manual shaft. is that seal hard to replace? It looks like the seal isn't even there because it is not flush with opening.

Are you talking about the seal on one of the shift shafts that come out of the side cover? They can be replaced by driving it in flush with a short piece of 3/4" pipe.
 

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yeah, the shaft that comes out the drivers side that shifts gears. its leaking from there. i'm being told the seal is bad. is it hard to replace, is it something i can do myself? has anyone changed this seal?
 

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yeah, the shaft that comes out the drivers side that shifts gears. its leaking from there. i'm being told the seal is bad. is it hard to replace, is it something i can do myself? has anyone changed this seal?

I changed all three of them in my '68 not long ago. I would suggest pulling the side cover off to do it.
 
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