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Old 12-15-2006, 12:42 AM   #1
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Default A few engine swap issues

Yeah, I know, its been about 5 days and im still not done, but im taking my time. I should have finished tonight if it wasnt for a couple of irritating problems:

First, I cant find the flippin' woodruff key . This will set me back like a week now and that freaking sucks. I am considering using some keystock from fastenal and grinding it down a bit to make it fit ... with some loctite of course.

Second, the transmission is not engaged apparantly ... doh! I realized this tonight when I tried to turn the engine a bit using the wheels (in first gear), but the engine was not turning. When installing engine, it slipped most of the way onto the transmission easily and then I used the bolts to pull it the last 1/2 inch together and it wiggled together like normal ... wtf?

Anyway, if anyone has some suggestions on making these headaches go away soon, please fill me in.
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Ok :gay: got under the car and spun a wheel. sigh of relief when i remembered that the 90 has an open diff and the other rear wheel was spinning in the opposite direction lol

Still need a woodruff key and can only blame myself for that one.

So where can i get a replacement for this thing? I am willing to pay overnight if i can get it to my place to work on the car for sunday. ... hurry i need answers
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You could just go to a Mazda dealship and buy a new Woodruff key. I think there like 10 dollars or something.
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correction, its $6.95 and I cant get it until tuesday. Sucks assholios but i think I will go ahead and wait for it. No sense in rushing it when ive spent so long on it anyway.
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