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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:26 am 

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I changed the transmission oil in my 48 custom club coupe. I checked the screen. It was clean and had no metal or other debris in it. No metal in the drain plug. I wanted to clean the governor points, but could not get the cover off. I detached the wire and took out the 4 screws. I expected the cover to slip off but it was still firmly attached. How do I remove the cover so I can clean the points? I replaced the screws and wire and went for a 10 mile drive. It downshifts fine, but often I have to keep trying to get the upshift. Once I pressed down and released the gas pedal 4 times before it shifted. When I pulled away from the last stop sign of my drive, it shifted fine. I thought I even heard a "clunk".

PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:49 pm 

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Turn your idle speed down and see if that helps it shift better.

Good Luck

PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:42 pm 

Joined: Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:52 am
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I am thinking like Steve that it is probably something simple like rpm's not coming down or not enough speed. When mine doesn't shift when I think it should I depress the clutch about 1/4 of the way down and it shifts right away even if speed wasn't high enough or rpm's aren't down.

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