any one any probs with cruciform and gear rod?went to replace mine and had to strip the whole engine!!!one thread left on the gear rod had to remove the whole shaft and beat off with a hammer and screw driver!all the threads were stripped and cruciform was spinnin freely,very lucky chapy me thinks

Sounds very nasty. Got it fixed now?

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