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I got my toploader all cleaned and painted (you can eat off of it!) so I decided to remove the inspection cover on the top to take a look at the inside. This transmission is the original gearbox on my 69 XR7 convertible and it does not look like it has ever been apart. It has around 105,000 miles on it and it has always shifted great. So, here is the question: Is there anything I should be looking for with the inspection cover off in terms of wear and tear so that I can avoid potential problems in the future? None of the teeth appear to be chipped and the only reason the trans is out is so I can replace the clutch. Anything else I need to look for? Thanks.
 

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The toploader is a tough trans, if there is a weak spot, it would be the brass synchronizer rings. You almost need a new one to look at to tell if the old ones are worn. If the teeth are narrow and pointy, they are worn.
 
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