1. Registration trouble? Please use the "Contact Us" link at the bottom right corner of the page and your issue will be resolved.
    Dismiss Notice

Shifter for PTO WITH warn overdrive

Discussion in 'Early CJ-5 and CJ-6 Tech' started by sweet66monza, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Feb 9, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    I bought the adapter to use my single stick ramsey PTO off the back of my warn overdrive, but I only have about 1.2" from the top of the PTO to the bottom of the floor. Does anyone else have this setup?

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2013
  2. Feb 9, 2013
    Howard Eisenhauer

    Howard Eisenhauer Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

    Tantallon, Nova...
    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2003
    Messages:
    5,735
    Are you saying you don't have enough room for the PTO shift tower?

    You can put some spacer blocks between the tranny cross-member & frame- that will buy you some room but by rights there should be a hole in the floor big enough for the shifer tower to stick up through. Depending on your seat mounts this may be an issue in which case you'll need to make some hard decisions to make about what is going to get changed to make this work.

    H.

    p.s.- Welcome :)
     
  3. Feb 10, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    I was going to just put a hole in the floor, but then the stick woyld end up so far back that it would be akward to use. I cut the stick off as long as I could and have begun to fab up a linkage. Ill put up pics once I know it works.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Feb 10, 2013
    48cj2a

    48cj2a http://bantamt3c.com Sponsor

    Central Illinois
    Joined:
    May 4, 2003
    Messages:
    428
    You have to cut the new hole further back in order to use the PTOs unless you fab a new shifter or what I would suggest is look for one with a remote shift capability. They are less desirable and do not always go for the premium prices.

    Here is a good example:

    [​IMG]

    Here is a copy of the install when using a pto in conjunction with the OD Adapter:

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Feb 14, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    thanks for all the information! I came up with a setup that works great (so far, hopefully it works out on the trail too...)

    As soon as I figure out the trick to image attachment ill get a few pics up!
     
  6. Feb 14, 2013
    nickmil

    nickmil In mothballs. Sponsor

    Happy Valley, OR
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2002
    Messages:
    11,429
    Host your pics on Photobucket, Flickr, or the like and link them here. You cannot attach pics on this site.


    Sent from my iPhone
     
  7. Feb 14, 2013
    jwmckenzie

    jwmckenzie Sponsor Sponsor

    Boston, MA
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    514
    Just did this on mine. Had to bend the shifter handle to go under the 60/40 seat. Will post pic tomorrow.
     
  8. Feb 15, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    [​IMG]

    Barely clears the floor and works great! And its relocated further forward, easier to reach
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2013
  9. Feb 15, 2013
    48cj2a

    48cj2a http://bantamt3c.com Sponsor

    Central Illinois
    Joined:
    May 4, 2003
    Messages:
    428
    Can you post another picture where you have the shifter mounted and would you mind if I include these pics on my PTO website page http://48cj2a.com/PTOs.htm pm me your name and I'll give you credit. If you can take the time to give me a small write up of the problem and solution I will include that as well.
     
  10. Feb 15, 2013
    jwmckenzie

    jwmckenzie Sponsor Sponsor

    Boston, MA
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    514
     
  11. Feb 15, 2013
    48cj2a

    48cj2a http://bantamt3c.com Sponsor

    Central Illinois
    Joined:
    May 4, 2003
    Messages:
    428
    Sweet66monza could you post something simular - this would be helpfull for others.

    jwmckenzie - could I use your pics a write up as well?
     
  12. Feb 15, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    Please feel free to use my pics! I also sent you a PM.

    [​IMG]
    This is my setup for the PTO, overdrive, and the bracket. All scratchbuilt


    [​IMG]
    everything in place. Four shifters is too many to fit comfortably between the Fiero seats, but they dont hit each other and youre not banging knuckles to shift anything



    [​IMG]
    With floorpans installed. Now everything is apart and im finishing the tunnel pan and painting the shifters. Dont laugh at my TIG welds. Those were my first tig welds on aluminum.

    If theres anything else you guys would like to see, please feel free to ask.
     
  13. Feb 15, 2013
    jwmckenzie

    jwmckenzie Sponsor Sponsor

    Boston, MA
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    514
    Of course.
     
  14. Feb 16, 2013
    48cj2a

    48cj2a http://bantamt3c.com Sponsor

    Central Illinois
    Joined:
    May 4, 2003
    Messages:
    428
    Nice work on the custom cover as well!

    I'll get something together for my site and repost again when done.
     
  15. Feb 21, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    One final detail...

    [​IMG]
    I really dont like the original "boot" that went around the shifter, and when I tore it down to rebuild it, there was evidence of all kinds of crap getting into the PTO unit through the shifter hole. I ended up using a 60-64 Corvair dipstick tube boot as a grommet (part #C95 http://www.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalog.cgi?function=goto&catalog=MAIN&section=MAIN&page=232 ) with a little bit of silicone. That otta keep dirt out, but still allow it to vent of it needs to.
     
  16. Feb 21, 2013
    jwmckenzie

    jwmckenzie Sponsor Sponsor

    Boston, MA
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    514
    What a great idea.
     
  17. Sep 17, 2013
    sweet66monza

    sweet66monza New Member

    Post Falls, ID
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    10
    Small update:

    After about 1500 miles, I gotta admit the PTO shifter is awesome! Works great the way I set it up! I do regret the length of the OD shifter though. On low idle the stick shakes quite a bit and the throw is a little longer than it could be. That will be easy enough to change. In all, upon use both shifters work very well and it sure feels good to take it out and USE IT!
     
  18. Dec 16, 2015
    gotime

    gotime Sick with the car bug

    Minneapolis,...
    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2007
    Messages:
    238
    I have a Ramsey DP-1 which I'd like to use. I initially based my thoughts on the above directions which don't indicate any issues with the location of the leg for the drivers seat. But now it seems to be an issue. I'm not going to cut down the shifters on such a rare PTO to make linkage. Ugh.
     
  19. Dec 16, 2015
    Howard Eisenhauer

    Howard Eisenhauer Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

    Tantallon, Nova...
    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2003
    Messages:
    5,735
    Actually you should be able to fab a set of replacement shift actuators, I ended up doing that for my setup (although I have a Rhino PTO).

    You'd probably have to drop the tranny x-member down a inch or so for floor clearance but it could be doable.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    H.
     
  20. Dec 17, 2015
    68BuickV6

    68BuickV6 Well-Known Member

    Chino, CA.
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2012
    Messages:
    2,012
    Nice Howard. A buddy and I were just contemplating this the other day. I'm eventually going be running a Warn OD with a twin stick front/rear pto.

    Definitely gonna reference your pics for brainstorming later.
     

Share This Page

New Posts