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Video: Emergency fix for reverse gear failure

Reverse gear broken, and you're miles from home? Here's a way around the problem.

If you're in the middle of nowhere and smack bang in the middle of a monumental gearbox issue without reverse, here's a reasonably clever fix to get you moving again.

You'll need some chain, a pair of threaded rods, four lengths of PVC piping, and some nuts and S-hooks.

The usual disclaimers stand, and we don't recommend doing it without an enormous respect for personal safety and the safety of others, but we do admire the lateral thinking.

Below the first video is a second one detailing how he did it.

 

 

 And here's how he made it...

 

 

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