i suspect the deals on overstock and liquidation are too hard to pass up. i'll bet a lot of stuff can shuffle around for years before being sold to consumer. ebay stuff may lean that way?
good call on that input shaft seal- i should have paid more attention when i had the trans out before.
the old one was very brittle.

'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.