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1960 Corvette Pops out of 2nd & 3rd gear

I have a 1960 Corvette with a 4-speed manual transmission. If Iím in 2nd or 3rd hear and I let my foot off the throttle, the transmission pops out of gear. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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could be a bad input shaft bearing or mainshaft support bearing inside the end of the input shaft. More likely the latter.
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Don't forget to look for worn shift forks.
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Worn shift forks, shifter adjustment, worn synchro drums all could contribute to the problem. A complete teardown and inspection is in order.
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