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The old gearbox/transmission is now out of the car.

I’ll be splitting the transfer box from the gearbox, to make it possible to lift by hand. Then at some point, I will dismantle the transfer box to see what has broken. Maybe it will be repairable.

There is now a large space in the centre of the car, waiting for the replacement transmission.

I took the clutch cover off and the friction plate has plenty of life left in it.  The release bearing is OK too, after a bit of WD40 and cleaning.

Just for reference, the release bearing appears to be the same as fitted to the Peugeot 504, 505 1971-89.  Part no. HD4599.