Spent the weekend changing a gearbox on an S1 - standard box replaced with a close ratio box with LSD.
All went fine and all 5 gears can be selected, but can't get reverse.
We've tried playing with the linkages and the selector plate (although only limited time left by the time we found the problem), also checked that the reverse bolt is in the gearbox and tightened properly, and also checked the lock out bolt by the gear stick.
Other than continuing to play with the gear selector plate (incase there is any play) is there anything else that this can be, and has anybody else experienced this issue.
We haven't had the car on the ground (i.e. weight on the wheels) but have been trying it in the air with the rear wheels rotating and selecting gear by the clutch with the engine running. It will go accross and engage 5th ok, it is only a problem with reverse.
Any thoughts/advice appreciated.