Check the plastic drive gear on the end of the Governor. With the jack and various transmission parts in the way, I couldn't get the snap ring very far into the bore with the snap ring pliers. I had 2 manuals that I was reading before I started rebuilding the 700r4 an I wasn't understanding most of it. Since I was having so much trouble, this called for some tools. Rebuilding a transmission can save you money, and can also be a point of pride for any amateur mechanic.
Rebuilt and Remanufactured 4L60E Maybe the shop tells you that the transmission is shot, or you just want to drop a new one in instead of rebuilding the old one. A redesigned gearset corrects this and ensures a long life for the planetary gears. I tried for about an hour to get this piston into the drum. This is where the importance of labeling your parts scrupulously comes in. Next, go through the SysKoKal kit. The large one came in the valve body kit and happened to fit but I had to buy the small one.
After taking the transmission out of the car and getting it on the workbench, I opened the shop manual. A little trans oil for lubrication and the piston slipped right in. It also comes in a Kindle Edition, which is nice if you want to read it now or keep it on a mobile device. All the frictions need to be saturated with transmission fluid. After the low-reverse clutch plates are placed in the case there is a strangely bent, somewhat U-shaped metal piece that goes in.
The steels are burned the dark areas. That turned out to be a good decision, since he had upgraded his engine to a high output 383 and burned out the clutches. I have a 2004R I want to rebuild for my Z but just ain't jumped on it. I dropped the pan and mine wasn't there. The tips on the snap ring pliers were too short to reach the C clips in the pump, so I had to resort to desperate measures. This is what it took for me to get the stator shaft screws out of the pump.
A good manual is a must. If your father is a master tech, make sure he is there by your side. This high performance kit is great for anyone looking to really get some power to the pavement. Here's the input clutch housing mounted in the hole. . These kits have all the tools you need to rebuild your transmission combined into one convenient package. The springs were too strong.
The large front bushing in the pump and the rear bushing in the tail housing should always be replaced. I would also do a Transgo in it. Many shops rebuild with a core system. I started cleaning the torque converter cover and it got shinier and shinier as I cleaned it. If you have a Mustang with a manual transmission. I did have to pull it out right after I was done because I didn't put the sun gear in it. When you put these parts up inside the pump they fall right back out again.
You should be looking for a 4L60E that is roughly the same year as yours. I had the idea to use a C clamp and cut it and weld the screw part to an appropriate piece of angle iron, but I never got that far. I spend a month doing it. Once the pan, linkage, valve body and accumulators are out it is nice to have the tranny in a vertical position. Conclusion Good luck whatever you decide to do.
Don't forget a pump bushing, actually on something that old a full bushing kit wouldn't be a bad idea. If you are thinking of attempting to rebuild a transmission for the first time, be warned. I know nothing about trannies either. The third problem is that all these parts are separate pieces so you can't hold one in place while you put the next one in. The white cap from the carb cleaner spray can was also handy for dipping my finger in trans oil. This kludgy setup actually worked quite well and is based on a rebuild series I saw where the author welded up a bracket to do this.
If you are afraid to rebuild a carburetor or get frustrated easily then don't even think about that transmission. What components should I upgrade internally if any? Moving the shift lever opens up various passages and fluid pours out. They apparently use these for making muffler hangers. This is not a step-by-step tutorial, but rather a collection of tips and information so you can do it too. There are many and each one must fit well.
I don't like the loose feel off the line. Rebuilt Pros: The number one advantage of going with a rebuilt transmission is going to be money. The first one is gravity. If that is not the case, than you are going to need be very careful about picking the right converter. Our Monster Rebuild Kits are moderately priced and offer an exceptional value for the performance minded street enthusiast.