ok yeah yanked the tranny out of the good ol blue bird today, and heres the list of casualties
when i was drainning the fluid, looked almost like motor oil, yikes, thats 15k old Merc 5 where talking about here...
droped the pan, the fluid in there had an insane amount of friction materail from the clutches
took everything out of the case, here goes the good stuff
blew out all four clutch packs, there pretty much worn down to nothing, i cant think of the names of all four right now b/c i am tired
reverse band blown, o/d band blown, sprag blew to, a whole lot of masacre to friction material and other wear items, alot of the other stuff was still good, and almost no metal floating around in the fluid
so from here i have to see what parts the transmission guy at my work has, he says he has all the good upgrade 98+ stuff and i might be able to throw it in there and get myself a 98 spec rebuild, if not, parts for rebuilding it wont be to bad...
i also got a set of 3.73s for cheaper then anyone would imagaine, o the perks of working for a ford dealer, i also worked on my car all day, geting paid, score for a slow new years eve day
ok now, 2 questions
the tech i work under suggested i put back the 2-3 spring b/c he thinks this also caused to the demise of my transmission, any solidiaty in that?
anybody know any good rebuild kits that came with beefyer internal clutches and parts?, the transmission is in pieces so i can go anywhere from here
im also bolting up the Mustang TC with the Mark Flywheel when i redo it, and if i can afford it, a new DC the 3.73s in the t-lok pumpkin i have, should be a pleasent ride when its back on the road
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