Tranny output seal

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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by Zombie Master » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:19 pm

That "poof" is speaking to you. I use a steel guitar string to clear that breather bolt.
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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by airway » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:55 pm

That's a neat picture, Rob. Wonder where they came up with that name?

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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by airway » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:01 pm

Kinda what I was thinking ZM. Do you think that even though I can see through the hole in the bolt and blow air through it, it could still be not breathing properly? I will ream it out with a low E string and see what happens.Or maybe I should take a drill to it?

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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by Zombie Master » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:04 pm

Well if the thing was pressurized, it needs venting. Strange little mysteries are a part of all our fettling!
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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by Rob » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:39 pm

airway wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:55 pm
That's a neat picture, Rob. Wonder where they came up with that name?
The original department store was named "Ayres", after the founder.

Ayr-Way was their version of the discount store.
Think K-Mart, or maybe S. S. Kresge...
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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by airway » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:31 pm

Just to put an end to the story, I guess someone (Umm, my mechanic, well, I mean myself he said somewhat embarrassed) buggered up the first time around. The seal lip was messed up. I'm thinking I should have sort of "pre-formed" it by letting it sit a few hours on the flange. Did that this time and all is well! Thanks all.

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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by Rob » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:44 pm

Good deal!
Especially thanks for coming back with a resolution.
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Re: Tranny output seal

Post by Zombie Master » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:49 am

airway wrote:
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:31 pm
Just to put an end to the story, I guess someone (Umm, my mechanic, well, I mean myself he said somewhat embarrassed) buggered up the first time around. The seal lip was messed up. I'm thinking I should have sort of "pre-formed" it by letting it sit a few hours on the flange. Did that this time and all is well! Thanks all.
Excellent tip!
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