Product Details Skip the endless searches. I also talked to a bunch of people and made sure that this was something that I could do, and a C6 is about the simplest one that you can find to practice or learn on is what I've heard. I've also been looking at one called broaderperformance. Each chapter contains special notes, sidebars, and technical tips to assist the reader at every step in the process. Performance or beefed parts are usually described and you are advised why it's better. Call for more details or hard parts.
A mallet provides passive-aggressive force without inflicting injury. Any advice on where to buy or a reputable brand name? Note retaining ring to hold planet and reverse hub in place Teflon sealing rings used when using manual valvebody fitted while assembling forward drum. Hearing loss can be directly attributed to loud noises, such as power tools and compressed air. However, if you have to force any component, ask yourself why. In my home shop, I use small, disposable kitchen containers and mark them for identification. This Tech Tip is From the Full Book,.
Invest in a complete set of high-quality drill bits and a drill bit sharpener. So for those of you that 'non-professionally' rebuilt your C6's, how are they holding up. Most basic rebuild parts are also same through the years. A new heavy duty boost valve is included with this shift kit. Written by George Reid and Republished with Permission of CarTech Inc. We manage the digital rights for our books. Have a couple of wire wheels on hand for clean-up purposes.
Iron and aluminum castings have their share of sharp edges, as do stamped sheet-metal components. All eBooks purchased from cartechbooks. Make sure you get a good factory manual. Please note some prior transmission rebuilding experience and special tools is recommended. Organize your eBooks into a custom library and annotate pages.
I think there are some other suppliers too. Bill 9 thrust washer converted to roller using a T-350 bearing. The reason I ask is that I am probably about to rebuild the C6 in my 79 150 4X4, and so I'm looking for rebuild kits, but the only ones I've found so far have been one of two kinds: kits to way beef up and gear down your tranny for serious off road stuff, or just completely generic unspecified rebuild kits, and I'm not trying to build a tank, I know that, but I would like to try to go a little stronger than just a completely stock C6. A Place To Work It is impossible to successfully rebuild an automatic transmission on your filthy garage floor or workbench, nor can you do it with an inadequate tool crib. Welding, for example, requires specialized eye protection to prevent permanent retina damage and sight loss. Nope, I've never done much of anything with the transmission before, that's alot of the reason why I want to.
Deluxe transmission rebuild kits include paper and rubber gaskets, metal clad seals, o-rings, friction clutches, steel plates, sometimes pistons, band, bushings, filter. Air leaks, when pressure is applied, tell you there are potential fluid leaks around servo and clutch-piston seals. Sliding valves must glide through the valve body smoothly. Good grip, quick but not hard shifts, no 2-3 flare. Use it to download and purchase digital content, which can be read both online and offline.
Few things frustrate more than a dull bit. If your C6 has a screw in style modulator and or it is older than 1975 please specify this in the comments box at check out to be sure you receive the correct parts. I always replace this bush and extension housing bush as they are often worn. Transmission disassembly can involve damaged fasteners, pulled threads, and a lot of other problems where a tap-and-die set comes in handy. You may get some feedback here.
I know this is getting pretty specific, but this is alot of money, and I only have one chance to order the right one and not mess it up. A tap-and-die set is a wise investment because it serves so many purposes. Solvents can dry your skin and pose a certain cancer risk. It's an inexpensive and smart investment if you're considering this task. Even the low-decibel din of shop equipment, electric motors, gear and belt drives, air compressors, and the like, damage hearing with exposure over time. Unit is working exactly how I wanted. You will find the best C6 parts available for a complete overhaul.
Regardless of the kind of automotive repair work you do, you must have a neat, clean place to work. How do I authorize my device? Thats all you need Man, Good luck BigLar I've done a few of them now, and they are so simple. However, the C4 and C6 remain incredibly popular with enthusiasts, racers, and restorers alike due to their simplicity, strength, and low cost. Yes though, I have been talking to a few people about special tools that I may need, and I'm planning everything out before I start. Rebuilding either of these transmissions isn't overly difficult, but does require care, some specialized tools, and proper procedure to be followed closely. Last edited by Gregaust on January 16th 2010, 3:29 pm; edited 3 times in total Reason for editing : edit A thread back from the dead.
So I do my research, and I ask as many questions as I can, and then pray that I'm not missing anything too big haha. Think of an automatic transmission like a Swiss watch—perfectly mated surfaces must have perfect tolerances. In How to Rebuild and Modify Ford C4 and C6 Automatic Transmissions, author George Reid walks readers through the process step-by-step, from removing the transmission from the vehicle, to complete disassembly and cleaning, to careful reassembly, to proper re-installation and road testing. You ever rebuild a trans before? What is the difference in kits? The Maximizer Kit also increases the torque capacity of the transmission to make towing or off-roading a breeze. Whether for a muscle car restoration, high performance street vehicle, street rod, hot rod, or all out race C6 transmission, we have the transmission rebuild kit you need to do the job right. Always use a respirator, no matter how well ventilated your shop or driveway is.