I HAVE THE TRANSMISSION READY FOR REMOVAL BUT I ...

1983 Chevrolet Camaro

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jerry1799

October, 23, 2012 AT 7:45 PM

I have the transmission ready for removal but I cant get it to budge I checked and double checked to make sure all the bolt are out so that is not my problem. I tried to pry on in and spread WD40 around the bell housing to break up rust the may be around the housing. I also tried a chisel and hammer between cress and yet not nothing no movement at all. What would you recommend for me to do.

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hmac300

October, 23, 2012 AT 7:53 PM

It shold separte from engine if all bolts are out. There are about 7 or so. Is rear trans mount off? There is one at top if this is a V8. Make sure torque converter nuts are off from flexplate as well and converter shoved back from plate.

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jerry1799

October, 23, 2012 AT 8:57 PM

Yes the rear mount is off but it is the 305 and what do you mean about one at the top near what

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hmac300

October, 23, 2012 AT 10:10 PM

The top of the transmission to engine mating surface right at the very top of the transmission. If you are trying to use a chisel and hammer to split the case from engine that is exactly what you will do split the case-break it. There still has to be a bolt connected someplace.

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jerry1799

October, 23, 2012 AT 10:33 PM

I have already taken 4 bolts from the bell housing and 3 from torque converter the back of the transmission is already lose from everything sitting on the jack, is there anymore bolts that you can think of?

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hmac300

October, 23, 2012 AT 10:55 PM

Lower the trans and look at the top of the trans housing ther esholdbe abolt at thevery top You'll need a long extension and maybe a swivel to getit off.

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jerry1799

October, 23, 2012 AT 11:50 PM

Its dark here but will see what you are talking about in the morning thank you for your help and patience HMAC300

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