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WHAT I HAVE TO DO TO GET THE BOLTS STARTED ON THE TRANMISSION BELL HOUSING?
1989 Ford Ranger
I am puting the tranmission back in but having trouble getting the bolts started, is there a easy way.
Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 4:33 AM
OTHER THAN JUST MAN HANDLING IT
GRAB YOU A FEW BOLTS THE SAME SIZE AS THE ONES YOU ARE INSTALLING
TRY TO GET THEM A FEW INCHES LONGER
CHOP THE HEADS OFF AND SORTA GRIND THE CHOPPED END A LITTLE TAPERED (NEED NOT BE A BULLET SHAPE, JUST SOMETHING THAT WILL EZily JUMP INTO A HOLE
NOW YOU HAVE A THREADED STUD ON ONE END AND A SLICK SHOULDER ON THE OTHER
INSTALL THEM IN VARIOUS HOLES
SHOVE THE TRANNY ON
INSTALL THE ORIGINAL BOLTS IN THE OTHER HOLE (MAYBE NOT TIGHT YET)
REMOVE YOUR CJ MEDEVAC-O-MATIC SLICK ALIGNMENT STUDS (PLIERS MAY BE NECESSARY)
INSTALL THE REMAINING BOLTS
FINISH YOUR JOB CORRECTLY
LET ME KNOW HOW IT'S GOING AS YOU PROGRESS
I DO ANYTHING TO MAKE A JOB EZer---IMPRESSES FOLKS TOO!
Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 5:07 AM
The transmission must be aligned correctly and flush with engine block before you attempt to tighten the bolts. Failure to do so can result in damages.
Is this a manual or automatic transmission?
Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 8:27 AM
Your message was very helpful to me I grab a couple of bolts and inches longer than the original bolts and the transmission fell into place, thanks for your help.
Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 2:13 AM
IT'S ALWAYS GOOD WHEN A PLAN COMES THRU!
THANKS FOR COMING TO SEE US
NOW THAT YOU'RE ALL FIXED UP, SEND YOUR BUDDIES
Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 2:25 AM
Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 3:50 AM
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