You are shown how to comprehensively inspect, properly assess, and accurately budget your restoration project. Time-saving tips are part of every buildup as well. Step 2: Note the small shaft on the underside of the forward clutch. Inspect the inner and outer race, rollers, and springs for damage. Step 4: Note that there is a third seal in the direct drum, and that the lip faces upward.
You can use two hooked screwdrivers to remove it right. A strong magnet usually pulls the valve from the case. Written by Cliff Ruggles and Posted with Permission of CarTechBooks. Inspect the governor gear closely for wear or damage. A tip: slowly pour a quart of trans fluid into the torque converter before inserting the torque converter into the transmission.
At some point, even the best transmissions need a rebuild. Gm turbo 350 transmissions how to rebuild and modify by cliff ruggles 9781613251898 paperback 2015 millions of gm cars and trucks have been built with turbo 350 automatic transmissions in gm turbo 350 transmissions how to rebuild modify respected automotive technical author cliff ruggles guides you through the complex rebuild procedure of gms popular rear wheel drive automatic. Step 5: Remove Thrust Washer Remove the thrust washer backing spacer left and low band right from the case Final Disassembly Step 1: Remove Solenoid Connector Pull the downshift solenoid electric connector from the case. It includes more than 25 fully illustrated how-to projects on repairs, maintenance, upgrades, and minor restoration. Remove Forward Drum Clutch, Direct Drum and Band Step 1: Remove Forward Drum Clutch Get a firm hold on the input shaft and pull the forward clutch drum from the case. These lugs must be installed toward the rear of the transmission, or farthest away from the torque converter hub.
Install the washer and pin as shown. Step 3: Note that all of the steels for the intermediate clutch pack have a notch as shown, which is installed in the lower right of the case. This is a great book for anyone who wants to undertake the difficult task of rebuilding an automatic transmission. If you are performing a stock rebuild, always use the stock gaskets. Rest the gear on a block of wood or shop towel to help you avoid damaging it. The book was delivered on time and in new condition.
They're specially designed for do-it-yourself enthusiasts, though the wealth of knowledge and special tips make them highly valuable for seasoned mechanics. Step 5: Clean all of the components and lay them out on a clean pan or shop towels. Thread repairs are covered in Chapter 2 and need to be done before you begin reassembly. Damaged or dirty Torrington bearings are not serviceable and must be replaced. Step 5: Clean all of the components of the direct drum. There always comes a time when the old transmission shows signs of wear. Almost any driver larger than the seal works for this purpose.
Step 4: Install the retainer and snap it into place with a large flat-blade screwdriver. With his proven style, Ruggles goes through the step-by-step rebuild and performance upgrade procedures in a series of full-color photos. Note the location of the notch on the steels in the bottom of the case, and that the last friction is very close to the top of the low planetary, although it is still fully engaged. Some builders add an extra bushing to the lower portion of the sun shell for additional support against the output shaft. Step 3: The drum should turn freely once in place.
Ruggles takes his three decades of experience working on transmissions and creates a book that anyone would be happy to have on their workbench. Install the snap ring and push it out tightly into the groove. Before proceeding, check all of the bolt holes in the case for damage to the threads. Step 7: Note that there are two types of carriers. Step 3: Remove Outer Shaft Remove the outer shaft that splines into the sun gear. Direct Clutch Apply Piston Installation Install the direct drum center seal in the drum, lip facing up, and make sure that it is fully seated in the groove before attempting to install the apply piston.
Step 2: Remove Filter Extension and O-Ring Remove the plastic filter extension tube from the case. Use a large flat-tip screwdriver to pry the manual shaft seal from the case. Install the 1-2 accumulator into the case. Step 2: Remove Retaining Ring Remove the center support retaining ring, center support, and backing spacer ring not used on all models. Note that you start out with a waved apply steel.