[DML] Re: transmission failure
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[DML] Re: transmission failure



This is all very true but without knowing how the trans failed this is
just conjecture. It may also be possible that when he converted from
automatic to manual they did not machine the flywheel and install the
pilot bearing. I hope we do find out exactly what happened so we can
better figure out what caused it.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "d_rex_2002" <rich@...> wrote:
>
> Another possible root cause of the failure may be the lack of
> alignment pins between the engine block and trans bellhousing.
> There is a chance the original auto trans had pins in it and
> the donor manual trans did not have the pins in it.
> 
> With no alignment pins, the trans may work (even work well) for
> a short period of time, then over time, the input shaft could 
> begin to wear and wobble within the trans and eventually cause
>








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