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09-10-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By rob41willys

Is this going to be street driven or just a race...

Is this going to be street driven or just a race car? How big are the rear tires going to be? One thing you have to consider is with big rear tires it is a real pain to get them on and off if the...
Forum: Transmission
03-04-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By rob41willys

How many reverse clutches? sounds like reverse...

How many reverse clutches? sounds like reverse clutches not holding.
11-21-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By rob41willys

Keep in mind that the funny car cage is not the...

Keep in mind that the funny car cage is not the only thing needed to upgrade to a 7.50 cert.
11-12-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By rob41willys

I have a customer that has several Freightliners...

I have a customer that has several Freightliners with the Mercedes engines that I do sevice work on, they have between 100,000-200,000 miles on them with few major repairs. I've worked on all types...
Forum: Transmission
10-11-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By rob41willys

You are correct I was thinking powerglide. The...

You are correct I was thinking powerglide. The vent for a 350 is on the drivers side at the base of the bell housing. Is there a kick down cable on this transmission, that would be located just below...
Forum: Transmission
10-11-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By rob41willys

If it is the vent DO NOT PLUG

If it is the vent DO NOT PLUG
Forum: Transmission
10-09-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By rob41willys

Are you talking about the hole for the vent?

Are you talking about the hole for the vent?
Forum: Transmission
08-13-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,066
Posted By rob41willys

you have to machine the stator support on the...

you have to machine the stator support on the front pump to install a bushing when you are using a turbo shaft. You can buy aftermarket PG shafts that will handle alot of hp. But for serious power a...
07-27-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,994
Posted By rob41willys

It will have some type of seal on the piston...

It will have some type of seal on the piston depending on how old the forklift is and a seal on the gland end of the cylinder. Very easy to replace and can be done without even removing the cylinder...
07-24-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,994
Posted By rob41willys

I've been a forklift mechanic for many years and...

I've been a forklift mechanic for many years and it is probably the piston seal in one of the tilt cylinders. If you can cap off the cylinders individually just cap one side off and see if it bleeds...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-17-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By rob41willys

I used to use Rotella also but I changed it...

I used to use Rotella also but I changed it often. ( I have drums of it in the shop ) but switched to Brad Penn oil and would never go back to the Rotella oil.
Forum: Engine Tech
04-10-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By rob41willys

I agree that the block was frozen and probably no...

I agree that the block was frozen and probably no good.
04-10-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By rob41willys

Nice! Now if it would just quit snowing. LOL

Nice! Now if it would just quit snowing. LOL
Forum: Transmission
03-16-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By rob41willys

X2

X2
Forum: Transmission
03-16-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By rob41willys

Could be the gasket or o-ring on the front pump.

Could be the gasket or o-ring on the front pump.
Forum: Transmission
03-03-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By rob41willys

don't know who made it but the 1/4 probably...

don't know who made it but the 1/4 probably means that it was made for a 1/4" mid-plate ?
Forum: Transmission
02-23-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By rob41willys

Yes there is a difference between a manual valve...

Yes there is a difference between a manual valve body and one with a transbrake
Forum: Engine Tech
01-27-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,101
Posted By rob41willys

If you are running a flat tappet cam and not...

If you are running a flat tappet cam and not using an oil with extra zinc and zdp you are asking for trouble!
01-17-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By rob41willys

My whole body was made by them but that was many...

My whole body was made by them but that was many years ago. good quality fiberglass lay up, my only complaint was that there were some issues with body lines not lining up but that's probably to be...
Forum: Transmission
01-13-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By rob41willys

Torque converter draining back? It used to happen...

Torque converter draining back? It used to happen with the old 727 trans.
01-09-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,926
Posted By rob41willys

Sorry the link I tried would not work. :(

Sorry the link I tried would not work. :(
Forum: Transmission
01-07-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By rob41willys

I agree that you should spend the extra money on...

I agree that you should spend the extra money on an aftermarket planatary, i've seen them for under 700.00 for 1.80 straight cut. I also just ordered some stuff from TSR also, good to deal with....
01-04-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By rob41willys

700R4 is basiclly the same as a turbo 400 but...

700R4 is basiclly the same as a turbo 400 but usually has a lock-up type converter. I'm assuming it's not a lock-up type converter?
01-04-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By rob41willys

Rpm with 3.73 =3550 approx. Rpm with 3.90...

Rpm with 3.73 =3550 approx.

Rpm with 3.90 =3660 approx.
25" tire @ 70mph
Forum: Engine Tech
01-03-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By rob41willys

I always cut open the filters to see whats in...

I always cut open the filters to see whats in them. you can catch a problem before it gets real bad. But I change them often though. You need to use a real filter cutter though so you don't have a...
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