No, unfortunately we cannot accept returns for eBooks. You can be methodical and cover all the bases during a rebuild and still things can go wrong. Organize your eBooks into a custom library and annotate pages. I have a 76 mach1 with a mild 302 ~300hp at the crank. In How to Rebuild and Modify Ford C4 and C6 Automatic Transmissions, author George Reid walks readers through the process step-by-step, from removing the transmission from the vehicle, to complete disassembly and cleaning, to careful reassembly, to proper re-installation and road testing.
Automatic transmissions are precision components that call for a clean working environment with a place for everything. Use wraparound goggles that keep debris well away from your eyes. It would not have been much more and I am sure he probably has quite a few tricks I don't know. Think of an automatic transmission like a Swiss watch—perfectly mated surfaces must have perfect tolerances. We talked a while about C4s and I was impressed with his knowledge about what it takes to make a C4 live with big power. You need it for removing parts such as clutch pistons and sliding valves. They remained in production deep into the 1980s, when overdrive-equipped transmissions finally eclipsed them.
I have more items not shown so just ask. So it's definitely something you want. Safe shops are outfited with proper personal protection gear such as ear, eye, respiratory, and skin protection. Rebuilding any automatic transmission calls for compressed air. The sections are about 1. Always use a respirator, no matter how well ventilated your shop or driveway is. I was wondering if there is any reading material or any advice from you guys on rebuilding my stock C4.
Since then I've made more videos using all digital film and editing equipment. Sliding valves must glide through the valve body smoothly. This calls for a hard work surface on which to build your C4 or C6. When the heavy crud is gone, lacquer thinner and brake cleaner are good for final prep work. Never use compressed air for horseplay. Please look over this portfolio. I built my engine, and have good machanical skills but have never opened up a auto tranny neither has my dad since he only has drove manuals back in his day, and he's a mopar guy.
I also might switch to a full manual valve body as well. Cooking sheets are also a good idea for larger parts like fasteners and can be reused. To get longevity and durability, a transmission must be properly installed and adjusted, which means a methodical approach to getting a fresh transmission into service. In my home shop, I use small, disposable kitchen containers and mark them for identification. You can go to my web site or look over this portfolio for info. It's an inexpensive and smart investment if you're considering this task. A tap-and-die set is a wise investment because it serves so many purposes.
The transmission was starting to slip really bad in reverse and so i have decided to rebuild it myself. From everything that i have read, thats what i believe to be the problem. He addresses a few thing differently and took the time to tell me why parts fail, his solution and why. Ford Transmissions Remanufactured Welcome to the Ford car and truck information page of Certified Transmission. Transmission disassembly can involve damaged fasteners, pulled threads, and a lot of other problems where a tap-and-die set comes in handy. In practice, it is quite complex and has been worked out by powertrain engineers determined to give you smooth and reliable operation for at least 100,000 miles. Please email me badshoe comcast.
Any other parts that should be addressed or and any tips would be greatly appreciated thanks. Email for purchase info, badshoe comcast. Alternatively, you can always bore a hole in your workbench for a stack assembly. If you are installing your transmission that was purchased from Monster Transmission, our sales and support staff is here. Even the low-decibel din of shop equipment, electric motors, gear and belt drives, air compressors, and the like, damage hearing with exposure over time. Ken Collins Hi, my name is Kenneth Collins, I'm an amateur still photographer, videogragher and a Ford Senior Master Technician with over 40 years of experience.
The 90-degree Fairlane small-block V-8s followed in 1962. Think of a torque converter like a water wheel in an old saw mill: the waterwheel is driven by fluid in motion. However, if you have to force any component, ask yourself why. The author's extensive research and experience with these popular transmissions has resulted in a well-rounded full-color technical guide to their revitalization. Good old-fashioned coffee cans are good for cleaning parts. Transgo shift kits are what most recommend.
You will need to join Vimeo which takes less than a minute, make the purchase and your watching in just a few minutes. Whenever you use harsh chemicals such as petroleum or alcoholbased cleaning solvents, protect your lungs with a good respirator. Versions of the C4 have also been produced for big-blocks. So no i have not had him build me a transmission, but had I known mine would break so soon, I would have bought from him. Few things frustrate more than a dull bit. After installing Adobe Digital Editions on your device, you must authorize it.
The videos are geared for both the hands on car guy and people who are always looking for more technical information. Transmission shops typically have cobbled up holding fixtures made from transmission cases and shafts. Regardless of the kind of automotive repair work you do, you must have a neat, clean place to work. This should be much easier for anyone that has a fast online connection and want the convenience of a quick purchase turnaround, no shipping and no long waiting. However, the C4 and C6 remain incredibly popular with enthusiasts, racers, and restorers alike due to their simplicity, strength, and low cost. Some of these items can be rented or borrowed, especially if you intend to do a transmission build only once. If you have questions related to my video subjects contact me through the BadShoe User Group Forum.