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Old 12-10-2017, 09:43 AM   #301
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Re: 1978 Russet Metallic 4x4

The rebuilt TH350 was leaking from the shift shaft output seal. You can just see a little dab of red there.



And here is the 20 dollar tool and seal to fix it. The tool works for tons of GM transmissions.



It is so much fun learning to wrench on these things. There's so much joy doing it yourself, saving some time/money and knowing it's done right.
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:56 PM   #302
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Thanks for the update!
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:18 PM   #303
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The rubber transmission cooler lines looked a bit rough and leaky.



That's better. Finally found a use for those 3/8" FI hose clamps.

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Old 12-19-2017, 04:16 PM   #304
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Man someone went gorilla on those old hose clamps!! That hose is cut bad!
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Old 12-19-2017, 05:46 PM   #305
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Man someone went gorilla on those old hose clamps!! That hose is cut bad!
"If it's leaking just tighten more" has its limits.
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Old 01-03-2018, 06:13 PM   #306
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Re: 1978 Russet Metallic 4x4

Nice thread. I had a black 79 back in the mid 80 that I raced and wrenched on all them myself. Good times for sure.
I just picked up a 91 Jimmy that will be my daily driver, can't wait to get it.
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Old 01-03-2018, 07:23 PM   #307
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Nice thread. I had a black 79 back in the mid 80 that I raced and wrenched on all them myself. Good times for sure.
I just picked up a 91 Jimmy that will be my daily driver, can't wait to get it.
Thanks Zook. It's a never-ending project of fun.
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