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#560537 - May 07th 2012 10:47 am Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: heavy389]
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Invest in a set of jack stands please.
Even cheap harbor freight ones are safer than the cinder blocks you are using.

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#560559 - May 07th 2012 12:07 pm Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: heavy389]
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Egads that's a lot of metal in that pan! No frickin' wonder it's blown.
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#560564 - May 07th 2012 12:09 pm Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: heavy389]
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Sorry to hear that Heavy
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#560603 - May 07th 2012 4:19 pm Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: wookee]
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Originally Posted By: wookee
Invest in a set of jack stands please.
Even cheap harbor freight ones are safer than the cinder blocks you are using.

.......Wookee


LMAO rofl Been usin (new) cinder blocks with pc 1-1/2" plank on top for year joe,they work better on hard dirt than jack stands! got 3 in garage,I us them on wood floor in garage,but not in garage doing this...
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#560604 - May 07th 2012 4:23 pm Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: NateNCBV]
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Originally Posted By: NatetheskateNCBV
Egads that's a lot of metal in that pan! No frickin' wonder it's blown.



It was outa the blue tho man! no warning,stared up went 3 blocks up street and made left to do K turn...went for reverse and it just slipped and in middle of slip (2K rpm or so) it would grab and slip and grab and made 1 hell of a noise!! roflit would go foward but made a mean growlin noise and slipped an chitt......always changed filter & fulid,the trans fluid was still clean an nice an red....
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#560646 - May 07th 2012 8:08 pm Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: heavy389]
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If you get good at it you can have the tranny out in about an hour or less (about half an hour for my best time with rear wheels on a curb, front jacked up on jack stands in parking lot of my dad's work at the time) smile Now the fun stuff! smile
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#560652 - May 07th 2012 8:24 pm Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: heavy389]
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I'll use my lift and tranny jack. Too old to do the curb stuff anymore. I swore of laying on my back at any cost. I just can't do it anymore.


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#560729 - May 08th 2012 8:33 am Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: Phoenix]
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were not all as "Lucky" as Phoenix.... rofl
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#560752 - May 08th 2012 10:32 am Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: heavy389]
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hey, phoenix, I'll just bring mine down to your shop to finish it up!!!
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#561006 - May 09th 2012 8:40 am Re: think tranny took a chitt.... [Re: draggnastro]
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Originally Posted By: draggnastro
hey, phoenix, I'll just bring mine down to your shop to finish it up!!!




yeah rofl
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