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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-26-13, 07:32 AM Thread Starter
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Should be interesting to see. Or just disconnect engine and Trans, lower entire power train assembly and move Trans from there.


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I have thought about that, but it would require getting the van up high enough to slide the engine out and a jack stable enough to support the whole thing. Or drop it with the cherry picker.

What would be the advantage? We don't have the time to do alot of other work on this since we need it back running ASAP. If we had the luxury of time, I could go over the engine and make sure it's leak free and clean.

Yeah, the more I think about it, the more I think I'll just drop the trans.

And thank you so much for the time you have spent here and elsewhere helping. It seems that too often, factory techs stay away from the car forums so it's very much appreciated to get first hand knowledge.

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Only real advantage is going to be easier lining it up. It is true would have to have a way to get van up high enough to slide whole assembly out. Not a problem helping. I don't mind giving advise when I can.


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Well, it's all moot not. I found a shop that would do the trans R&R for a cheap enough price and fast enough that it's in our best interest to have them do it.

It's kind of a bummer because I wanted to see how tough it is. Also, I like a challenge.
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A little challenge never hurt. But neither does a little less headache:)


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Interesting. Thank you very much for the information.
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Interesting. Thank you very much for the information.
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