[elky] Re: Elky is up and running again

Glad you're back in action without too much expense.  Good thing you
know the ins & outs of a transmission... most people expect a
cashectomy when they have trans problems...

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Robert Adams <ladams21@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>                   Got the trans up in and done.  Shifts are much nicer now
> that the TV boost valve is in correctly instead of the plunger being in
> backwards... They were way too hard before as in felt and sounded like it
> was going to break something. Also have a known good pump in it too as the
> pump it had was improperly assembled as in the rotor and slide are too
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>                      The TCC now stays locked up since it now has a good 4th
> gear switch... And the TCC connector shouldn't leak since I replaced it with
> a new one and then siliconed up the joint around the connector and case.
> O-rings suck for sealing most things they are just cheap to design make and
> install. Replaced all the other gaskets and seals just in case. I wanted new
> case fittings but they were out. I think one of mine is leaking at the case
> and it's the upper one which is the PITA to get to.
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>                   Engine sounds better at idle just off idle and at load and
> I have more usable RPM range. It pulls well to 5500 without a problem now. I
> actually let off at 5500 cause I didn't want it to hit 6K. The only reason
> it pulls so well that fast with a TPI is cause it's a 305.
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>                So it looks like all is well. I sprayed it all down well with
> hot simple green and hosed it off. Will see if the cooler lines are leaking
> in a few days. But so far looks Ok. So I'm happy so far.....
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>                 Got a new flywheel cover and will install that later on as I
> have to trim it and I'll put it on when I inspect it later anyway.
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>                     Robert Adams
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