[elky] Re: Now I know why...

That is interesting. The transmission sounds like something on an old
go-cart with the clutch thingy.

Got to get out to a car show soon...... I am having withdrawal.

JC


On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Ray Buck <rbuck@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  According to a guy who builds race transmissions for a living, this is
> about normal...at least in his world.  I'm sure there are others who'd do
> it for less, and I'm looking into that.  But still...yanno, I wonder how
> hard it would be to do it myself.  I've never dug into an automatic trans.
> Something else to consider.
>
> Btw, I shot a car show yesterday and one of the cars there was quite an
> oddball.  A 1967 DAF:
>
>
>
>
>
> Count the number of wires on the distributor cap.  Yep, 3. One for the
> coil.  Opposed 2 cylinder.  But the kicker is its transmission.  It's
> called "Variomatic."  Stepless, infinitely variable ratio belt drive.
> Totally wacko.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variomatic
>
> r
>
>
>
> On 5/19/2012 9:34 AM, STILLFRANKSFAULT@xxxxxxx wrote:
>
>  OMG that's highway robbery, 600-800 for a disassemble and reassemble
> with no parts. Please tell me this is a joke when you say only.
>
> Smokey Mt Frank
>
>  In a message dated 5/19/2012 11:06:13 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> rbuck@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
> The estimate to swap guts from one case to another is only $600-800.
> Cheap at half the price.  :)
>
> r
>
>
> On 5/17/2012 5:56 AM, STILLFRANKSFAULT@xxxxxxx wrote:
>
> Well Ray, in theory, the only thing you need is a case. Why rebuild
> another trans. Just swap all the internals to a new case.
>   Or was there more damage?
> Smokey Mt Frank
>
>  In a message dated 5/16/2012 10:28:19 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> rbuck@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
>
>
> Color me stupid.  I should have seen it when I pulled the pan.  But I
> didn't.
>
>
>
> I didn't lose too much time on that, tho.  I finally got the tranny out
> tonite:
>
>
>
> It's real broke.
>
> I'm starting to re-think things.  If this transmission repair is gonna be
> real spendy, I may put off running the car this year and see about putting
> a Tremec 3550 or T56 into it.  I'm not sure right now.  But I'm hurtin and
> tired and filthy.  (Maybe that last part is why the x-wife left, ya think?)
>
> r
>
>
> On 5/14/2012 3:16 PM, STILLFRANKSFAULT@xxxxxxx wrote:
>
>  OMG,  Your kidding right .............. how did you miss that split.  I
> could see if there was a crack in the case, but that's huge.
>
> Smokey Mt Frank
>
>  In a message dated 5/14/2012 3:01:03 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> rbuck@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
> ...the transmission ain't workin:
>
>

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