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Re: 5000 auto tranny

At 04:49 PM 11/29/97 EST, you wrote:
>I have a question.  Is is possible to swap auto trannies in a 5000
>removing the differential?  There are just 4 nuts which hold it on.  I
>that alignment may be troublesome but it looks feasible to me.  Anyone
>tried it?

BTDT - Its doable, but you risk breaking the trans pump drive shaft (runs
from torque converter to back of trans) and/or ruining said pump. Of 5 times
doing it this way, broke it once - 20% chance! Jack front end of engine as
high as it will go and drop the diff mounts to cant it back as far as

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