Small Block Chevy 350 into Dakar / Range Rover
Rebuilding the Automatic Gearbox
I was originally planning on getting hold of another TH350 autobox, namely becuase
my one had a broken case around the rear mounting flange and the shaft was VERY short
(TH350's come in different varients, Long shaft or Short shaft or 4WD) -
Hey, id stripped down motorbike gearboxes when I was nine years old, how hard could it be?. I took the methodical approach of removing each bit and laying it out, this quickly consumed massive amounts of space in the shed!, but it was intresting and at least I know understand how these things work!
This picture shows the three clutch packs. The long shaft is called the stator shaft, thats what the torque convertor attaches to. All the bearings in these things are simple white metal bushes, they were all replaced along with all the oil seals and clutch plates.
This is the beginings of the re-
At this stage, the "core" is all re-