Please visit the links below. With others, you have to bite the bullet and buy them if you want to rebuild a transmission yourself. Use it to download and purchase digital content, which can be read both online and offline. Please look over this portfolio. Seals can also be damaged by dirt and friction material, which causes internal hydraulic leaks and failure.
Servo pistons and seals must be clean. However, the C4 and C6 remain incredibly popular with enthusiasts, racers, and restorers alike due to their simplicity, strength, and low cost. Versions of the C4 have also been produced for big-blocks. If you have questions related to my video subjects contact me through the BadShoe User Group Forum. Use goggles or safety glasses to protect your eyes from flying debris. Downloads are divided into one hour or less sections for easier and faster downloads. Air leaks, when pressure is applied, tell you there are potential fluid leaks around servo and clutch-piston seals.
I have more items not shown so just ask. All eBooks purchased from cartechbooks. Few things frustrate more than a dull bit. Even the low-decibel din of shop equipment, electric motors, gear and belt drives, air compressors, and the like, damage hearing with exposure over time. We are dedicated to giving you the technical support you need, when you need it! How do I purchase an eBook? The early C4 transmission used in Falcons, Fairlanes, Econolines and of course the Mustang. Shortly after putting in his valvebody I broke the forward drum.
Rebuilding any automatic transmission calls for compressed air. A mallet provides passive-aggressive force without inflicting injury. Think of a torque converter like a water wheel in an old saw mill: the waterwheel is driven by fluid in motion. I was never real happy with the way it shifted to 3rd at light throttle. Never use compressed air for horseplay.
Because automatic transmissions have dozens of tiny parts, organization is very important. Alternatively, you can always bore a hole in your workbench for a stack assembly. Automatic transmissions are precision components that call for a clean working environment with a place for everything. You must have a clean, well-lit shop with a workbench. Cooking sheets are also a good idea for larger parts like fasteners and can be reused. My first video was shot in 1998 on overhauling the C6 transmission.
Compressed air is probably the single greatest source of hearing loss and personal injury. From everything that i have read, thats what i believe to be the problem. Transmission shops typically have cobbled up holding fixtures made from transmission cases and shafts. C4 teardown technique generally applies to the C6 as well, though there are some distinct differences in the ford c6 transmission and ford c4 transmission. Transmission disassembly can involve damaged fasteners, pulled threads, and a lot of other problems where a tap-and-die set comes in handy. A Place To Work It is impossible to successfully rebuild an automatic transmission on your filthy garage floor or workbench, nor can you do it with an inadequate tool crib. When stepped up the power of my car I decided to buy one of Broader's transbrake valve bodies.
You need it for removing parts such as clutch pistons and sliding valves. Sliding valves must glide through the valve body smoothly. A Hot Flush system left purges transmissions and coolers of stray particulates that can damage new transmissions. You can be methodical and cover all the bases during a rebuild and still things can go wrong. United States Army Drill Sergeant J.
Lacquer thinner and brake cleaner are the best solvents because they have a high evaporation rate. This calls for a hard work surface on which to build your C4 or C6. I still might take out this valve body and open it to see if something is wrong. Certified Transmission is a leader in the remanufacturing of transmissions for all types of Ford vehicles and can ship our transmissions anywhere in the United States. Solvents can dry your skin and pose a certain cancer risk. Clutch frictions and steels must mate precisely and smoothly.