The Fmx is a very strong transmission as it combines internal C6 and small case parts with a very beefy cast iron case to withstand the beating of any stock engine Ford produced. At home, you can use four C-clamps from a hardware store. I also have a small-block bolt pattern C-6 here. Have someone support the door, holding the weight of it while you knock the top hinge with a heavy hammer. And to finish my thoughts here.
The clutch piston goes in first, with seal lips pointed toward the clutch cylinder and away from the clutches and plates. A trusted machine shop can cut a new groove for the snap ring that allows you to add clutch friction and steel plates. Take at youtube look at John Feistrizer Hoosier Hurricane. From left to right are the end plug, sleeve, spring, governor valve, governor main body, cover with two bolts, and counterweight attachment screws. Step 3: Install Low-Reverse Servo Cover Use a snap ring to install the low-reverse servo cover. Make sure all surfaces are hospital clean.
Click the button below and we will send you an exclusive deal on this book. The transmission side of the pump fits only one way. Still think the C4 is a more efficient transmission -less internal drag. The inner drive gear must be installed with the open side toward the torque converter. Make sure the servo actuating rod is seated in the overdrive band. And, still easy to find.
This Tech Tip is From the Full Book,. On vehicles powered by the 5. Step 4: Install Overdrive Band Servo Give the overdrive band servo cover and its seals plenty of lubrication. Seal distortion or tearing is unacceptable. Y Block, I'm not going to argue with anything you say.
It is a true 4-speed automatic overdrive transmission. As my knees get older I may find myself wanting an automatic some day. I had my 95 town car fixed with a conversion like this a couple years ago. The parking pawl locks into the ring gear when the selector is placed in park. The carrier and one-way clutch should be lubed with transmission assembly lube and checked for proper operation. Step 6: Torque Valve Body Bolts Torque the valve body bolts to 80 to 100 in-lbs beginning with light hand tightening to seat the valve body, then torquing in one-third increments. If you are so inclined, you can fabricate your own crossmember, but driveshaft fabrication must be performed by a qualified professional.
Cable tension is controlled at the throttle body see Chapter 9. Here are two small-block Ford flexplates. I am going to drain the torque converter this time also as the guy I talked to told me the converter had a oil drain plug. Oil am retired and don't have to put up with anything troublesome, usually. At idle throttle closed , you have low line pressure, which is what you want during deceleration and light throttle.
Do the same with clutch discs after you saturate them in fluid. Step 3: Install Flexplate Use the reference mark you made during driveshaft removal to get the flexplate lined up perfectly for installation. Back the throttle valve rod adjustment at the carburetor or throttle body all the way out. Ideally, you have a nice balance of line pressure and shift timing. On the left is the 157-tooth version for the C4 Cruise-O-Matic with a 28-ounce offset balance. I built a C4 for twin brothers many years ago for a drag racing Mustang they have.
It is easy for the converter to slip off input shafts and pump drives and wind up with a faulty installation and pump failure. The only difference between the two cable systems is how they adjust and lock down. And remember, you cannot afford mistakes during installation and break-in. All that 1-D-1 box banging wreaks havoc on the bands and clutches, causing bigger messes than are seen daily on the Jerry Springer show, and makes them unreliable and ill suited to performance applications at least by reputation. The sticker on the door gives you maximum weight; car, 4 passengers and luggage. I have been working for ford for more years than I care to admit.