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  1. squirrel replied to the thread Technical LaSalle transmission help needed!.

    There were two different yokes used on powerglides, they started at coarse spline, changed to fine spline in the mid 60s. Also the...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 10:27 PM
  2. squirrel liked belair's post in the thread Technical VISE.

    Check the ground. It's always the ground.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:13 PM
  3. squirrel replied to the thread Technical spark plugs.

    yeah, make sure they are gasket plugs, not taper seat.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:13 PM
  4. squirrel liked deathrowdave's post in the thread Technical TH350 transmision Cooler line 1/4" NPS question..

    A drop of blue locktite along with seal washers will secure a leak free seal till you don’t need to worry about it anymore

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:12 PM
  5. squirrel replied to the thread Technical TH350 transmision Cooler line 1/4" NPS question..

    I expect it's a different alloy, it might even be a different material, but it feels and looks like aluminum.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 3:10 PM
  6. squirrel attached a file to the thread Technical TH350 transmision Cooler line 1/4" NPS question..

    I just took a fitting off a virgin transmission case, it's an aluminum washer, indeed. [ATTACH]

    washer.jpg Apr 22, 2019 at 2:11 PM
  7. squirrel replied to the thread build a unibody, questions.

    Yes, but 70s trucks are off topic for the HAMB. If you asked about doing a mid 60s truck, it would be OK. I don't make the rules, I'm...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM
  8. squirrel replied to the thread build a unibody, questions.

    I think you're talking about a truck that's 10 years too new for this place...we do older stuff, up to the mid 60s.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 10:43 AM
  9. squirrel replied to the thread Technical VISE.

    might be the snap ring or roll pin or locking collar that retains the washer, that is the problem. I take apart everything just to see...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 9:11 AM
  10. squirrel replied to the thread Technical TH350 transmision Cooler line 1/4" NPS question..

    they usually have aluminum washers. I think that's what they are....

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:49 AM
  11. squirrel replied to the thread TECH: Chevy Engine Numbers.

    wow, someone else has those truck engine codes, I though I was the only one :)

    Apr 21, 2019 at 8:05 AM
  12. squirrel replied to the thread Projects New VS Original Sheet Metal.

    I have very limited experience with new sheet metal, but it hasn't been good. I have much more experience with used sheet metal...it's...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 8:03 AM
  13. squirrel liked 302GMC's post in the thread Hot Rods Best transmission to run with a 292 or 312 y block?.

    Dual range hydro with a 331" Cad in front of it ...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 9:44 PM
  14. squirrel replied to the thread Technical turbo 350 verses 400.

    funny thing is this is the HAMB, the 400 came along in 1965 (in chevys), the 350 in 69, so there's one other consideration if you like...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:05 AM
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