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465 tranny installation question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dodgedude99, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. dodgedude99

    dodgedude99 1/2 ton status

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    i am getting close to being able to install my 454, sm465, and np205.

    my question is, is the aluminum bellhousing strong enough to support the weight of the 465 tranny as its dangling from cherry picker?
     
  2. tarussell

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    Yes . It gets its strength from the ribs casted into it .
     
  3. dodgedude99

    dodgedude99 1/2 ton status

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    anyone else wanna chime in?
     
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    Yeah it should be fine.
     
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    yep. good to go.
     
  6. dodgedude99

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    great, hearing that makes that so much easier then trying to heave that hunk of steel up there and slide it in.

    thanks guys
    shawn
     

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