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Another chevy question, non-blazer

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by stockk5, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. stockk5

    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Alright i know this isnt about a blazer, but i figure a ton of you guys know ur stuff so here goes. We got a free 1985 Chevette from this guy, we drove it home and started to change the fluids. We went to do the tranny and found this. [​IMG]

    I have NO clue why its like that, any idea? If we just weld a plate over that hole u think it'd be ok? Dont laugh to hard, these lil cars are a blast to drift around in the snow and just beat on. We already have a 78 and we wanna take a free v8 or v6 and put the engine into one of the chevettes. This one we just got is in better shape other than that hole it seems than the 78 vette. My bro uses it as a DD around town. Anyone have a clue whats up with that hole?
     
  2. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    looks like a stock hole for accessing tc bolts or turning the flywheel...

    i wont pick on your Chevette. my first car was a V-8 Vega and i drove a Renault Alliance for a year or so as a DD... now that was an embarassing car...
     
  3. stockk5

    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    so basically its ok? or what do i do?
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    yeah, its fine.. it probably had a rubber plug in it at one point but i wouldn't worry about it...
     
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    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    looks like a factory hole....

    It looks like an access hole the factory put there--the other post is probably right about a rubber plug missing--I'd just spray it clean with brakcleaner or carb cleaner and put some duct tape or aluminum backed roof patching tape on it,and go wheeling!...:crazy:
     
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    rubbinz raczn 1/2 ton status

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    i say duct tape! or if you are really worried about it you could drill a couple small holes and screw a piece of tin on!
     
  7. pauly383

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    I drove a 25 dollar Chevette with a clean interior for 6 months , don't worry about it , even splashing through water wasn't a problem :D
     
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    that hole is for air flow to cool the torque converter so it would not be a good idea to cover it up
     

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