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Stripped out two bolts on the bell housing (tranny side)...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MaxCrack, May 13, 2002.

  1. MaxCrack

    MaxCrack 1/2 ton status

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    ...which leaves two bolts holding the tranny to the housing. I know I really should replace the housing and I will, but is there any way to temporarily fix it? Like Heli-coils? Also, how much am I looking at for a new one (put in by me)? Is a junk yard housing worth finding?
     
  2. denver75k5

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    I paid $75 for a NEW tranny housing, sounds like your best bet is Heli-coils at this point.
     
  3. denver75k5

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    Oh , I assume we are talking about a TH350.
     
  4. tRustyK5

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    Read the sig line...SM 465. By the time you remove it to heli-coil it you may as well replace it. They aren't that expensive...

    Rene
     
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    I have a real pretty (just painted) orange, sm465 bellhousing.

    LMK - I am in Sac, CA.
     

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