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tranny mount case holes broken Q

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by R72K5, Jun 21, 2003.

  1. R72K5

    R72K5 Banned

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    so how do you go about bolting a tranny to the mount if one or both holes are busted ? th350*

    what have some of you guys done to correct this ?

    thanks for anything
     
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    As in stripped out or broken clean off?

    Bungee cord?
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    Not a bungee cord............JB weld

    I don't know if there is a fis besides a new case. If you have the piece that broke off it might be able to be welded
     
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    half the hole gone, piece of case broken off, this is nothing new, has happened before, im am not surprised, just mad, getting another case is NOT an option, i specifically bought this drivetrain to put in

    thanks
     
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    Call an aluminum head shop (or aluminum welding place in general) and see what they have to say.

    Wonder if you could hold a steel bolt in place, and weld around it?
     
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    Someone on here (I can't think of the username right now!) /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif used something called an Ultra Bell that worked out VERY nicely. You cut off the front of the tranny housing, then bolt this King-Kong strong bell housing to the tranny pump bolt holes. It looked like a serious solution to the problem. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Call an aluminum head shop (or aluminum welding place in general) and see what they have to say.

    Wonder if you could hold a steel bolt in place, and weld around it?

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    problem is that there are no aluminum places around here, hmm

    i dont even think cast aluminum can be touched with tig or anything cept maybe brazing ?
    thanks
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Someone on here (I can't think of the username right now!) /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif used something called an Ultra Bell that worked out VERY nicely. You cut off the front of the tranny housing, then bolt this King-Kong strong bell housing to the tranny pump bolt holes. It looked like a serious solution to the problem. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    not taalking about bellhousing, talking about the tranny mount threaded holes pair just before the extension housing

    thanks
     
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    Call an aluminum head shop (or aluminum welding place in general) and see what they have to say.

    Wonder if you could hold a steel bolt in place, and weld around it?

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    problem is that there are no aluminum places around here, hmm

    i dont even think cast aluminum can be touched with tig or anything cept maybe brazing ?
    thanks


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    It can be welded by someone who knows what their doing using Mig or Tig, with the right setup. You can even gas weld it if you have the right setup.
     
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    so how do you go about bolting a tranny to the mount if one or both holes are busted ? th350*

    what have some of you guys done to correct this ?

    thanks for anything

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    There is no easy way to do this, either have it welded MIG OR TIG is the only good way to do it.
    The other option is to make an external clamo style steel collar that goes around the tranny and the adaptor.
    I am working on a design that does that not for broken case but for strengthening purposes.
     
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    yeah the only real way to fix this is to find someone that can tig or something on cast aluminum and the area that i live in doesnt have anything liek that that i know of, is a low populated area we dont even have a tranny shop or salvage yard so hmm.,.

    what do i look for what process would this be technically called ?


    thanks
     
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