Lokar Shifter is done.

  So I have had the shifter for a while now and just now got it put into place.  This is the Lokar  ATS6700AN which is the Nostalgia Shifter designed for the 700R4 transmission. It has a mount that bolts to the tail shaft bolts of the transmission and a couple brackets on the side the […]

Transmission In and Floor pans drilled.

On Sunday I started feeling well enough to get back to work on the Hot Rod. I marked where the bolts needed to be and moved the transmission over and drilled them out. I got them wrong the first time and had to open up the bolt holes to get them right.  Finally got them […]

Transmission in – For now

Last night I pulled out the welder and gave welding a shot.  It’s not a great looking weld but it is holding and should work great.  After letting it cool and wire brushing it I gave it a few good whacks with a hammer.  It is a solid weld and I can’t hear any changes […]

Transmission Mount

Started working on a new transmission mount over the weekend.  It is required due to the transmission of the ’89 Corvette has a shorter tail shaft and has a different mounting method.   So I cut this one from some 1/4″ steel plate. I will have to have someone come and do some welding for me […]