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 […]
So after I got the transmission in I pulled out the laser and used it to align the engine and transmission along the frame. Looks like I got it about dead set on.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]