The new automatics were only used on pickups and Jeeps, while cars got more advanced and more troublesome units. We have kept this information on our website as a reference resource for our customers who may find these items at a swap meet, classified ads, on Ebay, etc. County Line Road Camby,Indiana 46113 I purchased a bolt in rear sprag from them for my 727 when I rebuilt it. The tranny in my 416 has been in there for 2 years now and still works like new. Because the A-500 and A-518 were essentially made by adding and an overdrive planetary gearset to the A-999, gear ratios were not optimal; they were not redesigned to match the torque curve and torque rise of the mated engine. I was thinking valve body issue or an internal leak. Does anyone here run a 904 with a stronger small block? Pay attention to the details, and the trans will live a long time and serve you well.
P4529064 18 tooth spline input shaft. The guy that rebuilt it upgraded it with the heavier duty parts that the 904s in V8 cars use. Mopar Performance Transmission Parts High Performance Transmission Parts and Racing Transmission Parts Mopar Performance supplies a wide range of high performance automatic and manual transmission parts for you Dodge, Plymouth, Chrysler, Mopar vehicle. I just had the transmission rebuilt but the old one just like it had run on the strip for about 10 years. Lets see some pix of that Hemi! According to Chrysler, the TorqueFlites did not need periodic band adjustments or fluid changes, but periodic fluid checks are a good idea with these transmissions being as old as they are now.
The adjuster only gives so much latitude before the screw will literally run out of a safe level of engagement. Kit contains a clutch rod,nuts,washers,springs,clips, and instructions. Someone wrote that i just have to swap the roostercomb, ball and spring. We look forward to serving you. Three or four times doing this fixed my problem. We could always dial back the line pressure slightly to drop the shift rpm if it proved to be too much. Any help from forum members, especially the original poster, will be appreciated.
Operating within a housing on the output shaft, the governor is a hydraulic control valve that transmits regulated pressure to the valvebody directing the shift points. The Wal-mart scale isn't exactly a precision instrument, but it can't be too far off. Probably better than half of all failures involving Chrysler automatics in performance useage can be traced back to a cheap or faulty converter! Every single gear I put it in is drive even park. Most shift kits, as part of their modification program, instruct the TorqueFlite tuner to increase the line pressure by cranking up the line pressure adjustment screw on the valvebody. Both are roller designs similar to original production unit. First, we need to differentiate between the pre-62 and post-62 transmission designs. It was looking good, so we kept our foot in it, and the tranny carried Second up to 6,200-up 1,000 rpm as well.
Flex plate all others use an offset bolt patt. Thanks guys, looks like there's no reason to rush towards a 727 and given my modest at least for now plans for the Barracuda, the 904 should be fine. We provide custom rebuilding for diesel and V-10 applications. Successors to the TorqueFlite by Bob Sheaves The A500 and A518 were developed from the A-999 — which had been created as a cross between the A-904 and the famed A-727. For the most part, this was proven to be true.
Probably 100+ runs with slicks + 100 without. Ford quietly bought the rights to make a copycat, though it already had the rights to the Simpson gear-set, according to at least one contemporary automotive magazine. The idea of having full automatic upshifts at these very high crank speeds was pretty exciting. The governor assembly consists of a hydraulic control valve linked by a shaft to the governor weight assembly, made up of an inner and outer weight and spring. I'm thinking it will prolly be pretty ard to break one with a 318 as long as it doesn't have a blower and nitrous.
Of course there's no guarantee on a bagged out 150,000 mile junkyard 904 holding up if you put it behind a 450 hp motor, but a similar bagged out 727 will fair no better. I've broken nearly anything out there. It was made standard, across the board, in 1981. Again, no information, but likely a barrier to swapping the transmissions and the resultant carnage it could create. That converter also came apart and spread the alumium inside.
Such a rebuild may not be too far in the offing if a powerful engine is pressing against that shift-kitted Newport tranny. It has fuel injected Chevy engine and dodge tranny. Must be the weak point? Well my guess was way off. I guess the Wheaties paid off this morning. We now have a detailed section on and the.
Chevy guys can get away with cheapies. Because the transmissions were shifted by , the transmission had a reverse blocker valve that shifted them into Neutral when drivers accidentally punched Reverse while moving forward. Because of this large number of threads and the fact that using the search option is unbeknownst to some members, I have put this together. Anyway, I threw mine on the scale and got 129 lbs with stock converter I think the fluid has been drained. The first was in a 68 Charger with a stout 340 and a 3:55 sure grip. Pan gasket and one transmission fluid filter.