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04-07-2019, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Dave M

I haven't had much time to work on the car so...

I haven't had much time to work on the car so it's taken longer than hoped, but I finally got it out! Big thanks to everyone who gave advice and offered resources. I want to get the cylinders honed...
03-31-2019, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Dave M

In the above write-up he chooses to cut the right...

In the above write-up he chooses to cut the right front brake line because it runs behind the steering rack. I really don't want to cut the brake line. Is there a good alternative to this? I'm...
03-31-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 91
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Posted By Dave M

I realize now, after reading the write up closer,...

I realize now, after reading the write up closer, that Iíve already done most of those steps in my quest to remove everything from the engine. He also goes through some steps to keep the wiring...
03-31-2019, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Dave M

Doing all that is seriously easier than unbolting...

Doing all that is seriously easier than unbolting the block from the motor mounts and pulling it out from the top?
03-30-2019, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Dave M

ive never heard of taking out from the bottom and...

ive never heard of taking out from the bottom and didnít realize that was possible. Iíll look into it.
03-29-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

And I immediately hit the next snag. My engine...

And I immediately hit the next snag. My engine hoist doesn't reach to the engine. It only gets as far as the radiator. I guess I'm going to have to remove the bumper cover?

...
03-28-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I was thinking about that. What is the opinion...

I was thinking about that. What is the opinion on putting the block in with transmission attached? It seems like it would be much easier to do everything outside the car and drop it in that way....
03-27-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I GOT IT!!! I FINALLY GOT IT!!! It took over a...

I GOT IT!!! I FINALLY GOT IT!!! It took over a month, but the transmission is finally out of the car. I disconnected the tranny from the bellhousing and re-bolted the bellhousing to the block. ...
03-19-2019, 06:17 PM
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Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

The shift fork is not disengaged, thatís my...

The shift fork is not disengaged, thatís my problem.
03-17-2019, 04:07 PM
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Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I removed the shifter and raised the transmission...

I removed the shifter and raised the transmission higher. Still no luck. I've tried removing the T bolt but no luck there so far either. I'm still stuck. Will keep trying, I guess. Unless somebody...
03-17-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

Ok, so I removed the bolts holding the...

Ok, so I removed the bolts holding the transmission to the bellousing. Now I can move the bellhousing up a little and see more of what's going on inside with the clutch fork. Pictures of my set up...
03-16-2019, 04:46 PM
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Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

Do you know what size and thread those bolts are?

Do you know what size and thread those bolts are?
03-16-2019, 02:01 PM
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Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

100% certain. I've got it dropped down pretty...

100% certain. I've got it dropped down pretty low and can clearly see all around it.
03-16-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

OK, so what happens if I just can't get the damn...

OK, so what happens if I just can't get the damn thing off? I've tried again, hung it by ratchet straps so it has more freedom of movement, tried all kinds of different angles, tried disengaging the...
03-13-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

Yes, all 4 corners on jacks stands, about as high...

Yes, all 4 corners on jacks stands, about as high as I feel comfortable putting it.

Primarily pulling the transmission to replace the clutch and get the flywheel resurfaced. I'm probably going to...
03-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I appreciate everyone's advice and offers of...

I appreciate everyone's advice and offers of help. I'm in the Harrisburg, PA area if anyone who knows anything about the t56 is nearby and willing to provide some muscle.

To answer some of the...
03-10-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

Well, I've had it. I've been struggling with this...

Well, I've had it. I've been struggling with this thing for two weekends now and it won't budge. At this point I'm ready to part this car out. I don't have anybody that can come over to help put...
03-10-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

So is there a trick to getting the input shaft...

So is there a trick to getting the input shaft back into the bearing?
03-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By Dave M

Yes, I have it supported by a transmission jack...

Yes, I have it supported by a transmission jack and have tried different angles and heights.
03-10-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

Is it possible that I accidentally shifted it...

Is it possible that I accidentally shifted it into gear while lowering it/moving it back by bumping the shifter into gear? What would happen if it was in gear while I tried to remove it?
03-10-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

If the clutch fork was in fact engaged, then it...

If the clutch fork was in fact engaged, then it still is. I made no progress since yesterday. I was not able to get the transmission back against the block. It will not move forward or backward. ...
03-10-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I tried again this morning. The tranny will not...

I tried again this morning. The tranny will not budge forward or backward. I can not get it back against the block. Something is stuck/jammed. Any other ideas?
03-09-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I've been trying to push the transmission both...

I've been trying to push the transmission both forward and back, but it doesn't seem to want to move. Only side to side. I'll keep trying. I'm getting tired and frustrated.
03-09-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I'm pulling as hard as I can and it's not...

I'm pulling as hard as I can and it's not budging. It's locked into place. When I first started messing with the transmission, I noticed it was lose and able to move around. I must have bumped it...
03-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,402
Posted By Dave M

I've never messed with the transmission before....

I've never messed with the transmission before. Just to be clear, we're talking about the part in the picture below, correct? I'm supposed to be able to pull that away from the transmission? Meaning...
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