The Christine Car Club

Not a member of the CCC? Come on in and register...membership is FREE!


Dedicated To The Restoration And Maintenance Of The 1957-1958 Plymouth
 
HomeCalendarFAQUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Latest topics
» Wurlitzer Jukebox Model 2510 Project. Any ideas?
Yesterday at 8:19 am by Bloodhound1958

» Time is Short
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:51 am by goat19642004

» If Christine had not played I Wonder Why
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:03 am by Christinefan824

» Hell Hath No Fury Like Her: The Making of Christine by Lee Gambin
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:53 am by Christinefan824

» Speedometer pinion gear
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:54 am by 58belvedere

» Merry Christmas!
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:39 pm by 57belv

» recommendations for enclosed transport, east cast
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:55 am by roadrunninMark

» GREAT NEWS FOR THE CCC FORUM!
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:07 am by JAG

» Article on Christine
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:24 am by Christinefan824

» Happy Thanksgiving!
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:22 pm by Bloodhound1958

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
John Carpenter Shout Out!
Alexandra Paul Shout Out!
Christine Movie Soundtrack
Share | 
 

 Transmission output shaft seal

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2413
Points : 3286
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 59
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: Transmission output shaft seal   Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:40 pm

I removed the driveshaft and e-brake drum from my 57 Belvedere last fall and had the car's rear end up in the air for a few months. Before I went on vacation in January (for nearly 1 month), I decided to put her back down while I was away. Now some of you may remember that the reason I removed the e-brake drum is that I thought it was warped. Now I'm thinking different because while I was gone A LOT of transmission fluid came out the end of the transmission....all over my garage floor. What a mess! It never leaked like that before...not until I set the car back down on the ground? Did the seal get a chance to dry out some more without the fluid behind it (while the rear end was up in the air)?
Anyways, I may have more insight here now...why the e-brake chattered like crazy when I applied it. Perhaps the trans. fluid was seeping out of the output shaft and getting onto the e-brake shoes.

There's the background...now...here's the question...Has anybpdy ever changed a torqueflight transmission output seal? Is it a difficult job? I actually dread doing it...with my bad back/neck and all. Any insight will be helpful.

Thank you, NYB

_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
Big M
Administrator
Administrator
avatar

KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR

Big Block 361



20112016

Posts : 2658
Points : 2677
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2011-11-10
Location : Williams CA

PostSubject: Re: Transmission output shaft seal   Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:23 pm

Bob,
Replacing the seal with the park brake drum removed is a snap! The hard work is already done.
Simply remove the old seal with a seal puller or carefully with a screwdriver, clean the mounting surface, and install the new seal usind a seal driver or large socket to carefully tap it into place. I use a small amount of gasket goo on the outer sealing surface, just in case there are deficiencies in the tailshaft housing surface.

---John

_________________
In Rust, We Trust.
Back to top Go down
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2413
Points : 3286
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 59
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: Re: Transmission output shaft seal   Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:48 pm

Big M wrote:
Bob,
Replacing the seal with the park brake drum removed is a snap! The hard work is already done.
Simply remove the old seal with a seal puller or carefully with a screwdriver, clean the mounting surface, and install the new seal usind a seal driver or large socket to carefully tap it into place. I use a small amount of gasket goo on the outer sealing surface, just in case there are deficiencies in the tailshaft housing surface.

---John

NO kidding John...so the e-brake shoes or the backing plate/cable assy doesn't have to come off? That's great news...Thank you John.

Once again...you are such a big help...
NYB

_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2413
Points : 3286
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 59
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: Re: Transmission output shaft seal   Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:33 pm

Picked up a new rear transmission seal today at NAPA...and new e-brake shoes at Rochester Clutch and brake. If you guys need shoes or clutch parts for your 57-58 Plymouths or related FL cars you got to call Sam at Rochester Clutch and Brake. He's the greatest and he'll treat you right. Don't go to the specialty houses for these type parts go here first:

http://www.rochesterclutch.com/vintage.shtml

Anyways, I learned why all my transmission fluid ran out when I lowered the car back down in the rear. The e-brake drum has a splined collar in the center and the outer diameter of that collar is the sealing surface for the rear transmission seal. Without the drum there's no seal. Now you and I know the rest of the story.

NYB


_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
58plym
CCC Member
CCC Member
avatar

Big Block 440 One Bad azz Machine




2009
Posts : 5762
Points : 6578
Reputation : 1
Join date : 2011-11-06
Age : 76
Location : Nampa. Idaho

PostSubject: Re: Transmission output shaft seal   Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:49 am

Hee! Hee! I see what you mean Ny, You had the seal but nothing to stop it from poring out of the back. Now on Eva's 65 Belv if I let it set for a while Like days well they will be a big puddle of tranny fluid underneith, Iy is the shift cable. It isw a colum shift but in 1965 they had the same tranny as the 63-54 except they had a slip in rear yoke. Smile

_________________

"THE OLDER I GET THE FASTER
Back to top Go down
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2413
Points : 3286
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 59
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: Re: Transmission output shaft seal   Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:35 pm

Learn something new everyday right Idaho? Cheers

_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
 

Transmission output shaft seal

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Christine Car Club :: Christine Car Club Tech Section :: Transmission, Drive Shaft and Rear End:-