pilot bushing in crank?

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jamesdart
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pilot bushing in crank?

Postby jamesdart » Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:47 am

im hoping to stick the 700r4 in my 78 wag today. the block adapter has a spacer for the torque converter. it looks like there is a very thin bushing in the crank for the original torque converter. its a 78 quadratrac rig, im not sure what year the engine is. its a reman that the prev owner had installed.

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Re: pilot bushing in crank?

Postby Strode182 » Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:55 am

I don't know what your engine is, but my 401 had the bushing in the crank for the original TH400, and I removed it to mate to my 727.

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Re: pilot bushing in crank?

Postby FSJ Guy » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:32 am

Test fit it to the torque converter. But I suspect the bushing will have to come out if the adapter and torque converter is designed for an AMC 360 mated to a 727.

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Re: pilot bushing in crank?

Postby carnuck » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:29 am

If the adapter goes into the crank, the sleeve comes out. The sleeve will fit the 700R4 hub
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Re: pilot bushing in crank?

Postby jamesdart » Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:25 pm

well the trans and transfer case are in. i didnt get to read this for ideas. i removed the bushing and beat the adapter into the crank. didnt think enough to test fit that adapter to the converter. im not sure id be able to reuse that bushing. hopefully AA got the size of the adapter right for the converter with no bushing.


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