Transmission dip stick tube repair.

Engine, Trans & Driveline

  1. 493 Mike

    493 Mike FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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    Over the years I have repaired a few tubes that are cracked in the O-ring groove. Usually a quick braze or silver solder. Of course when my own tube needs a repair it's totally FUBAR!
    So I tried a new approach and it is superior!
    I cut off the tube just above the groove and welded in a piece of 5/8" tubing, this allows the use of the later model TF tube sleeve which is a superior seal to the O-ring.
    See attachment.
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      AR67GTX Well-Known Member

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      Nice ideal.
       
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      ckessel Well-Known Member

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      Thats awesome! And that is a better seal.
       
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