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Old 03-08-2010, 07:52 PM   #1
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removing and installing getrag tranny

So im gonna pull my tranny tonight or tomorrow to have the mount re welded yet again since it cracked off. My question is, since i have heard some say the getrag is a PITA to instal...

Is there a special issue or problem when aligning the getrag? Or is it just as simple as all the other trannies? Jw before i go and do this the way i always do it on other cars..


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Takes 2 to make it easier.
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ok yeah haha but no special alignment with the getrag? just somethin i heard from some guy
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Oh and where can i get one of those triangle mounts for the side of the lower mount? I have cracked my mount twice in two weeks
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Not sure what you are doing to break the triangle bracket, but I have full poly mounts and stage 3 clutch on the original bracket. That's a lot of drivetrain shock.

The Getrag is tough to re-install because it is heavier than the MTX-75 and it's really difficult to get it back in there without a trans. jack or an engine hoist. Or, if you drop the subframe, it makes life easier.
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I can manage all the weight and whatever since i have a good size shop with all the tools. I was just wantin to know if there were special alignment features that most transmission dont have...

Ill take that as a no
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but where can i get that triangle mount?
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i would guess you would either have to go dealer or junk yard or just custom fab yourself one with steel plate
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Did they come on all svt's?
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