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Old 03-15-2013, 07:15 PM
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T400, looking for answers before install!

Hi guys,

I am wrapping up my T400 rebuild finally and hopefully will do the install tomorrow morning. The application is a nearly stock ~400hp (at flywheel) Cadillac, just doing a resto. I had a few concerns after finishing setting up the drums.

1: To get a 0.060" clearance in my direct drum I had to go with mostly thin steel plates in addition to the wave. From what I read this is a good clearance but will I have any heat issues with mostly thin steels?

2: My forward drum, with a wave, only took 4 frictions and to achieve 0.060" clearance. Is that friction disks enough for it?

3: I have never installed a dry transmission, whats the procedure for filling it with fluid in regards to the install? Can I put all the fluid in after it is installed?

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