b. Carefully slide the converter assembly over the input
and reaction shafts. Make sure the converter hub slots are
also vertical, and fully engage the pump inner rotor lugs.
Test for full engagement by placing a straightedge on the
front cover lug should be at least one-half inch behind the
straightedge when the converter is pushed all the way into the
Figure 4-39. Converter and Drive Plate Markings.
h. Install the crossmember to the frame. Lower the trans-
mission to install the mount on the extension to the cross-
i. Remove the engine support.
Figure 4-38. Measuring Converter for Full Engagement
j. Install the oil filler tube and the speedometer cable.
k. Connect the throttle rod to the transmission lever.
c. Attach a small "C" clamp to the edge of the converter
housing to hold the converter in place during transmission
selector rod and torque shaft assem-
bly to the transmission lever and frame.
d. Inspect the converter drive plate for distortion or
m. Place the wire connector on the combination back-up
cracks and replace it if necessary. Torque the drive plate-to-
light and neutral/park safety switch.
crankshaft bolts to 55 ft-lbs. When drive plate replacement
the propeller shaft and insulator engine rear
is necessary, make sure both transmission dowel pins are in
support (and transfer on 4X4 models).
the engine block and that they are protruding far enough to
o. Rotate the engine clockwise to install the drive plate
hold the transmission in alinement.
bolts to the converter. Match the marks made at removal.
e. Coat the converter hub hole in the crankshaft with
Tighten to 270 in-lbs.
grease. Place the transmission and converter assembly on a
p. Install the converter access cover.
transmission jack, and position the assembly under the truck.
Raise or tilt as necessary until the transmission is dined with
q. Install the starter and the cooler line bracket.
r. Tighten the cooler lines to the transmission fittings.
f. Rotate the converter so that the mark made during
s. Install the engine to the transmission strut. Tighten
removal will aline with the mark on the drive plate. The off.
the bolts holding the strut to the transmission first.
set holes in the plate are located next to a 1/8-inch hole in
t. Adjust the shift and the throttle linkage.
the inner circle of the plate. A stamped O mark identifies
u. If old transmission is reinstalled, install new pan
Carefully work the transmission assembly forward over the
engine block dowels with the converter hub entering the
v. Refill the transmission.
g. After the transmission is in position, install the con-
bolts, washers, and nuts.
verter housing bolts and tighten to 28 ft-lbs.
x. Lower truck.