Category: Drivetrain, Transmission, & Axle

T-18 Transmission Rebuild (Part 6)

Apply a thin coating of your favorite gasket sealer then the gasket and another layer of sealer.   Put the bearing cover on and tighten the bolts according to specs.   Do the same process for the pto cover plate.   Install the new teflon guides on the shifter forks, and clean the gasket sealing [...] More »

T-18 Transmission Rebuild (Part 1)

By Kevin Munson The rebuild process for the Borg-Warner T-18 is about the same as the New Process 435 so I decided to document the rebuild process for all of those 4 speed drivers out there. Click on the images for a larger version. Enjoy!   This is what I started with, the venerable T-18. [...] More »

T-18 Transmission Rebuild (Part 2)

On the output shaft there is a lock ring that is a bear to remove if you do not have a lock ring pliers. Invest $20 bucks and get one. Not to be confused with snap ring pliers.   This is the input shaft bearing cover. It contains a seal that must be replaced later. [...] More »

Rebuild of a Dana 60 including Detroit Locker

  Getting some air in a stock F-250       ’91 Ford F-250 Build-Up By Greg Carter Technical Wizardry Steve Shaw Most of this article covers the rebuild of a Dana 60 (donated from a F-350) including Detroit Locker and its installation into a F-250, IFS to Solid front axle, other topics discussed include [...] More »

Ford 10.25 Full Float Axle Rear Disk Brake and Rebuild

Unfortunately I don’t have any pictures of the rear end rebuild except the above one showing the rear disk brakes.  The rebuild of the axle included new gears (4.56) and a Detroit locker.  Gear setup is made a little easier because the shims to setup the backlash are installed outside the bearings, between the bearings [...] More »

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