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by TexasT
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Transmission Technical
Topic: SAE20 Motor oil for Trans. fluid????
Replies: 11
Views: 3118

Re: SAE20 Motor oil for Trans. fluid????

Other than price, what characteristics make the tractor fluid your choice? I was told to try the John Deere HyGuard but I wasn't into trying to source it. I found this in a five gallon bucket at the autozone for about $55. Seemed to be compatible by the specs on the bucket. Ive been using it for se...
by TexasT
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Drivetrain Technical
Topic: 8.5
Replies: 6
Views: 1818

Re: 8.5

I would hunt up one out of a wagon to get the big drum brakes. Doubt you will find a unit with those gear ratios. Lucky if you can get one with a 3.08
by TexasT
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Transmission Technical
Topic: SAE20 Motor oil for Trans. fluid????
Replies: 11
Views: 3118

Re: SAE20 Motor oil for Trans. fluid????

I would not try motor oil but I do use hydraulic oil. Cheaper than trans fluid but somewhat hard to see on the dipstick.

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by TexasT
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Drivetrain Technical
Topic: Going fuel injected will grand national sender work?
Replies: 3
Views: 2066

Re: Going fuel injected will grand national sender work?

Depends on which sender you have. There is one for analog dash and another for digital dash. I bought one of these a couple weeks ago. The sender appears to be for an analog dash. https://www.highflowfuel.com/i-32555655-quantum-fuel-pumphangerw-sending-unit-for-buick-regal-grand-national-3-8l-1984-1...
by TexasT
Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Transmission Technical
Topic: Question about 200 r4 transmision
Replies: 2
Views: 1454

Re: Question about 200 r4 transmision

Here are some diagrams I found with a search

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by TexasT
Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Drivetrain Technical
Topic: 200r4 mods
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Re: 200r4 mods

dwelch wrote:thanks very much for your replies. i'm sure i will have more questions once i get into this trans. :D
Take plenty of pix. There is a lot in there.
by TexasT
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Drivetrain Technical
Topic: 200r4 mods
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Re: 200r4 mods

I am in the middle of a diy assemble, with the help of several very knowledgeable individuals. What I am doing includes the things you mentioned along with: Hardened sun shell Some valve body/governor mods as I don't have a cz like you .500 boost valve Larger rev boost valve Boost Spring Some mods t...