A little tired tonight. Neighbors want to go out for dinner, sounds like a plan. I'll pick up a trans filter while out and finish prepping the trans. Install is likely for tomorrow night.
GM uses torx head for the bottom four bolts...no reason. There'* usually one that fights. We see who lost that battle.
Pulled the cover
Wiring harness off
Remove only required bolts to pull valve body and channel plate as one.
Size of 15/16" chain I have laying around
Size of Andrews chain
Hardened 4th clutch hub
Manual states you should have 1/8" or more to reuse chain. Looks great
Someone adapted to use in a newer car
Readying for filter
I'm out for dinner
Got back from the Chowder Pot (Yeahhhhh), picked up the trans filter. Would you believe it didn't fit snug in the collar? The blind pilot bearing tool made quick work of removing the old collar and a large socket and rubber mallet installed the new one like butter. Filter now fits nice and snug like it should. Pan went back on and trans is wheeled over to the side for the night.
At this point it'* lower subframe and pop the old trans out, put the new trans in place and bolt it back up. The starter, axles diff bracket etc etc will go in and then the subframe will pop back on. Hopefully with new bushings. I think they are that for that style subframe.
Potentially I could be starting it up Monday/Tuesday.