<VV> gear lube leveling problem
chsadek at comcast.net
Thu Jul 23 13:51:39 EDT 2015
Looking at a mated differential and transmission, without measuring, the two
filler plugs look to be located about halfway between the lower two cases
mounting bolts.. Of course, if ideally they are exactly equally located, and
the cast boss is large enough, it might be possible to have a filling plug
hole drilled slightly off "up" or "down".
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From: "BobHelt--- via VirtualVairs" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
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Subject: <VV> gear lube leveling problem
> One of our Corvair owners with a 1968 4-speed has discovered that filling
> the differential with fluid up to the bottom of the filler hole and
> it set for a while to equalize fluid levels results in the transmission
> level being below the filler hole there. Similarly filling the trans to
> below the filler hole overfills the diff.
> Has anybody else ever encountered this condition? Could it be a factory
> misalignment of the two filler holes?
> Bob Helt
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