<VV> Changing C878 Power Glide gear shift o-ring. How to get the rod off?

Frank DuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Mon Sep 4 17:24:03 EDT 2017

Answering just the sealer question, this is why I now use Permatex High Tack. I still try to leave it dry as long as possible, but I can put gaskets right back into service with this.

Frank DuVal 

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 3:45 PM, Ignacio Valdes via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> Okay I finally got back to this. I had 4 inches of water in my garage from
> Hurricane Harvey but no harm no foul. Many of my neighbors are harmed and
> fouled.  It would appear that I think I found the problem. Note in the
> after picture the fitting to the right has a sleeve which goes over a ball
> deeper in the transmission. The after picture shows clearly that the
> fitting sleeve is not on the ball holding it at the proper orientation. I
> have put it back on. I am waiting for the Permatex #2 on the pan gasket to
> dry before filling it and trying it. I wonder how garages make deadlines
> since the Permatex #2 directions which say wait 24 hours before filling.

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