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Trans/U-joint alignment

Hi Duncan-refer to Tech Page-Manuals-40 Repair-Fig. 44 on page 57 and it describes the adjustments for aligning the trans with the engine. The transmission also has 3 bolts (2 front and 1 rear) that shims can be placed under to help with the alignment. I use a !" ID plastic sleeve to slide between the two shafts to check for proper alignment. Hope that helps. Phil

Where Are You From? Portland, OR

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1929 Durant 60

Re: Trans/U-joint alignment

Thanks Phil. Its amazing how you don't see stuff that's right in front of you. I have that manual, printed out and sitting on my desk!! It's actually really good, for something that was written so long ago.

Useful tip about the plastic sleeve.


Do You own a car built by Durant? yes


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