Currently the only problem with the transmission in the Jeep I am about to trade for is the pan gasket needs replacing as it leaks. At some point I would like to buy another th400 and completely rebuild it little by little then just swap them out when I swap out the engine. The current one is mated to a quadra-trac transfer case and the engine is a 304.
I plan on building a 360 from the block up, as well as rebuilding a th400 and then mating that with a t18 transfer case as I believe this will allow me to keep the axles stock.
Has anyone personally rebuilt a th400? Assuming there is not a time limit, what amount of time would be needed as well as a general cost if you have done so. I am talking about a complete gutting and replacement of anything that is worn. I realize that one can buy re-manufactured engines and transmissions but since this is basically a spare I want to do it myself. If no one has done this I can easily look up parts cost myself. I just thought I would see if anyone has done one themselves before I start gathering information.
You are correct, the Dana 18, I was reading an article talking about the t-18 and t-19 transmissions and it also referred to several different transfer cases and for whatever reason t-18 stuck in my head, hahahaha. I plan on doing a rebuild log on it once I get started, but will not post it until I am done so that weeks don't go buy between updates.
Thank you for the link to the manual, I greatly appreciate it and I would also like to say that in just a few days I have all ready received more information here than I have for my current non-jeep vehicle and the forum I belonged to for it for almost 2 years.
...Thank you for the link to the manual, I greatly appreciate it and I would also like to say that in just a few days I have all ready received more information here than I have for my current non-jeep vehicle and the forum I belonged to for it for almost 2 years.
I have owned belonged to MANY car-related forums int he past and this forum and it's members are by far the best of any of them!
Lucdog, I am in Pennsylvania, about 100 miles west of nyc, there is a salvage yard with nothing but jeeps about 60 miles from me and they sell on ebay as well. I appreciate the offer on the transmissions though.
Fuzz401: You're about 3 hours from me, when I am ready and if the salvage yard doesn't have one at that time and you still have it I'll get back to you
about what you want to sell it for.