Chevrolet El Camino Automatic Transmission Shift Kit
Includes inspect fluid levels; check steering, suspension, wiper blades, exhaust, undercarriage, belts and hoses. Once the product is added you can expect to start seeing results after about 100 miles of driving. There are several companies that make conversion plates as well, so you can utilize a traditional small-block engine mount in place of the LS engine mount.
Ron replaced the original transmission with a newer one and repaired my car on time and at the quoted price. Once you've identified your leak either by a low fluid level or visual inspection, the next question is: How much will this cost to fix? Allan at Ron Gates Transmissions recommended that I drop it off for a free diagnosis.
The best-case scenario for transmission removal and installation is to have a vehicle lift and transmission jack. Having done this on my 72 Elky, let me add that you'll probably also have to separate the trans from the engine. We definitely do not recommend the use of BlueDevil Transmission Sealer in a CVT Transmission.
First on the list for the El Camino was to rid it of the computer-controlled carburetor and distributor. You will be using one oz of the product per quart of fluid in the system and should expect to see results after about 100-200 miles of driving. As you probably know, there's no shortage of aftermarket companies selling transmission oil coolers.
Raise the transmission slightly and remove the rear crossmember. Transmission Removal Chevy El Camino Are you noticing a loss of transmission fluid? We recommend adding about 8 ounces of the BlueDevil Transmission Sealer to your transmission fluid. The system should be filled almost too capacity with transmission fluid, leaving just enough room for the recommended amount of the product.
When you add the product, be sure to use one ounce of BlueDevil per one quart of fluid capacity. The BlueDevil Transmission Sealer is not intended to stop a fluid leak coming from the actual dipstick. Add life to your transmission with a B&M Deep Pan. If it was a part that was shared with the Chevelle, you're OK. If it's an El Camino only part, you're in for a real parts safari.
The Oil Stop Leak is a universal application, so that would treat a leaking oil pan gasket, valve cover seal, rear main seal, transmission, power steering, etc. They ended up saving me at least a thousand dollars; while they had everything taken apart they found a fuel leak in a difficult to access area in the back of my engine.
This will help stop the transmission fluid leak you are experiencing. The leak will appear to be coming between the engine and the transmission, but over time can coat the underside of the car near the engine. An external head gasket leak, a split line, or a more expensive transmission leak could be the source of the fluid.
There are usually provisions to hook up a conventional speedometer cable on the lefthand side of the extension housing, although on some models, a vehicle speed sensor (VSS) with an additional two-wire connector replaces the conventional speedometer drive and driven gears.
1985 Chevrolet El Caminos range from around $4,000 up to $11,000 as of 2010, depending on the trim and the vehicle's condition. Overall, the product carries a success rate that is approximately 90%. You may want to check your oil and transmission fluid levels prior, as that would be a pretty good indication as to where the leak was coming from.