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#1 Old 11-10-2008, 09:29 AM
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Transmission(engine) removal 4.7 -45RE

Hello, I am actually in the process of changing motors, sludge got this one, and I am stumped as to how to get to the upper most bolts on the bell housing. There does not seem to be enough room to get to the upper 4 bolts. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
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Usually ,you let the transmission hang down (with the crossmember removed) and you can get to them with a 36 inch long 1/2 extension.

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Thanks tactransman it is a 4x4, so do I need to remove the drive shafts before lowering the trans?
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You shouldn't have to.

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