[ROVERNET - UK] Transmission tubing

Paul Smith vmitps at netspace.net.au
Sun May 13 09:32:44 BST 2007

Mine go above the oil filter.
Remember there are flexible tubes to the radiator so the fixed tubes don't
go in front of the block.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lance La Certe" <lacpsyd at earthlink.net>
To: "Rovernet" <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2007 2:55 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Transmission tubing

> I've just finished installing my rebuilt 3500S/SD1 engine----as I
> methodically worked through everything (i.e., exhaust, power steering,
> etc.), I came upon the stainless steel transmission tubes and to my horror
> have been unable to 'fish' them from the front of the car (the radiator is
> not back in yet) to their respective inlet and outlet ports on the
> transmission.  The clips on the oil pan, and my memory (faulty?) suggest
> that the tubes (running rear to front) do go up and over the lower 'yoke'
> of the chassis and come out just under the oil pump/filter assembly?  Even
> after removing the oil filter I cannot get these twisted pieces of
> spaghetti back in place
> Can anyone help with suggestions short of pulling the whole engine again.
> Many thanks in advance
> Lance La Certe,  '70 'Federal' 3500S
> lacpsyd at earthlink.net
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