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PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« on: August 05, 2018, 09:56:10 AM »
I have a TCI powerglide, I see a 1/8NPT port right in front servo cover angled downward.  Is this where I hook up my gauge to check pump pressure?  How much fluid will I lose when I remove the plug? 

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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2018, 02:30:03 PM »
That is the high clutch port, you will a small amount of fluid, not enough to worry about. It will only have pressure when in high gear.

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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2018, 04:31:35 PM »
So where do I hook my gauge to check pump pressure?  Do I need to remove trans-shield?

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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2018, 10:04:08 AM »
Servo cover for low gear
At tail housing seam for reverse

What case?  Stock? Reid? ATI?
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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2018, 10:18:25 AM »
1 is the reverse port - will have pressure in reverse gear
2 is the "low" port - will have pressure in low gear

Note: not all stock cases have the reverse port tapped & capped.
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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2018, 07:51:54 PM »
What is that square block in front of the pan? weight?

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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2018, 08:05:51 PM »
Fluid catch can.

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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2018, 08:14:26 PM »
Looks like a puke tank/ overflow tank to me.
This is what we have used for our trans puke/overflow for the last 15 years, it's light weight, clear so we can see if we have an issue, and tech OK'd it.

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Re: PUMP PRESSURE CHECK
« Reply #8 on: Today at 09:07:23 AM »
ATI puke can for trans.  Works nice.  simple & self contained.  I keep threatening to plumb into bottom frame rail, but never have.
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