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Offline BK

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Wheels rotate in neutral
« on: July 29, 2020, 06:37:02 PM »
Dan,
 With the car on stands the wheels rotate in neutral. I can stop them pretty easily with my hand.
I had it apart and changed the band and drum. Did I get the high clutch too tight?
I adjusted the cable in high gear and the pin slides in perfectly,  all gears and brake seem fine. Should I favor neutral a little on the adjustment?
Thanks for any advice. BK

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Re: Wheels rotate in neutral
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2020, 05:59:35 AM »
Every 'glide I've used does that. I think it is just internal friction in the transmission and converter. Less when the fluid is warmed.
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Re: Wheels rotate in neutral
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2020, 06:27:37 PM »
French,
 Thanks. I did see others saying that too.
I dont remember it doing it before I went through it. But it could have.

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Re: Wheels rotate in neutral
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2020, 07:47:16 PM »
So late with an answer, but yes it normal drag of the clutches and the band.

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Re: Wheels rotate in neutral
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2020, 07:24:58 AM »
I was worried about this too when first fired off car. It had been decade plus since worked on glide and figured I screwed up, Found out same as stated here. All right for once I am not the only one.LOL
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Re: Wheels rotate in neutral
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2020, 06:54:31 PM »
That is normal with a glide, as long as you can stop it easily I would say you are good to go.