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518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:54 pm

Is the band adjustment for 2nd gear on the side of the trans or the one under the pan ? ?


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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby dazedandconfused » Mon Jan 25, 2016 4:28 am

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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby Philip » Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:49 am

outside of the case.
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Mon Jan 25, 2016 4:40 pm

Andy I have a copy of that in my file, but I read it a couple times and didn't find where it said what adjusted what gear.

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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:51 pm

"update" truck would take a loooooooooong time to really just attempt to shift into 2nd when cold, hot you could feel it shift but slip terribly, I would let off and it would go on and shift, I thought she was done as I had already done a band adjustment 4 years ago, my adjustment screw on the side of the trans is a female T45 I believe which is different than some I have seen that is a male.....funny eh....., and It went in almost so far the lock nut would just catch maybe 3 threads, this will for sure be the last time.


truck shifts great now and I hope to get a few years out of it if I don't do any racing, or hot dogging.. :roll: :roll:
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby PToombs » Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:21 pm

:shock: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Sorry Dar. ;)
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Fri Oct 07, 2016 2:40 pm

well I didn't get but 1,500 miles before I got skeert and droped the VB to take a look at the band, it is gone.....to the metal gone.... so the trans is out and I am going to try my hand at a rebuild, put a trans-go kit in the VB last night, my red eagle kit came in yesterday and I ordered a Goerend 15 blade converter today, I really hope the shift is firm but not a bang.

I guess we will see how complicated it really is to put a kit in one, the good thing is my trans was working half way fine but you just couldn't even think about taking off fast unless you shifted it by hand and let the PSI build up a little, I have talked to a couple guys including Phillip and have looked at the problem parts, I think i can do it as long as I am not trying to trouble shoot a failure.

in my 32 years of turning wrenches this will be my first attempt at an auto rebuild.

picking up a brand new travel trailer tomorow and I just wanted the trans to be nice for some future travels.

wish me luck.


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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby dazedandconfused » Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:05 pm

Hope it all goes smooth for you. Did you get rid of the slide in camper?
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:00 am

Yes I did and then picked up a new one Saturday.
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby PToombs » Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:47 pm

We wondered why you didn't show up this weekend. Philip said he thought you had it apart. It's not hard to do, most people think it runs on squirrels and are afraid to get bit, but I just wear heavy gloves. :mrgreen: Take your time and follow the book.
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:20 am

Yeh I didn't wan't to miss it, but besides my truck beeing in many peices I just had too many plans I couldn't change. :roll:
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby PToombs » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:30 pm

I hear ya, been there myself. Making progress on it?
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby 1STGENFARMBOY » Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:37 am

Yep, got the trans-go kit in the VB, and got the O/D unit done last night, and as usual while taking things apart I saw some things that need addressed, some wireing needs taped, and I am going to work on my exaust a little, and both seals in the TC, I am going to see if i can fix the 4x4 indecator light switch, needs a battery terminal, and I am sure when I lay under it a few more min i will find more. :roll:
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby thrashingcows » Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:42 am

I did my first 727 auto tranny last year.....not as bad as I had thought, though the OD unit on the A518 requires a bit more work. Things tend to snowball once you get into it. ;)
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Re: 518 band adjustment for 2nd

Postby dazedandconfused » Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:07 am

1STGENFARMBOY wrote:Yep, got the trans-go kit in the VB, and got the O/D unit done last night, and as usual while taking things apart I saw some things that need addressed, some wireing needs taped, and I am going to work on my exaust a little, and both seals in the TC, I am going to see if i can fix the 4x4 indecator light switch, needs a battery terminal, and I am sure when I lay under it a few more min i will find more. :roll:


I know that feeling. I just did a rear main in my truck and found a bunch of stuff
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