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Well, after driving the car for a little while i have a converter oil seal leak.

Only way to fix this is to remove the trans and change the oil seal , pump housing quad ring seal and the gasket .

I have hooker super comps on so out comes the engine and trans complete,  including the hookers after spending a few  hours unhooking everything out she comes.

Had it out in 45 minutes sitting on the floor with the help of my 15 yo daughter  but i can tell you i am over it.

Going to check the valve stem oils seals also and a new inlet manifold gasket.

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I'm with ya on being over it. The first few times you r&i the motor is cool. After that it gets old real quickly. I've got a tranny leak that I'm sure is coming from the shifter shaft bushing and seal. 

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Typical my luck, the leak was coming through the pump mounting bolts.

Trans is in good condition with no issues . Replaced front seal and quad ring ,bolt seal o rings and got the converter checked and i put a new front pump bush in '

Want to have it running again in 3 weeks , fingers crossed.

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That just looks frightening.  That hoist is about at it's limit with the boom in that bolt hole position.  The long tube headers look cool.  I think I'd pass on them just to make things a little easier.

A lot of faith in the aluminum threads in the intake manifold.  I could never bring myself to lift an engine relying on the 5/16-18 UNC aluminum threads in tension like that.

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I love the turntable and the LP Records in the background.  Nothing like a little old vinyl....loud rock and roll, a shot of JD, and a bad ass Mustang engine to get you motivated......

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Vicfreg , you are absolutely 100% correct . life is good in the garage at the moment.

On vinyl , Neil Young, CSN and Young, Eagles, Led ZEP , Creedence and a heap of Blues guitarist's and the volume is loud. Also Stevie Ray Vaughn.

The engine is back in it's home , just hooking everything up.

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All bolted up, ready to fire up.The car is filthy, will get a good detail Saturday morning.

Here is a couple of pics of the garage mate 70 R/T Dodge Charger 440 4 speed , i am the 4th owner and 94,568 miles.

I restored the car about 3 years ago but i have owned the car for about 10 years.

631/2 Galaxy fastback next.

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