How Do You Install A GM Turbo 350 Automatic Transmission?
The Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 was one of General Motor’s most commonly used transmissions in the late 1960s. The Turbo 350 was a fully automatic transmission that featured three forward gears. The transmission used a fairly basic design, consisting primarily of a three-element hydraulic torque converter and a simple compound planetary gear set. Like all transmissions, the Turbo 350 eventually needs to be either rebuilt or replaced. The process of installing the transmission is fairly straightforward. Park the vehicle on a level surface. Release the parking brake. Remove the bolts that secure the driveshaft to the front of the differential with an open-end wrench to release the driveshaft. Pull the driveshaft out of the transmission. Turn the integral nut at the tip of the speedometer cable in a counterclockwise direction with an open-end wrench until the nut is loose. Pull the cable out of the transmission. Pull the rubber vacuum line off the vacuum modulator located at the back of the tra