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dave#1    Posted 07-17-2017 at 21:35:10 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Naa Sherman question
  • The same guy I'm buying the 8n from has a 54 NAA with a Sherman, looking at the pic Why would you think someone would have cut this hole in the tranny case?
    Thought years ago someone saw this same thing and posted about it.

    PatrickB    Posted 07-18-2017 at 17:52:35 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • A chunk of linoleum, some roof tar and a big toggle bolt ; you won't even know it's there.

    Rustyal    Posted 07-18-2017 at 17:15:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Maybe an access hole for filling the transmission with oil. I'm a machinist and locating holes isn't as easy as it seems. It would be hard to miss that far.

    K.LaRue-VA    Posted 07-18-2017 at 13:35:37 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Looks like he figured the height right, but forgot the other dimension, or what he measured from. How many tubes of JB Weld does it take to fill an oopsie that big?

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 07-18-2017 at 12:39:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • The original FORD SHERMAN Step-Up, Step-Down, and Reversing Transmissions A & O manual shows there was a template included with a new unit that you positioned on the case side to center punch/mark holes and drill 1/4" holes in the case in alignment with the 1-1/4 Hole/Plug there originally. I don't think this fella used a template at all...

    Tim Daley(MI)

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 07-18-2017 at 17:29:50 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • LIKE THIS
  • This isn't the original template but probably made from one....

    You use the radius rod points as reference...

    Tim Daley(MI)

    Kirk-NJ    Posted 07-18-2017 at 05:05:13 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I guess he never heard the phase measure twice cut once.

    Kirk

    JMOR    Posted 07-17-2017 at 23:27:42 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Third drilled hole was the charm?

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