55-57 Chevy Belair, Transmission Crossmember Kit

April 24th, 2009


Part #TCM5557DP

  1. Disconnect battery ground cable when applies.
  2. Remove any fluid lines, wiring, cables, or any flammable materials in the areas where welding will be   performed. Use a piece of sheet steel or aluminum between frame and floorboard to protect carpeting  also. Remove carpet and padding where possible.
  3. Install rubber trans mount and crossmember with 7/16” hardware provided.
  4. Use sketch to position frame brackets. Notice trans crossmember mounts on top of brackets with 3/8” bolts pointing down.
  5. Insure all areas on frame where welding is done are free of paint and grease. TIG or MIG welding processes are recommended.
  6. Use body mounts as reference points and a square to insure correct crossmember positioning prior to welding.
  7. Tach weld before completing welds along full length of brackets on bottom and top side of bent ends.

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