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    1966 Newport 3 speed trans woes

    Hello all! I am still having hard shifting with my 3 speed trans. It takes some effort to shift out of first and into second. If I take too long to hit second, it grinds. Second to third is ok Third to second downshift is also difficult. This trans is just rebuilt. My first question is: is it...
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    Need transmission shaft measurement

    If you happen to have a 833 or 745 transmission laying around, could you take a measurement for me? I trying to troubleshoot a problem and I am wondering if the input shaft is too long. I need the dimension from the transmission case face to the end of the input shaft. Try to be as accurate as...
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    sticking clutch - NOT

    I replaced the A745 3-speed in my 66 Newport. It is all hooked up and all the linkages and clutch adjusted. It behaves like the clutch is not disengaging. How would I break that loose? Start in gear and go? What do I check for? Thanks again!
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    HELP; can't get driveshaft in

    On my 66 Newport, I have installed a newly rebuilt 745 transmission. I cleaned and lubed the yoke splines with some grease. I am meeting a lot of resistance trying to get the yoke to slide over the splines. The splines are engaged. I bumped up against what I think is the rear oil seal, and had...
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    A745 painted or no?

    Were the three or 4 speed transmissions painted at the factory for 1966? Were they engine color? Am asking for my American 1966 Newport.
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    Oil cap rebuild

    Is it possible to replace the fiber fill in the oil cap/breather ('66 383)? If so what do you use? If not, where do I find a replacement?
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    Transmission Parts Distributors ok?

    Has anyone here dealt with Transmission Parts Distributors ?(Transmission Parts Distributors) Any problems?
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    3 speed transmission rebuild parts

    Wheee does one get rebuild parts for the NP745? Bearings and seals are no problem but the synchros and other specific parts.