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BJ-7 Transmission Tunnel Removal


I am trying to remove my transmission tunnel in order to get at the clutch bleed screw (have air in the line) and after removing the 8 screws from the bottom, she's still on there tight. It being fiberglass I don't want to crack it forcing it off.

QUESTION: Are there any other fasteners besides the 8 screws that attach it to the floor?

I'm thinking my father (original owner) may have run a bead of caulk or something to maintain a dry seal with the interior. (Unfortunately, I cannot ask him as he's passed on...).

Any help appreciated....

John Loftus

Darth Vader
Just the 8 screws but there should be seals on the front firewall area, rear drive tunnel and both flanges which may be sticking a bit. Try running a thin blade type tool under the flanges to break things loose and to cut any chaulk that may be there.



Great Pumpkin
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Hi Sprocket,It is not neccessary to remove the tunnel to get at the Slave Cylinder bleed screw. Simply jack the car up and unbolt the cylinder let it hang down and bleed it.---Fwiw---Keoke


Great Pumpkin
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keoke, if ya jack up the car ya dont even havta unbolt it! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yesnod.gif

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Yours must be installed the wrong way around! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazyeyes.gif--Keoke


OK, thanks for the info guys.

I did jack the car up that's how I found the slave cylinder /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ooo.gif

Didn't think about unbolting it though. I'd rather not break any weather seals I don't have too so I'll back her out of the garage and throw it up on the stands again and take a closer look see.
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