700r transmission hard and late shifting - Third Generation F-Body Message Boards


Go Back   Third Generation F-Body Message Boards > Tech Boards > Transmissions and Drivetrain
Search

Transmissions and Drivetrain Need help with your trans? Problems with your axle?

700r transmission hard and late shifting

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-30-2010, 08:20 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 37

700r transmission hard and late shifting

ok heres the deal i got a 87 camaro 350 TPI w/ a 700r tranny and it shifts hard into 2nd but i doesnt shift until u get on it and thats at 7000 RMPs and when im even ez on the throttle it wont shift at all, but when i get it to shift into 2nd it shifts fine into 3rd but wont go into Overdrive. so i took out the tranny and the servo on the side i took it out and seen that it was missing a spring, i was wondering if anyone knew what that spring does and could that make it not shift rite? and adjusting the TV cable doesnt do anything it just makes it shift from 1st to 2nd more harsh.
aaron83Z28 is offline vBGarage Page   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2010, 08:42 PM   #2
Junior Member
 
fastcars's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 35
Car: '92 Camaro RS
Engine: 454 Multi-port EFI Big Block
Transmission: T5-anyone have a T56 for sale?

Re: 700r transmission hard and late shifting

That missing spring is your problem.
The springs act against those little levers with centifugal force as it spins
in the transmission.
This controls shift timing and firmness.
Look to B&M, they offer a shift improver kit
that replaces those levers and springs. The
kit comes with an assortment of different weight levers and heavy and
light springs. Its sort of a trial and error thing selecting the components
but easy to do.
Download the instructions from B&M, you'll understand.
fastcars is offline vBGarage Page   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1992 camaro 305 v8 TBI idles very high and shifts at high idles db057 TBI 11 06-07-2016 08:26 PM
WC Transmission T5 BlackphantomZ28 Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension Parts for Sale 4 04-24-2016 08:14 AM
Trans am V.S Rx8! TreDeClaw Theoretical and Street Racing 3 12-24-2015 09:29 AM
th 350 won't shift into 3rd suzuki949 Transmissions and Drivetrain 1 08-28-2015 08:07 AM
92 3.1 v6 Automatic trans Oil & filter change? maroe624 Transmissions and Drivetrain 2 08-08-2015 10:35 AM


Go Back   Third Generation F-Body Message Boards > Tech Boards > Transmissions and Drivetrain

Tags
1987, 1992, 700r, build, camaro, hard, late, problem, problems, sale, shift, shifting, slipping, trans, transmission

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:27 PM.


All content copyright 1997 - 2014 ThirdGen.org. All rights reserved. No part of this website may be reproduced without the expressed, documented, and written consent of ThirdGen.org's Administrators.