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I have a 2000 F250 4X4 here I need to take out and install a rebuilt 4R100.
My question is; can it be gotten out and reinstalled using a transmission floor jack?. I can't seen to get lift time anywhere.
My trans floor Jack is a Pittsburgh from harbor freight. The plate and corner posts on it create a platform, I cannot picture working. If I can overcome that and have no idea as of right now, how to. Will I have enough clearance on a 250 to even get it out.
Shop manual says there is a gasket between it and transfer case. I have not looked at that joint yet. Is it infact a gasket or just RTV.
Thanks for any help/ insight.
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I would say yes, it can be done with a tranny jack. I've done it with my ZF6. Jack the rear of the truck up as high as you can and it can come out thru the right rear wheel well. You may have to remove the wheel, but I did it with just a bit of jockeying with the wheel on.
I've also helped pull an E4OD out of an OBS truck using ratchet straps. Not recommended, but can be done. For that one we pulled the t-case off first. With a tranny jack, I leave the t-case and tranny together.

[on edit] There is a gasket between tranny and t-case. I've reused it except once when the tranny came with a new one. I suppose you could use RTV. It's not a pressurized joint unless the rear seal on the tranny goes.
 

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Putting the rear end way up in the air also makes it a lot easier to move around. I use a pair of 12ton stands from Harbor Freight. I have the 2000 pound trans jack, and I take them out like Kevin described.
 

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As long as the pan sits flat on the plate, it should be fine. Be sure you strap the tranny onto the jack before removing the mounting bolts.
 

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Those adjustable angle iron corners go at the 4 corners of the pan - they should make contact on the lip of the pan as close to the sides of the pan as you can get them. Then, with the strap in place, you've got 4 corner support and prevention against sliding in any direction. There is no force on the bottom of the pan this way.
 

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Those adjustable angle iron corners go at the 4 corners of the pan - they should make contact on the lip of the pan as close to the sides of the pan as you can get them. Then, with the strap in place, you've got 4 corner support and prevention against sliding in any direction. There is no force on the bottom of the pan this way.
Yup!! Mine are slotted so you can adjust the length between corners, and the uprights rotate.
 

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I just pulled and installed mine in the driveway (sloped) with this same jack.
First thing I did was buy some 4x3 angle iron, bolted to trans jack plate so that the new steel pieces hug the pan and lift on the pan bolts heads. Very secure and no weight on pan.

I used this to pull the old trans and then jacked it up under the truck and removed trans jack. Go to HF and get those little dollies for car wheels. I lowered the trans onto these and slid it out from under the truck. I only had to jack one side (passenger) of the truck in the front.

Going back was the opposite. Oh and I left the transfer case on for balance.

There is a gasket between the trans and transfer case.

Using cherry picker/lift place entire assembly on dollies. Roll under truck. Place one jack under tc, one under front of the trans.

[This is the only really difficult part. I bolted a small 2x2 angle iron piece onto my other jack so I could lift from the front of the truck (under engine). This held the trans from falling off side to side. ]

Jack assembly up until you can get the trans jack under and secured to trans.

From here remove front jack. Use rear to help angle assembly to match engine and bolt up.

A serious pita. Especially when the wife is complaining the whole time..;)

I have pics if you need them.
 

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A serious pita. Especially when the wife is complaining the whole time..;)
LOL, I assume she was "helping". :winking:
With the low lift tranny jack, you should be able to get low enough to use the tranny jack to roll the whole thing out from under the truck without removing the tranny from the jack. I agree that would be a serious PITA.
 
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