Author Topic: 727/440 AUTO shift points  (Read 208 times)

Offline jhaag

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Re: 727/440 AUTO shift points
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2019 - 09:55:38 pm »
Bottom picture. I see the kick down rod is attached on one end to the silver spring. The rod appears to be pointing upward and question I have is what is the opposite end connected to? The opposite end not connected?

Exactly right...thought I was seeing things. Throttle linkage is not connected to trans. Don't drive it this way!
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Offline 70chall440

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Re: 727/440 AUTO shift points
« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2019 - 11:06:49 pm »
Damn, completely missed that.... That is jacked up for sure.

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Offline cv70chall

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Re: 727/440 AUTO shift points
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2019 - 03:20:51 pm »
If You look at the top picture. it isn't connected to anything, which I don't think is right.
Do you have a full diagram from left to right/ top to bottom of how this thing is supposed to be connected?
I don't want to F this up.

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Offline jhaag

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Re: 727/440 AUTO shift points
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2019 - 09:22:19 pm »
Well you have a Holley carb. You need to do some research, on the net and Holley web site.  The stock components probably will not work. Was it ever hooked up? The linkage all needs to connect together so that when you move the throttle, the linkage to the trans moves as well. Once you get this figured out, then you can adjust it to set your shift points. Picture in the link, but again not a Holley. Check the Holley web site for more info.

https://www.forabodiesonly.com/mopar/attachments/img_7020-jpg.1715064850/

Looking back at your pictures (hard to tell with air cleaner on) it appears all you need to do is connect the linkage from the carb to the pivot point on the bracket mounted to the manifold. Again, look at info on the net. Many pictures available. Again was it ever connected and working properly?
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