ford c-4 question?

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  1. maverick7072

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    I recently bought a spare c-4 that was suppose to have been rebuilt with a manual valve body ,how can I tell if it really does without installing it to see?it looks like it has a modulatyor valve with the vacuum hole plugged off.

    also will this transmission go bad from sitting up in my garage since it is dry of fluid,it has been in a fellow maverikers car and pulled and replaced with powerglide
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    if it has been ran, it will not be "dry of fluid"...:bouncy:
     
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    The Transmission Fluid for the FORD C-4 unit should be " TYPE ' F " .. If it's a GM Powerglide, it takes ANOTHER type.
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    so 71gold you are saying the tranny will be fine stored away ntil I need it?
     
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    According to PaulS it depends on whether the transmission has been rebuilt and what parts that were used in the rebuild as to whether or not it takes TYPE F or Mercon or what ever. He rebuilt my transmission for me and used stuff for using type f and recommends it

    Transmission will be fine since it has had fluid in it already the seals have been lubricated, if it was a fresh rebuild and no fluid ever through it then it would be a different story
     
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    the tranny had type-f fluid in it and has red alto clutches and Kevlar band and suppose to have a manual valve body
     
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    If you are going to leave it sit long term you should add as much type F as you can get in there (overfill) for storage. More oil = less condensation damage
     
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    ok thanks rasit
     

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