Laurel Mist 58 Roadmaster

Discussion in 'Projects' started by Smartin, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Smartin

    Smartin Stainless Guy Staff Member

    The transmission is torn apart at the guru's shop waiting for parts. I had a set of clutches that was fried, trashed needle bearing in the convertor, and a couple bushings were spinning in the drums. So far, I'm at $1000 just for parts.

    So much for an $1100 rebuild. I should have seen this coming, being a Flight Pitch transmission. I had no idea it would be that bad inside, though. I'm sure putting a few thousand miles on it wasn't good, either.
     
  2. Jim Rodgers

    Jim Rodgers Well-Known Member

  3. Smartin

    Smartin Stainless Guy Staff Member

    Sold...in 2014 :)

    It ended up costing about $2k in total to have the transmission rebuilt. I sold it after I put it back together and bought my 60 convertible.

    Laurel went to a BCA guy in the heartland region. It think it's in Indiana now.
     

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