So you suggestion is to track down a gasket then?
Whoever was in my fm146, for whatever reason, used some sort of rtf.
Also, if I did go gasket, would I use some sort of sealant or gasket conditioner as well or install dry?
Wish I had a transmission manual...torque values would be nice.
Is "the right stuff" anaerobic? I have had good luck with this stuff elsewhere on my truck.
This was the winner, took seconds - although I think the 4 nut approach would have worked well.
So I got the plate off:
If anyone is following this thread in order to learn how to do this, be careful as there is a spacer ring that goes on the plate and could easily get lost:
I think its...
Well I used the 2 nut method and got all but one out. She is stuck something fierce. No matter how tight I jam the nuts, the both turn left and if I hold the outer nut with a ratchet, shit dont budge. Tried some map gas heat, nothing. Need more leverage I think