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How to R&R trans lines?

I am trying to replace the transmission lines on my '03. They're the ones that go from the transmission to the inline filter. I ended up cutting the old ones to get them out. Now I can't find a way to install the new ones. Any tips????

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honestly I haven't figured it out either. The last set I did I had to unbolt the motor mounts from the cradle and jack the engine up in the air for enough room to slide the new ones in.

I use a bottle jack (like your spare jack) underneath the bellhousing using a short 4x4 piece of wood to help spread the load. Be careful and good luck.

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Okay I'll have to try that. I'm guessing it shouldn't take to much lift to make some extra clearance. Trans lines are never fun, but I never had an expieriance this awful with them.

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No, surprisingly the engine lifts quite easily with the spare bottle jack. Don't over do it, just try a little at a time until the lines can slide in.

On a related note I do oil pans the same way.

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Oil pans too!!! I woulda never thought there'd be enough room to squeeze a pan out with the engine in the truck. Thanks for your help, I'm gonna give it another shot tomorrow.

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