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#2446585 - 02/04/18 08:44 PM 727 trans, what is this hole?
njmopar Offline
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Registered: 04/28/03
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Loc: Clinton, NJ
Hello

What is the threaded hole next to the dip stick tube for? Looks like it goes down to the pan. I was missing my dip stick tube so not sure if anything was ever in there.

Also while cleaning up the trans I found the last 4 of my sequence number hand written on the top of the case. Almost didn't see it. Never would once installed in the car.


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#2446590 - 02/04/18 08:59 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: njmopar]
Transman Offline
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Earlier models used a dipstick held in not only by the bell housing bolt at the top but that bolt at the bottom of the dipstick tube. The bottom bolt is not required as long as you have the correct tube that places the dipstick tube o ring down in the bore like it is supposed to.


Edited by Transman (02/04/18 09:01 PM)

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#2446591 - 02/04/18 09:00 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: njmopar]
Savoy1964 Offline
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one of the bolts that holds the dip stick in place on Stock dip stick.
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#2446651 - 02/04/18 11:02 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: njmopar]
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It's for threading that bolt into. :-)
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#2446886 - 02/05/18 12:25 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: njmopar]
savoy64 Offline
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some early dipsticks tubes had a tab welded to the base that a bolt would go through......

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#2446923 - 02/05/18 01:13 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: njmopar]
NANKET Offline
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Registered: 12/13/03
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I know 1967 has that hole

I know 1970 does not have that hole.

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#2446976 - 02/05/18 03:02 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: njmopar]
John_Kunkel Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
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Tube ends. The tab was discontinued in '69.


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#2447160 - 02/05/18 08:35 PM Re: 727 trans, what is this hole? [Re: John_Kunkel]
njmopar Offline
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Originally Posted By John_Kunkel
Tube ends. The tab was discontinued in '69.


Thanks for the photo. Never seen one with a tab.

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