|the cavernous void left by the transfer case, and the output shaft of the transmission as it awaits removal.|
If you read the last post about removing the transfer case, pretty much duplicate that but for the transmission, and add in that it took a lot longer and I had to get some wobble extensions, and a u-joint to replace the one I broke.
|a very, very dirty but finally-removed transmission. with the foot again for scale.|
The rebuild manual says that this thing has to be spotless before you even think about starting the rebuild, or especially before you even think about thinking about getting into the valve body.
|a nice close-up of some of the cleaning that will need to happen.|