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I have an '98 olds 88 ls with a transmission line leak. just wondering if i can take it off without cutting the rubber bends. thanks for any help. - matt

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Absolutely, the nuts on the the trans lines that join the radiator and the box are free spinning on the lines have a spare piece of hose to join the 2 lines so oil doesnt keep spilling out. hope this helps, good luck.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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It sure Won't The Bolt Patterns are Different. And you will need to Cut out the Fender Wells to get the 350 to fit and use Hugger Headers and they would be a REALLY Tight Squeeze. I have seen it done though. Also the Rear End would Shell out unless you put a 12 Bolt in it.

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SOURCE: 95 olds 88 royale leaking transmission can i get

yes the transmission pan is accessible from under the car.

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Yes! You might try tightening the bolts to start with. Do not over tighten.

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if it is just the steel line you can cut it and reflare the end

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should be one line going to the back and then it tee's,somewhere by the rearend,if the lines are all rusty,should replace them,make sure that its not the master cylinder.if you look underneath it,they leak from the bottom and run down the firewall or the fluid travels down one of the lines and drips somewhere else,brake lines are solid steel tubing with flare ends on them,they come in multiple lengths,they are straight sticks,you have to bend them according to the old line that you replace,the only rubber lines are the high pressure front caliper hoses,the lines are fairly resonable(local parts store)but a pain in the **** to bend and install,also if the insides of your back tires have brake fluid on them your wheel cylinders are leaking,good luck,hope this helps,aloha from maui todd0708

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