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Old 02-25-2011, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by dmminfla View Post
The tranny is a Borg Warner Velvet drive. It's most likley that someone ran it low on fluid and warped the forward clutch plates. To fix it you will need to pull it and change the plates and set the propper gap. However if you can live with the forward "Creep" it can still work fine for some time. My 86 Skier (Prostar was not made in 86) had the same problem. Be very carful not to switch to reverse quickley because with the drag on the forward chuch plates could cause the rear plates to snap. It happened to mine.

I would assume the friction plates would burn up before the metal plates would warp causing slippage, not drag. Creep is normally a by product of bad clearance or a poorly adjusted cable.
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