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Went to replace my tranny pan today and noticed one of these screws looks different, looks like its missing a head. Is this normal?
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Heres a close up
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It looks to me like it's a stud and it needs a nut on it.
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That's what I was thinking
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It may just be a stud that positions the pan correctly and doesn't need a fastener. Is there one on the other side?

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There is, on the exact opposite side
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Pretty sure that's one of two bolts that come down through the valve body from the top. No nut.

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Went to replace my tranny pan today and noticed one of these screws looks different, looks like its missing a head. Is this normal?
That is the way it is supposed to be. Look at this pic - you can see the screw threads on the right hand side:


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Thanks for the quick help, everybody. Much appreciated
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I know I'm late to the party. It holds the two halves of the valve body together. The head is on the top side of the valve body.

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Pretty sure that's one of two bolts that come down through the valve body from the top. No nut.
Bart is correct. I just rebuilt my 67 C4 a few weeks back and the stud you are seeing is one of two bolts that comes from the top through the valve body.
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Great, thanks for the info guys. I've had a leaky transmission pan for about a year now and I just wanted to make sure everything was correct before I sealed it back up for good. Much appreciated!
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I got enough help from this thread as well. Thanks guys!
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