How long of a throw does the s10 slave have? A 1957 T-Bird hit 146. By 1957, you could get a T-Bird with automatic windshield washers, a Dial-O-Matic power seat with fore-aft, up-down memory and a radio with volume that rose as engine speed increased. Under the hood is a 2. The angle iron is plenty strong, so it doesn't flex at all when you are banging through the gears. Seems like it would be simplest swap for somebody that has an M5R2 laying around. The taillamps were revised to be entirely all red lenses. Does this have something to do with drivetrain options on the original Tbird? Really the only custom parts involved in the swap are the bracket to mount the slave on the side of the trans, the hydraulic line going between the master and the slave, and the shifter extension, however you decide to go about that.
As with its predecessor, the ninth-generation Ford Thunderbird was produced in and in , and , respectively. This is one beautiful Thunderbird any collector or enthusiast would love to own. Pictures will be added eventually. I don't have that option in the mark, so I made an external linkage, similar to what you see in that link up top, and I used a few pieces of angle-iron as the rails for it, and the original stock shifter bolted to the angle iron as the rear pivot point, then I just connected the front and rear shifters together with some angle iron, bolts, and roller blade bearings. There is all new rear window, seals, and new chrome trim on top headliner and top latches. A new power steering system component including hoses were installed.
It doesn't look factory, but it does work, and is definitely the cheapest method. I don't see much use of the six speed on these cars. Car and Driver the 4. Will it even work with a 4. One of them is partially disassembled, one needs synchros, and one is supposedly a recent rebuild with 5k on it that decided to stay in reverse. Mine is an external slave setup as his is internal. The front and rear suspension are new.
Or is it something else that I need to oder from ford? The Super Coupe continued on for 1994 with the same supercharged 3. One is simply to modify the shifter handle and center console, which has the shifter coming out at an angle right where the center console meets the bottom of the dash. I think the only other things I will need is to get the driveshaft shortened and a tune. The other option would be to use something like this That would fit under the center console so it could still look factory, from inside the car, and it would put the shifter in the right place without modification to the trans itself. I've done the T45 swap before, and I didn't find it all that difficult.
Every part, nut, and bolt is new or restored. Weak syncros, other then that any other problem? When I did the swap in my cougar, I was completely broke so I just cut up the center console a bit and modified the shifter handle to come straight back instead of going up. So today I finally got the transmission, driveshaft and console top from a junkyard car in order to do the swap. Powering the 1955 T-Bird was a V-8 from Ford Motor's Mercury division. Our mirrors are backed by a 1-year Kool Vue limited warranty - you can't go wrong with Kool Vue Mirrors! For the most accurate quote available, please give us a call to be linked directly to our financing partners. I'm not sure about the shifter link thing though.
Thanks for the heads up. Kool Vue specializes in producing mirrors for all vehicle makes and models; Our mirrors go through rigorous weather, swing, and vibration testing to make sure you receive the highest quality mirrors. Im still working out the problems with my entire swap, granted i had a bit more going on, but its still not what I wanted it to be. Manual Transmissions products are only as good as their brand. Rather, it was essentially a stylish, luxurious, upper-middle-class cruiser--a car perfect to give your girlfriend, wife or mistress for in-town showing off. Earl What Slidebird is telling is true.
Consumer states noise from seat when no one is sitting there, dealer states this is normal. What is the big problem with the M5R2? If you can swap a trans, and if you can remove and install the dashboard, then you can do the T45 swap. In addition to bearings, gaskets and seal kits we offer syncro rings and other hard parts that you may need. This would cause the engine to lean out and throw a check engine light. Anyway, if you need help with any of the small parts, let me know and I can make them here and ship them out to you. This setup was significant as it made the Thunderbird and the Cougar the only North American domestic cars other than the to offer a four-wheel independent suspension at the time.
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