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Old 03-17-2007, 01:09 AM   #1
Flat Ernie
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Default TRANSMISSION - T5 Tech Links

Here are some good threads with info on T5 transmissions & adapting them to our hot rods. Focused mainly on adapting it to the Flathead Ford, there's still lots of good info regarding other adaptations.

Ultimate T5 Tech
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=171291

T5 Oiling Funnel Info for tailshaft swaps
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...66#post2185366

Swapping the tailshaft - a common question well documented
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s....php?p=2994438

General T5 Info
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=20583

Fordbarn post
http://www.fordbarn.com/earlyv8/foru...2/5108807.html

Other T5 Posts w/Good Info
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=39127
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=108634
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=89495
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=46109
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=53148
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=168748
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=161282
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=189368
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=189650
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=323536
Brewsir documents a 235 Chevy install - nice details in this one:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=265732

Another Chevy thread - lots of good tech in here:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=265732

Here's a good tech piece on shortening a stock shifter's throw:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=226183

This one covers more than just the T5:
Be-All End-All Flatty Tranny Post (Kilroy)
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=65870

Shortening the throw of a T5 shifter:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=22617
More Shifter stuff in these posts:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=237711
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=241919

Here, crazydaddyo shows off his way cool Jeep T5 to Torque-Tube conversion:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=256226

For the stovebolt guys, here's Tony's T5 adaptation to a 53 Chevy:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s....php?p=2787988
And another great Chevy T5 adaptation:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=623998

One of the common questions is about the throwout bearing. In this post, Vergil shows us how he adapted the S10 T/O bearing to the Ford fork:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=323986

Here's a good thread over on the 67-72 Chevy truck site:
http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=313954

Stuck with an electronic speedo and need a cable, the easiest (and likely most expensive) is cable-x:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=798708

And since you can't search for character strings less than 3 letters using the internal search engine, try using Google. Just type in:

"T-5" site:jalopyjournal.com or "T5" site:jalopyjournal.com

It'll keep you busy!

For those interested in something different - here's an excellent thread about using a Toyota Supra 5-spd:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=146964


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