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Technical 1953 Ford flathead T5 conversion

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Steve Serpa, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. Mike51Merc
    Joined: Dec 5, 2008
    Posts: 3,853

    Mike51Merc
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    Kato, I have a reference chart that shows T5 front to tail lengths. Mustang is 628.2mm and S10 is 635.3mm. I guess the difference is small enough to not matter. Next chance I get I'll discuss with my transmission guy.

    As for Steve, belly-buttons.
     

  2. That will be my very last swap.. The rear end gears that I have in 53 will probably only get me around town. Any idea on a good ratio and out of what car that will get me at highway speeds?
     
  3. 51custom
    Joined: Feb 15, 2011
    Posts: 102

    51custom
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    Hurst Makes a shifter for a bench seat for a mustang T5 Check out Amazon or Hurst
     
  4. dmar836
    Joined: Oct 23, 2018
    Posts: 10

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    Wow. That thread ended on a sad note!
    Dave
     

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