Manual Transmission, Ford 170 Cu In

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Manual Transmission, Ford 170 Cu In

Post #1 by Wascator » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:24 pm

Hi, I am looking for a good manual transmission. My engine came from a 1970 Maverick; it has the 9 inch flat flywheel. Will a Ford 3 speed with overdrive from the 1930s work with this engine? I have run across some of these and did not really know they were available in the 1960s.

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Re: Manual Transmission, Ford 170 Cu In

Post #2 by powerband » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:08 pm

... 30's ?, 50's/60's B/W Ford 3+OD may fit Maverick 'Toploader pattern bellhouse - BUT, most early OD tranny had NON-Syncro 1st gear. Not a great tradeoff. Simple ' SBF' bellhouse adapter plate for Overdrive Fox-T5 5 spd.

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Re: Manual Transmission, Ford 170 Cu In

Post #3 by vssman » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:49 pm

Where are you located? I have good a 3.03 3 speed sitting in my basement looking for a home. Just take it off my hands. I'm in CT.
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Re: Manual Transmission, Ford 170 Cu In

Post #4 by Cool23 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:45 pm

I put a Toyota 5 speed behind mine and found it great.
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