67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

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67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #1 by thestang » Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:15 am

Hey guys

It seems like my automatic transmission is done its just slipping and slipping. How hard would it be to put a manual in it or should i just put a better automatic in? I want something easy!

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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #2 by chad » Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:21 am

"Pullin out'n" " Putin In" aint hard. Its all the lill stuff: linkage, peddels, etc.
I'd go the easy way & stay auto (just have another rebuild ur current).

Make sure it needs it. Check everything U got NOW to make sure the trany is toast. The TV cable, linkage, etc. Have it rebuilt by another (a job u could do w/a kit. But a challange). And pull/put back urself.

If U really need a mani there's Seth's posts on parts changes. A T-5 speed is nice for some driving conditions.
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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #3 by thestang » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:00 pm

hmm idk..

it keeps going into neutral also makes a bit of a crackling noise as if the tranny isnt catching. When i put it in reverse the noise gets louder. I went under the car and nothing is obstructing the tranny or drive shaft but there is alot of oil on the tranny.

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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #4 by woodbutcher » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:20 pm

:hmmm: Is the transmission properly filled with the correct fluid?If so,then find the leak and get it fixed.
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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #5 by chad » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:46 pm

i've changed fluid several times (& screen) adj linkage on driver's side'n TV cable & had "a new story" for folks several times.
Not sayin this is similar but still...worth a try (I'm low budget)
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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #6 by bmbm40 » Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:29 pm

Do you do much highway or interstate driving? If so and don't mind shifting in general the five speed with od gear sure makes cruising on the interstate enjoyable.
This swap is covered in detail in the Falcon Performance Handbook along with lots of other good info.
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Post #7 by thestang » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:33 am

Ouch i want that book but the ones i can finid are friggin 50 bucks for a booooook

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auto tranny woes? swap to manual?

Post #8 by chad » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:59 am

those R top shelf (+ / — $10 more for 'official' ford shop manual - very detailed). A 'Chiton's' or "Haynes' can B had 4 less - but not quite so good ($15?).

I think he's talkin bout many of our 'bible': "The Ford Falcon 6 cyl Performance Handbook" to B had (among others) frm our friend Matt at vintage inlines dot com, written specifically for 'us' ($20?). Near end of the book is the T5 swap or back toward the middle is the C4...

How can U price knowledge U don't currently possess? A guide can help U go frm Zero to more than 0, can B there 4 a reference while U proceed, detail what U don't notice, etc. The best is a v e r y experienced bud to hand the tools to, but not alot of us have that.
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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #9 by John Ha » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:48 pm

It's not hard to do but probably is a lot more expensive than rebuilding your automatic.

You'll need the pedals (both the clutch and the brake pedal), the bell crank in the engine compartment, the pivot that the bell crank rides in on the frame, the linkages between the pedal and bell crank and between the bell crank and clutch, the throwout bearing, pilot bearing for the end of the crankshaft, a flywheel, clutch, the bellhousing and the transmission and various boots, bushings and clips for the bellhousing and linkages.

I've rebuilt a couple of manual transmissions but never an automatic. But I know others who have rebuilt the automatic transmissions and I'm told they're not too hard to do. You just need good instructions and good parts.
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Re: 67 Mustang - auto tranny to manual

Post #10 by Econoline » Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:06 pm

Like was said, the cheapest route is to pull the tranny yourself and find a competent but reasonable person to rebuild it for you and reinstall it yourself. A lot of the cost in transmission work is getting it in and out of the car.
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