Push up on the U joint, and pull it out. Now we have everything apart, we're going to clean up a little bit in here, and we're ready to install our new T5. Of course, it's primarily designed for smaller Ford engines; 3. Then we're going to work on the bolts for the crossmember. Whether behind a V8, an , a Flathead, or a Y-block, or in a classic car or a late model driver we can help you.
Now my Bronco shifts smooth and easy, and I have overdrive. So we're going to have to cut it off to be able to remove it, to get our transmission. Once you make your way to the last bolt, you'll want to hold the plate; it's heavier than you think it's going to be. See the picture below, measure from center to center of the rear-most bolt shown in the red circles that holds the Ford engine mount perch on the frame. Some T-56 1st gear ratios differ but typical gearing is: 1st 2.
Now we're going to reinstall our master cylinder. No trimming involved but two new holes need to be drilled in the Bell Housing. You will want to heat and bend the shift handle during installation for a comfortable location. Now we're going to go underneath the car and route it back to our bell housing. We're going to start by pulling the shifter, then we'll move under the car and work on the transmission. Our T5 uses a different style switch, so we're going to need the wiring, but we're not going to need the switch itself. Thanks Great minds think alike! Front driveshaft for the 4 wheel drive is missing but all the other components are there and intact.
After getting everything loose back here, your transmission's going to start separating from your bell housing. Because we had the master cylinder disconnected, we want to bleed the brakes first, then you can install the shifter, and get ready to take it for a test drive. There are several good five speed transmissions to choose from. And a 400M has a big block bell housing bolt pattern. Slide the cable through the hole we just drilled, and line up the plate. Can it eek out 22 mpg? Using hydraulic technology from Tilton Engineering Tilton 6000 Series , these new bearings are easy to install slip over the bearing retainer of the transmission , and are built to last. This is a very neat and rare truck that would make a great weekend project or restoration candidate.
Now we're tightening the hardware that holds the bracket to the clutch pedal itself. I plan to rebuild the transmission myself. The 435 is identified by the aluminum shift tower. Crossmember is not included on this kit. We'll put the bolts on first, and then the gaskets.
For manual transmissions, the appropriate Dodge Cummins Flywheel is needed. Now we're going to remove the equalizer bar, since we're not going to use it. Since we're removing the master cylinder, we're going to want to pull the pins to the brake pedal as well while we're in here. There you can see the difference between your original bushing and the new bearing we're going to have to install. We're going to push the other side up into place. We'll leave the top bolt in just to support the weight of our H pipe. With a T5, you need to use this rollarized pilot bearing.
You'll be able to slide your equalizer bar off of the pivot. Just got to remove these four bolts. The 1993 Dodge intercooler and radiator is also an option. This of course relates to 4x4, I don't know how much difference for a 2wd The zf bellhousing is part of the transmission housing so it will probably be necessary to convert to a hydraulic clutch linkage as in the newer trucks. We're going to use a new mount and a new crossmember with our T5.
Now we're going to remove the stud off the side of the block. Due to the design of the waste gate actuator on the stock 24-valve turbo it makes it difficult for the housing to be re-oriented. You can see our Pro-5. If you have a fuel tank directly behind the transmission you also have to hammer one end of it to make room for the 6-speed transfer case if your truck is a four wheel drive. Custom transmissions - One of our custom transmissions is a Ford World Class, front shift T5 that is ideal for Falcons, Hotrods, and 2x4 5.
We'll pull it straight out the front. Now we'll disconnect it from the block. We don't need to tighten it all the way, just give it one or two turns. We're going to unscrew our shift ball and remove our shift boot. We'll leave that in there for now, and torque down the bolts. With some hand tools and some patience, you'll be back on the road in no time.
Modern DriveLine - 1 in Ford 5 and 6 speed solutions, is a 5 speed and 6 speed transmission conversion specialist. Now we're ready to cut our exhaust system off. You want to pick a spot that's easy to get to, not only for cutting it, but also for welding or putting a clamp on it later. Now we can remove our master cylinder. We recommend use of our short throw shifter option on these kits. Now we'll install our drive shaft. More than Mustangs - We are the leader in Ford powered conversions.