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I started with a 1972 vert 351 2V FMX tranny, I put the 4V heads on with roller rockers on. I spent $850 to rebuild the FMX tanny but now thinking I should put a 4 speed tranny in it. What do you think, should I put a 4 speed in it??
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If you're going to go through the trouble of converting it to stick....go with a T-5 or a T-5z

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I agree with Ken. If you are changing from an auto to a standard go for the 5 speed. I have a toploader and 3.50 trac-loc in my convertible and I bought the car because it was a 4 speed car from the factory so I won't switch to a 5 speed. However, as much as I love the 4 speed I often find myself reaching for another gear that isn't there. Whichever choice you make its a load of fun to drive a convertible with a standard transmission.
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whitesoc;16890 Wrote:If you're going to go through the trouble of converting it to stick....go with a T-5 or a T-5z

+1 I am watching everyone do this.I am really thinking og going the 5spd rout.

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Why swap to a t5 the swap and trans will run you way over a the cost of an 8speed ( http://www.gearvendors.com/ ) 8speeds of fun yippie!!!!!!

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any ideas where I would get one?
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docweld;16967 Wrote:any ideas where I would get one?

A 4 or 5 speed would be more fun for playing around
But since you already spent the $ and have the fresh FMX I would use it.
I do have a 4 sreed set up if you want to go that route.
Don

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OMS;16971 Wrote:
docweld;16967 Wrote:any ideas where I would get one?

A 4 or 5 speed would be more fun for playing around
But since you already spent the $ and have the fresh FMX I would use it.
I do have a 4 sreed set up if you want to go that route.
Don

you are right about already spending the $$ for the FMX but now I think if it is not too too much$$ I would really like a 4-5 speed in it. I looked on your site and did not find one. do I need to call to find out how much it costs??
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docweld;16975 Wrote:
OMS;16971 Wrote:
docweld;16967 Wrote:any ideas where I would get one?

A 4 or 5 speed would be more fun for playing around
But since you already spent the $ and have the fresh FMX I would use it.
I do have a 4 sreed set up if you want to go that route.
Don

you are right about already spending the $$ for the FMX but now I think if it is not too too much$$ I would really like a 4-5 speed in it. I looked on your site and did not find one. do I need to call to find out how much it costs??

Used parts are not listed on the website.
A complete 4 spd conversion would be 1850.00 and up. Depending on the parts condition, what year it is out of and if a drum or disk brake pedal set is needed.
Don
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#10
Don,

Is there a difference between the top loader 4 speed from a 1966 and that of the 1971-73? What would a shifter and linkage cost for the top loader?
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