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Old 06-20-2010, 08:56 AM
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Default Transmission swap 71 galaxie to 59 bird

posting for a friend who has a 59 bird but no computer at home.

wants to swap his transmission as it's slipping. Has access to a 71 Ford Galaxie 390 auto C-6

question is this a direct swap as far as flywheel,starter,convertor and transmission goes?


He know about mounts he;ll has to fab.
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:09 AM
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A past discussion is at:

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin...ion+conversion

and http://www.squarebirds.org/dcforum/DCForumID1/369.html

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Old 07-19-2010, 12:44 AM
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Smile swap a matic

you can do this , bu tto me the tranny seemed to close to the tunnel at the top unter the hood.. I'd fix the cruise o matic .. with it you can
swap down shift band from bottom and wont have to mess with driveshaft or linkage adjustment .
Is the tranny stuck in drive 2 position if so it's starting out in second
gear... good for snow or ice.in drive one it will yank fairly quick in
low then shift to second at 16-19 mph light pedal . and this is all
ajustable to your prefurance . you can make the iron case bust the
windshield for every gear change if you want . real easy...
stick with cruise -o........
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Default Transmission swap 71 galaxie to 59 bird

Thanks for the input, Dave! It is good to see an old time member back on the Forum again. A lot has happened since you were last on!
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