Changing to a Tremec

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Changing to a Tremec


Post by BurgundyXR7 » 12 Apr 2018, 22:31

Hi all,
Can a TKO 6000 replace a factory 4spd toploader in a 67 GT without any cutting? If cutting is required then I'll forget about it.

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Post by fordnutz » 12 Apr 2018, 23:54

I know there's no cutting with the T5.
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Post by 69XR7RestoMod » 13 Apr 2018, 00:36

I have a TKO-600 in my 69. No cutting. I’d call modern driveline and speak with them. They are the experts.
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Post by 68gurney » 05 May 2018, 12:03

Agree. Call Modern Driveline, they are real experts. TKO600 replaced my top loader. No cutting or mod. 1970
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Post by 1969XR7Vert » 05 May 2018, 19:09

Had to cut the unibody reinforcement for the cross member to fit the TKO-600 into Isabel. Dunno, maybe it is because she's a 'vert?
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Post by ebraden7298 » 14 May 2018, 12:12

I replaced a C4 with a TKO600 in my 68 standard with a 302 using Modern Driveline last summer. The only body modifications I had to make was to the firewall for the clutch master cylinder holes (just a knock out and drill two 5/16" holes), and change the transmission crossmember.

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Post by jal84 » 22 May 2018, 14:17

I got a quote from Modern Driveline and it was close to six grand for the conversion on My 67 GT. I decided to go with a toploader. I have a bell housing, a 15K mile toploader, flywheel, Hurst shifter, boots, and yolk. All for under 1K. Need a drive shaft, u joints, clutch, pressure plate and pedals. I think Im going to use a hydraulic master cylinder. I should be all in for under 2.5 K.

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