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02-02-2007, 06:00 PM
what model trans does the studebaker hawk 1961 with the 289 have in it? is it a Borg warner? what is it call? how can it be upgraded? Dis it have a weakness and is it air cooled?

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02-02-2007, 10:29 PM
It's a Flight-o-matic, it's one tough unit and it's air cooled unless it's a Heavy Duty in which case it has cooling lines running to the bottom tank of the radiator.

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02-03-2007, 12:09 PM
You can also buy adapter kits to put a Chevy auto OD trans in your Hawk