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Stude4x4
07-05-2007, 06:26 PM
A friend of mine wanted to install a T-98 4 speed in his '57 pickup. I sold him the tranny but I didn't have a spare bellhousing. I'm sure someone else has done this already, but here goes anyway. He gave me his three speed housing and I redrilled the bolt pattern and bored the center out to fit the 4 speed. The bellhousings are the same except for the bolt pattern and the center locating hole. Worked great. I have the dimensions figured out if someone wants them. Here's a few pics. Red circles are the new 4spd pattern and the green are the old 3spd bolt pattern.
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Jake

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JDP
07-05-2007, 08:21 PM
That's the housing that'll accept the 5 speed Ford OR Chevy 5 with OD 5th.

JDP/Maryland
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63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
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58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

Stude4x4
07-05-2007, 11:37 PM
JP, which 5spds are those? And what do you mean by accepting those trannys? Is the center hole the proper size, or the length of the housing, bolt pattern? Just curious. Thanks.

Jake

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JDP
07-06-2007, 12:30 AM
I "think" the Ford will bolt up, maybe modify the center hole. I know you need the truck 5 speed bell housing.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

StudeRich
07-06-2007, 01:48 AM
The Borg Warner T5 5 speed Overdrive will fit with re-drilling 2 of the the mounting holes because the machined mounting surface is large enough for the T-98 truck 4 speed so you have space for the larger pattern T5's from Mustang and Camero to fit. One problem to be delt with is the rear engine mounts, which are only for trucks, not cars but can be made to work.

Can you tell, I care about Cameros and kittens?

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

sbca96
07-06-2007, 03:55 AM
quote:Originally posted by StudeRich
....have space for the larger pattern T5's from Mustang and Camero ....

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Tom

'63 Avanti, zinc plated drilled & slotted 03 Mustang Cobra 13" front disc/98 GT rear brakes, 03 Cobra 17" wheels, GM alt, 97 Z28 leather seats, soon: 97 Z28 T-56 6-spd, Ported heads w/SST full flow valves, 'R3' 276 cam, Edelbrock AFB Carb, GM HEI distributor, 8.8mm plug wires

Jeff T.
07-10-2007, 06:27 PM
Hey, I have a leftover truck bellhousing!

What do those T-5's cost out of the salvage yard. Are they only in Mustangs and Cameros?

A 5 speed would be more fun than a 3 speed provided I don't blow my whole parts budget for the next few years.

Jeff T.

"I'm getting nowhere as fast as I can"
The Replacements.

Roscomacaw
07-10-2007, 07:49 PM
Ka-Marrow ...... I hate cats!:D Love Studes tho!

Miscreant adrift in
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1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

bams50
07-10-2007, 08:01 PM
quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

Ka-Marrow ...... I hate cats!:D


I think that's small-minded and unfair of you to say, Biggs!

Hasn't anyone told you that cats are "the other white meat"?:D

Thanks for that pic, Tom- made me laugh out loud!:D Keep that ready- Camaro seems to get misspelled a LOT around here...[:o)]

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sbca96
07-10-2007, 08:36 PM
I have noticed that. Think of the outrage if someone misspelled Lerk,
Avante, Hulk or Chump.[:o)];)

Tom


quote:Originally posted by bams50
Keep that ready- Camaro seems to get misspelled a LOT around here

bams50
07-10-2007, 09:20 PM
NOW HOLD IT RIGHT THERE!! That's L A R K, buster!!!

Don't EVER pick on my funny little cars...[B)]

Or I'll send my buddy's Beracuda after you!!:D

Robert (Bob) Andrews Owner- IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys!)
Parish, central NY 13131
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sbca96
07-11-2007, 01:49 AM
Cougars, Bobcats or Jaguars?

Tom


quote:Originally posted by hotwheels63r2

So if kittys die when you spell it wrong, .......
Never mind. Ted is killing them fast enough!

Roscomacaw
07-11-2007, 06:31 PM
Wildcats and Tigers too! OH! and the Lynx! [:0]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

tomnoller
07-12-2007, 09:50 AM
This thread has totally unravelled. :-)
BTW, if anyone needs a T98 4-speed (granny low) I have one you can have, provided you pay shipping. Given the weight of this stout rupture-maker, that should be about $75!

Western Washington, USA

Flat Ernie
07-12-2007, 10:10 PM
This might have some pertinent info:

http://racingstudebakers.com/stl-web/bulletin/bb/viewtopic.php?t=1002

Daddy always said, if yer gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough & I'm one tough sumbitch!