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Thread: Location of floor shift fiberglass cover plate

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    Speedster Member coyote's Avatar
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    Nov 2006
    Carson City, Nevada, .

    Location of floor shift fiberglass cover plate

    I'm installing a T10 in my 60 Hawk, and I was wondering if anyone could let me know the approximate dimensions for the hole in the trans tunnel for the shifter. This would be for 61 - 64 Hawks. I have the fiberglass cover piece that the boot attaches to. A picture of the hole location would be most helpful also if anyone has one.
    Thanks !

    Carson City, Nevada

    1960 Hawk R2 4 speed project
    1963 Lark

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    President Member warrlaw1's Avatar
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    Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
    Cool. I just picked up a T10 and will be doing the same thing to my 55, eventually. I have the fibreglass cover and the boot. Would be nice to have a hole template. Thanks for the post.
    Dave Warren (Perry Mason by day, Perry Como by night)

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    President Member studebaker-R2-4-me's Avatar
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    Victoria, Canada.
    I recently cut a hole in my 63 Lark Convertible for the powershift tower. Once you have the carpet out, the tower seem to be located only in one spot according to the shape of the tower and the transmission hump in the floor. Try lining them up and you will see what I mean, at least this was the case of a powershift tower but I am sure the 4 speed tower can not be much different. I have not done the final placement and screwed it down since I have not installed the drivetrain yet but I know I cannot be more than a quarter inch out either way with additional play left on the sheet metal floor along with the shifter adjustment will take up any slack easily.

    Good luck,

    1964 GT Hawk
    PSMCDR 2014
    Best time: 14.473 sec. 96.57 MPH quarter mile
    PSMCDR 2013
    Best time: 14.654 sec. 94.53 MPH quarter

    Victoria, Canada

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    Lauderdale By The Sea,FL. ---Phoenix, MD
    Whatever you do don't guess as to the location because if you miss it's a real mess. Somebody on the forum who has the carpet out of a 61 to 64 hawk will eventually turn up with the correct measurements and pictures
    ed ellis

    the "SUPER COUPE"

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