View Full Version : tranny swap question?

12-22-2004, 04:19 PM
Ok, so I was curious. will a 3spd o.d. tranny and bell housing from a 259 v8 work with a 170 flat6.

12-22-2004, 06:43 PM
If you want to use stock parts its possible.
Studebaker fleet cars(primarily taxi cabs) in the 60's offered a
V8 Transmission as an Heavy Duty option

These cars 59S-64S (170 cid) model Y1 used bellhousing 1548859, rear engine plate pt# 1546534 (illus # 0101-25)and a 10 1/2" clutch.

Bill Cathcart may or may not be able to help with this.
You can find his website by going to www.studevendors.com