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Manual Transmissions

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    Hopefully some of you more experienced guys will know the answer to this right off the top of your heads. I know that the early automatic transmissions were a joint venture by Studebaker and Borg Warner. Were the manual transmissions, three speed and three speed o/d also B/W?

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    Yes.

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      T86 transmission for the Commanders and T96 for the Champions
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      Brad Johnson, SDC since 1975, ASC since 1990
      Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
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        T85C/T-89C's were also used in heavy duty V8 applications(56J) taxi cabs, and trucks.
        Trucks also used the Borg Warner T-98A truck 4 spd.

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          I think the only non-BW trannys used in postwar vehicles were the New Process & Clark 4 & 5-speeds in trucks.

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