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driveline switch - wagon to sedan

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  • driveline switch - wagon to sedan

    As I understand it, in 1963 the sedan and stationwagon share the same undercarriage. If this is true, can one exchange a regular manual tranny with an overdrive by swiching transmission and driveline from the wagon over to the sedan?


    Lotsa Larks!
    K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
    Ron Smith

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    The overdrive trans should install with no alteration to the bellhousing or driveshaft. It's the same length with the same input and output. Just be sure if you have a T86 (V8) you get a T86 overdrive trans. Likewise, if you have a T96 (six) you need a T96 trans. Simpler than you hoped.
    "All attempts to 'rise above the issue' are simply an excuse to avoid it profitably." --Dick Gregory

    Brad Johnson, SDC since 1975, ASC since 1990
    Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
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