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I'm planning on using a hyd clutch when I do my T-5 conversion. I'd like to piece together something from a production vehicle instead of paying mucho for a kit. Anybody have any recommendations for a good donor vehicle?
BTW, I purchased my T-5 from Don Walsh at D&D Performance in Michigan - He's a very nice and helpful guy!

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Do you mind sharing what the T-5 cost you - I'm starting to look, and it seems they are not that easy to find in junk yards, etc.

I'd also be curious to see how you like the hydraulic clutch, when you get it in, that is.



1967 Fastback, 289, C-code, AT, PS,
dark moss green, parchment interior,
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I bought the "Z" trans with the 2.95 1st gear and 330 lb-ft rating. My understanding is that this is the strongest T-5, and it wasn't available in any mustang. I've seen so many abused used ones, that I thought this was one area that I didn't want to skimp. I paid $1049 for it, and $40 shipping to my house. It was the best price I could find. I live 1/2 mile from Summit Racing, and their price was $1099 plus $60 (and sales tax) freight to their store. If you go to D&D, ask for Don.
I'll let you know what I find out on the hyd clutch.
Jim

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Thanks alot -- I'm in the very early stages of looking for the swap parts, and was hoping to find a bargain t-5 -- don't think it exists. You're probably right in just spending a little extra to make sure its a good tranny. I guess I could deal with spending 1K -- thanks



1967 Fastback, 289, C-code, AT, PS,
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Here is a link to an individual who rigged up a hydraulic clutch set-up using salvaged parts. http://members.home.net/dciab/trans.html

John Harvey

1965 "A" Code Convertible. "298" V-8 (It is way overbored), balanced, decked, milled, forged pistons and rods, high torque cam, toploader 4 speed, red with a white top (glass window), and a white interior with black appointments.
 
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