1933 Ford 3/4 Ton Pickup TKO Manual Transmission
Now you can easily mount a modern, fully synchronized GM manual transmission to your early Ford or Mercury Flathead V8 engine! This is a great way to get better driveability and improved performance from your 1932-48 Ford or 1939-50 Mercury Flathead.
This aluminum adapter permits the use of most GM-style 3-, 4- or 5-speed Muncie, Borg Warner, Saginaw and T-5 manual transmissions behind your Flathead V8s. Adapter is used in conjunction with Flathead flywheel and a GM-style clutch fork and bearing (or Speedway bearing and arm kit 916-29510).
- Mounts common Muncie, Borg Warner, Saginaw and T-5 GM style manual transmissions
- For use with GM-style clutch fork and bearing (our part #9162915)
- Recommended for use with Borg & Beck or diaphragm-style pressure plate
- Use with original flathead flywheel (re-drilling of the pressure plate bolt pattern may be required)
560-5174 Instructions (PDF)
Learn more about using T5 transmissions with these adapter plates by reading our tech article. Adapting a T5 to a Ford Flathead V8.
Item DetailsUses Borg & Beck or Diaphragm-style clutch
Get more performance and driveability out of your Ford Flathead V8 by hooking it up to a GM manual transmission! This adapter allows you to easily install a GM 3-, 4-, or even 5-speed transmission behind your 1932-1948 Ford or 1939-1950 Mercury Flathead V8 engine.
Permits use of your Ford clutch release shaft, fork and throwout bearing. Throwout bearing must be used with a Long-style pressure plate.
560-5272 Instructions (PDF)
Installation Notes (PDF)