Flathead V8 to Ford C4 Transmission Basic Adapter Kit
Ford Flathead V8, C4
- This kit allows you to put a modern AOD, C4, or C6 transmission behind your classic 49-53 Ford Flathead V8, giving it the old-school look with modern drivability
- Kit includes the starter nose cone, flexplate, bellhousing adapter, transmission block plate, hardware, and detailed instructions for a trouble-free installation
- You have your choice of 157 or 164 tooth flexplate, for either a 10-1/2" or 11-1/2" converter bolt pattern
- Cast aluminum starter snout ensures proper engagement of the starter gear with the ring gear teeth
- Transmission block plate is laser cut from 16-gauge steel, and gold zinc plated to offer premium corrosion resistance
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If you have access to your own transmission and parts or you wish to adapt an AOD, Ford C-4 or Ford C-6 to a 1949-1953 Ford 8BA and 8CM Mercury Flathead V8 engines without integral bellhousing, this basic adapter set is what you need. Includes: starter nose cone, flexplate, bellhousing adapter and instructions. Choice of 157 or 164 flexplate. Use with 302-351W transmission. For Ford C4 and Ford C6 transmission application.
Basic Hardware Only: Starter Nose Cone, Flexplate, Bellhousing Adapter, Instructions
This kit uses C-4 transmissions from 1966-76 Ford passenger cars, vans and pickups with 289-302-351W V-8's and 250 6-cylinder engines (exl. 170-200 6-cyl applications).
- Fits 1949-1953 Ford 8BA and 8CM Mercury Flathead V8 engines without integral bellhousing
- If the bolt pattern on the front of the torque converter is a 10-1/2" circle, order the 157 tooth version.
- If the bolt pattern on the front of the torque converter measures 11-1/2", order the 164 tooth version.
916-28901 Instructions (pdf)
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What's In The Kit
Flathead-C4, Adapt & HardwarePart # 91628901-1Qty x 1
Flexplate Flathead to Ford C4 TransmissionPart # 91628900Qty x 1
Starter Snout - C4-FH KitPart # 430C2723Qty x 1
Ford 289-351W C4-AOD Transmission Block PlatePart # 91029012Qty x 1
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