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Old 07-09-2012, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Adding an overdrive (BW T-19 to ZF-5 transsmission swap)

I originally wrote this for the ecomodder blog, but nothing is being posted and I haven't heard from the admin in quite some time, so I'm giving yall the information here.

I recently swapped out my transmission in order to get the power of overdrive, and encountered all sorts of unexpected problems in the process (due to having never done a similar project before) so I did an extensive write up to ensure anyone else who does the same or similar in the future can avoid learning them the hard way.

The Flamboyant Introvert: Adding an overdrive (BW T-19 to ZF-5 transsmission swap)

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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I originally wrote this for the ecomodder blog, but nothing is being posted and I haven't heard from the admin in quite some time
Sorry about that. I poked Ben on your behalf.
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for posting! I have a 1976 F-100 that I am planning to one day do the ZF swap on. Of all the articles I searched on the subject, yours has the most useful tips!
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I put a lot of time into writing it, but your comment makes it all worthwhile.

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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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