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1985 mustang t-5

 
sorensen66
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Posts: 7
Joined: 11/08
Posted: 01/31/10 08:27 AM

Will a 1985 mustang t-5 bolt up to my 289, it has a 4 speed now & would like to up grade to the t-5.  

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mechanicalguy48
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Posted: 01/31/10 06:13 PM

As long as its a V8 model T-5 trans then yes it will bolt up to your 289. You will need an adaptor if you dont use the late model bellhousing however.  Its a common swap,,,, do a serch on the forums and you will find tons of information on it.  

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cushman350
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Posted: 02/02/10 09:41 AM

http://www.mustangmonthly.com/howto/173_0307_five_tranny_mustangs/index.html


Good info for your swap and options.

http://www.moderndriveline.com/

Good but requires membership.
http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2000/09/t5swap/  

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