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Hi Guys, i need a little help.

I would like to convert my 63 Galaxie from C6 automatic to manual with a TKO 600.

I would need a detailed shopping list to save shipping costs by unnecessary or exclude parts can be wrong, because i live in Germany and have to order the parts in the US.

By chance I have are already a gearbox bell for the FE.

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Heiko
 

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You are right Gary, but a Gearvendor Overdrive is not much cheaper.

A 5 speed manual is probably more fun on the twisty country roads, and the Gas mileage could be better with a manual transmission.

if it is too expensive with all needed parts i would change to a Gearvendor Overdrive .

What ever, i have to save a lot of money for this.......
 

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Hey curious if you found a solution? I have a 67 with a c6 and it seems its geared for the 1/4 mile drag. Theres no way Im going to get this car up to highway speeds without taching out the engine. I considered a new gear in the differential but I agree. I would LOVE a 5 speed manual instead! Yep, mines automatic and I was wondering if there was some part swap like a pedal assembly and linkages to make this work.
 

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Hi Tj, my solution is Tremec TKO 600 !

Last Week i found my clutchpedal setup that is now on the way to me.

I have a Top Loader Bellhausing and Flywheel that fit with a spacer from "Modern-drive-line"

I opted for a hydraulic clutch actuation, because its easier to fit with my Headers and discbrake mastercylinder.
The costs are nearly the same because the Z-Bar and the upper/lower Pushrod are freakin expensive like the clutchpedal setup.

I hope my grammar is not to bad... regards from Germany
Heiko
 

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Hi Tj, my solution is Tremec TKO 600 !

Last Week i found my clutchpedal setup that is now on the way to me.

I have a Top Loader Bellhausing and Flywheel that fit with a spacer from "Modern-drive-line"

I opted for a hydraulic clutch actuation, because its easier to fit with my Headers and discbrake mastercylinder.
The costs are nearly the same because the Z-Bar and the upper/lower Pushrod are freakin expensive like the clutchpedal setup.

I hope my grammar is not to bad... regards from Germany
Heiko
Ok cool thanks! I will look into it. This could be fun! However im sure very expensive.
 

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Some news from this front....

Yesterday i ordered by Modern Drive Line:
Tremec TKO600 RR
Quik Stik Shifter
Shortened input Shaft including shortened bearing retainer because i use a 4Speed Bellhousing
ARP Flywheel bolt Kit
ARP Pressure plate bolt kit
Hydraulik Clutch Master Kit 62-65 Fairlane, LF Series Type 2 (No Galaxie Kit available)
Hydraulik T/O bearing, Tilton 6000Slip-on, Ford TKO/Toploader, flat face bearing (min. hight 1,78")
Steel braided lines, Double AN4 Female 24"
11" Clutch Set, kevlar/organic, 26 spline incl. alignment tool.
Ford Transmissionmount for toploader/ C4 / T5 / TKO
Reversa Switch Harness T5 / TKO
Hurst Shift Lever (Mustang 69-73) 12 x 7,5 x 2
Hurst Shifter Ball
Install Hardware Kit for Ford TKO with steel Bellhousing
Speedo Gear
Slip Yoke 31 Spline 1330-16 U-joint TKO/C6/FMX
Oil, Synchromesh Amsoil 3Qt


Resurfaced Stock Flywheel is already at home.
Now i have to buy at ebay a Block cover plate and the lower coverplate for the steel bellhousing.

Or has sombody those Parts for sale?
 

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quite a list of stuff.....:)

don't forget, you also need a pilot bushing/bearing,,,,;)
 

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I have used both and prefer a bushing and never had a problem with one!!:tup:

Pilot bearing used to wear and seize the input shaft....BIG trouble!!:mad:

Bushings will work well and never seize on the input shaft!!;)

Looking forward to your progress......GOOD LUCK!!:tup:
 
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