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spmdr's Recent Activity

  1. spmdr replied to the thread Oil Pressure Problem.

    This is why NOT to set the oil pressure with the PRV at Idle. At idle, the oil pump is turning at a slow speed, half the speed of the...

    Jan 22, 2022 at 11:10 AM
  2. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    I'll use the short input boxes because that is what I already own. Also, long input shafts for the 2.95 box are odd ducks for sure....

    Jan 21, 2022 at 12:52 PM
  3. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    As it turns out, I have several T5s, both 3.35 and 2.95 boxes. Most of them are V8 boxes and None have the long input shaft....

    Jan 21, 2022 at 1:15 AM
  4. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    Just for clarification, Brian mentioned using a T5 from 1985-1989. In that time frame, Ford used 3 different T5s, V8 and 4 cylinder...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM
  5. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    BTW, SOME T-5 Tailhousings are NOT just a Bolt and GO on a Mustang base Trans! The Bolt part is a go, but just about Everything else...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 4:34 PM
  6. spmdr attached a file to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    This is one of my Tiger T-5 kits ready to install in the car. And YES, the Trans is rotated so the shift lever goes through the...

    DCP_0130.JPG Jan 17, 2022 at 4:20 PM
  7. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    I started doing T-5 install kits for Tigers back in the '90s. I used AMC T-5 tailhousings because they had the shifter in the correct...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 4:07 PM
  8. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    Some pictures in here of just about everything except the rear trans mount. It looks like an S-10 tailhousing MAY be the best part(s)...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 3:18 AM
  9. spmdr attached a file to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    Picture of a S-10 T-5 tailhousing. [ATTACH]

    T5S10.jpg Jan 17, 2022 at 2:30 AM
  10. spmdr attached a file to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    BTW, there are T-5 adapter plates (several types) to put a T-5 in place of a Mustang 4 speed, that may be the ticket for an Alpine...

    t5ap.jpg Jan 17, 2022 at 2:19 AM
  11. spmdr attached a file to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    Here is a teaser picture of the Alpine Bellhousing to T-5 trans mod. (this is the limit of Alpine engine to T-5 pics I have, so far)....

    AlpineHeader04.JPG Jan 17, 2022 at 2:06 AM
  12. spmdr replied to the thread T5 with a 1725 motor.

    I know of one Alpine that has a T-5 behind a 1725. I don't know who originally put it in. Yet. Dave? DW

    Jan 16, 2022