What transmission goes with a 289?
For years, the Ford C-4 automatic was a reliable three-speed automatic transmission for many Ford products, and is fine for most 289, 302 or 351 engines that have received modest modifications.
How much transmission fluid does a C4 transmission take?
Fluid Servicing Facts With the torque converter and pan empty, the C4 requires eight quarts of fluid. Add five quarts first, then check the dipstick reading with the car on a level surface.
Will a C4 transmission fit a 289?
Either will fit…the only differences are what converter, flexplate and bell you use.
How does a C6 transmission shift?
The transmission will shift through the gears, but will not downshift back to low gear when coming to a stop. There is a delayed transmission engagement or it will not engage forward or in reverse. • The transmission slips in forward and reverse and a whining noise comes from the front pump or torque converter area.
What happens if you overfill a C4 transmission?
Overfilling will cause the fluid to foam up or aerate. This means your pump is now pumping a mix of fluid and air which is definitely not good. Could be why your trans started slipping.
Does a C4 transmission need a kickdown cable?
You can drive them without a kickdown. They have a modulator and a governor. You can manually shift it down. You can install a shift kit.
How much power can a WC T5 handle?
It’s a gamble. A WC T5 is rated to hold 305 ft lbs of torque, a normal T5 is rated I believe at 280, either way there are both junk.
How do I know if I have a World Class T5 transmission?
Look for a build tag on the tranny – usually attached to one of the bolts holding the tailshaft housing on. If it references T5-Z (Z is the important piece) then it’s a World Class unit.
What kind of transmission fluid does a 1966 Mustang use?
Effective March 1997, Ford discontinued administration of approvals for Type F fluids. However, there are still many vehicles on the road that use Type F. Type F and MERCON fluids are not interchangeable. TYPE F was not introduced until the 1968 model year. It was used only on special applications after 1980.
How to fill a C4 transmission fluid tube?
Place the gasket on the pan and install (tighten to spec’s don’t over tighten). 2. Pour 5 quarts of type ‘F’ into the filler tube (check for leaks). 3. Start the car, slowly shift the shifter all the way down and up a few times (pause at every gear).
What kind of transmission fluid does a 1966 HIPO have?
Recently I had my automatic 1966 HiPo automatic transmission out of the car when it was being restored. We had a separate mechanic working on the transmission from us when doing the engine detailing and clean up. Once back on the car we had a ton of fluid leaking from the pan and from the band adjustment lock nuts.
How to check for transmission fluid leaks in a muscle car?
Pour 5 quarts of type ‘F’ into the filler tube (check for leaks). 3. Start the car, slowly shift the shifter all the way down and up a few times (pause at every gear). You will not feel it going into gear, keep the car running and check for leaks, add some more fluid. 4.