Question on AOD trans for my 73 Comet

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  1. 73cometter

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    Have a 1973 Comet with 302 and manual 3 speed trans, want to install a AOD trans in car, what all is needed to do this change
     
  2. 71gold

    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    my AOD install included...

    stock...164 tooth blockplate
    164 tooth 28 oz. flexplate (Summit)
    stock...converter w/AOD and N/S switch pigtail ('87 F-150)
    stock... length driveshaft
    355 rear gear (Summit)
    stock... Maverick floorshifter
    Lokar...TV cable and corrector (Summit)
    TV/TC bracket - SRK-4000 - Throttle Cable-TC1000U
    TV Cable - KD-2AODHT


    one of my ...AOD crossmembers (from Me)
     
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    What is the length difference between the driveshaft behind a 200 and c4 and the 302 and c4? I'm wanting to do the aod conversion as well.
     
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    Krazy Comet Tom

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    Nice...tanks for that. One less thing I have to worry about.
     
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    Make sure you get a c-4 rear seal. You would want to replace this anyway. Many of the later vehicles had a larger diameter yoke.
     
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    So...how do I get one of those cross members???
     
  8. 73cometter

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    I am getting a Performance Automatic AOD with manual valvebody, so I guess the tv cable wont be needed, do I have to get a different trans crossmember , if so where to buy it
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    See the last line of the second post in this thread, 71gold makes them and sells them.
     

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