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Transmission hump

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by CRWLNRX, Feb 21, 2007.

  1. CRWLNRX

    CRWLNRX

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    Took my beat up carpets out of my 71, and saw that the previous owner at some time just cut the crap out of and really hacked up the T-hump to get the floor shifts in. Went to Specter to get a new or used one, and saw they had a fiberglass model for years 72 through 78. I bought a used 71 T-hump from them, and it has no holes in it, so this is good for me since I'll be putting a new tranny in soon and can cut the correct hole size. Did the 71 only come with a shift on the tree, and went with a floor shift in 72? Thanks

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  2. sepr2

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    Thats what I did on my '71 when I converted to a floor shifter from the tree shifter. Just cut the hole and been good ever since. Really need a 4 speed now though...
     
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    pretty sure that at least some of the '72s had the column shift.
    mine (3/72) was converted to a floor shift at some point in the past...

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    IIRC, the 71fj40 was the last year that came with the column shift. You could have ordered an LC from the factory with a floorshift before that, but most came with the column shift.
     
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    hmm...i guess i am mistaken then. good to know, thanks mark.


    malphrus