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Old 07-28-2004, 09:38 PM
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C4 transmission to flat head V8

I would like to replace the 4 speed Granny transmission with a C4 Automatic in a 1938 Pickup. can this be done? My V8 looks like the Bell Housing is part of the motor. Is there a conversion available for this motor?
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37, you may have better luck with your flathead questions by posting on the flathead forum. They know more about flatheads and adaptations than most here. Mike
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Here's a link to one of the solutions. Gene Benson has been doing this swap for a long time and has a good track record. I haven't used it, but I've only heard good things about both vendor and product. Expensive, but complete setup with all the hard to find/make parts in one kit.

http://www.flat-o.com/carproducts/flatomatic.htm
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