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Old 09-23-2005, 02:36 PM
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Hi

Can anyone identify this Gearbox or should I say transmission

http://www.ford-trucks.com/user_gall...&albumid=10233

It came with my South African 1954 F100 and sat behind a 8BA flattie

Cast in the side is:
T87D-1H
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Hi Steve, the T87D is the HD 3 spd. Synchronized in gears 2 and 3. Spur gears in 1 and R. Not a bad trans for daily driving behind a flathead. That's what I'm using in my daily 48.

It rugged - bulletproof, even. I've been trying to wear this one out so I can go with on OD but it still looks like new inside after 4 years of daily use. (I just had the top off the other day) Parts are available from a variety of suppliers including Sacramento Vintage Ford.

Was your's in an industrial application? Mine has a driveshaft yoke that is attached to the output shaft.
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It's the "heavy duty" three speed, available since at least 1948.

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Was your's in an industrial application? Mine has a driveshaft yoke that is attached to the output shaft.
This was in my 1954 F100, the propshaft bolts up to a square flange

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