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Old 02-02-2009, 04:21 PM
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Just realized my tranny has no syncros

I believe that the 4 speed I installed does not have any syncros. I have never driven a non syncroed trans before, any pointers or tips? I know that you are supposed to double clutch, but have never done it before. BTW reverse is over and back on the pattern.

I know with the older vehicles it is supposed to be an art form to drive them properly.
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Old 02-02-2009, 05:08 PM
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The shift pattern is the give away, to the right and back. If it were a syncronized tranny it would be to the right and up.

Here's a page I have on my web site that might help:

Shifting a Non-sycro Four Speed

BTW, with the four speed you start out in 2nd gear.
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Mine currently has that transmission. It's a bear to drive. I've been driving 18 wheelers with non-synchro 10 speeds for years and can't seem to master a Ford 4 speed. Go figure. I'm rebuilding my truck with the stock 3 speed so I don't have to be as embarrassed grinding gears pulling into the local cruise in...
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Old 02-02-2009, 06:47 PM
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well currently i can only go around the house with it as i have a fuel pump pumping out of a 1 gallon gas can, so there is no problem moving it if i only use first and reverse... lol
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