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Old 08-31-2010, 10:13 PM
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T18 hydraulic clutch conversion?

I have a T18 borg warner tranny with no bellhousing, it had the mechanical clutch in it. It's going in a 92 F150 with a 302, how do i go about converting it to a hydraulic clutch? By the way I had an E4OD in it so i'm sure i'll need a special clutch pedal, anything specific?
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Old 09-01-2010, 04:52 AM
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The easiest way would probably be to find a similar truck in a junkyard and get the pedal assembly, hydraulics, and bell housing.
 
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Alright, will the mount holes for the slave be on the bell housing or will i have to, (or be able to), tap new ones in the tranny casing?
 
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If it's like the external slave on my '87, it will mount to the bell housing.
 
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It is an external slave...and only a pedal assembly from a gen 9 (92-96) will work for ya.
 
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ok, a friend of mine has an 85' 2WD F250 sitting behind his shed and it has the external hydraulic clutch, I don't know exactly what tranny it is but it's also a 4 speeed manual, any chances the bell housing and clutch would work me? The engine is a 351, I think it's a cleveland, but i'm not positive.
 
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:34 PM
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Doubt it's a cleveland...unless a 351 Modified slipped by...it's most likely a Windsor in which case the answer to your questions is simply, yes. You will need a flywheel specific to your truck though.
 
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