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Old 05-07-2010, 03:08 PM   #11
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That looks like a fun project. Two speeds... Fast, and Faster.
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Well, it'* like 2 speeds: Fast and Oh my god! Hahaha I can get to ~65 before it even thinks about shifting!

I love the simplicity of those old cars. Not a lot of electronic stuff to go bad! Then there'* the badass factor... Hmmm
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Looks in very good shape for a beater. And I remember the PowerGlide 2 speed trannys well. They were a favorite of street racers long ago. Coupled to the right differential gears, they were street demons.
Your transmission is a 2 speed, but it is not a Powerglide. It is a Super Turbine 300. Don't rebuilds it. Swap a THM 350 into it. It bolts right in. Your car will thank you.
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Don't rebuild it. Swap a THM 350 into it. It bolts right in. Your car will thank you.
Why would my car thank me for that, if I may ask?
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Why would my car thank me for that, if I may ask?
Because your car will perform much better with the 3 speed than the 2 speed.
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Alright. I'll have to look into that. Besides swapping the tranny, what else would I have to do to make her work right?
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Nice shape! Would make a great restoration!
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Alright. I'll have to look into that. Besides swapping the tranny, what else would I have to do to make her work right?
What do you mean by "work right"?
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Work right in my book of definitions means squeal tires until they fall off! Or go the speed of light, one of the other!
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After you put the 350 in, it will realy squeal the tires!
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