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12-13-2004, 08:32 AM
Question If I pull out and aod floor shift from an mark 7 or mustang will it fit in my bird?
12-13-2004, 10:52 AM
Yes it will. If you use a Lincoln AOD the tailshaft is longer though, meaning you'll have to get your driveshaft shortened. The Mustang AOD is the same length as your stock one.
12-13-2004, 02:19 PM
cant you just change the tailshaft from the cougar to the lincoln?
12-13-2004, 07:46 PM
The LSC shifter is waaay different from the Bird/Coug piece(at least my old '86 parts car was). I took one look at it and said %@!$ this, it went away with the car to the crusher. I haven't really looked at the Mustang shifter, but I would think it is similar to our cars.
The tail housing ain't a problem to swap, but it requires total diassembly of the tramsmissions to swap the inner mainshaft that is also longer on the Linc tranny. I have heard of the end of the shaft being sawed off, and then being rebeveled with a file.
12-13-2004, 08:23 PM
The mustang shifter is straight and the ones fot the cougar/tbird have a bend that brings the shifter closer to the driver. On the underside I don't know.
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