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I am about to install a 1989 5.0 and T5 into my 67 and was wondering what I would have to do to to keep the manual clutch or what would I have to do to install a hydraulic clutch.

Thanks to the economy money is tight so I am looking for the easiest and CHEAPEST route to go.

If anyone has pics or anything to help me along I would be very greatful

Any help will be most appreciated!

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Shawn
 

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http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2000/09/t5swap/

http://tffn.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11491&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&hilit=clutch&start=0

http://midnightdsigns.com/Mustang/HYD Clutch.htm

http://moderndriveline.com/Technical_Bits/manual_transmission.htm

http://www.mustangmonthly.com/howto/173_0307_five_tranny_mustangs/index.html

http://rogueperformance.com/t5install.html


Some light reading for you....A cable is cheaper and easier, but will wear or break faster. The hyd. will last longer, but of course is the more expensive option.......Check the mustang boards for T5 assemblies and related parts for sale. Guys go back and forth between T5's and C4's almost everyday.

I don't know why....
 

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If you have headers avoid the hydraulic route if you are using an external slave cylinder - the heat from the headers boils the fluid. The internal hydraulic thrust bearing works ok
 

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I was planning on using the z-bar that I already have if it will work. I am removing the factory 3sp. Will that work if I use the same clutch fork as was in the 3sp???

Thanks for the help guys.
 

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From what I understand, you'd have to use the 3 spd bellhousing to use the zbar. The t-5 bellhousing uses the cable clutch, and I think somebody told me once that it was on the opposite side of the trans...?
 

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The clutch works the opposite way. Cable pulls, old school mechanical pushes. Forks are on the same side though.

You can use the old school Z-bar and mechanicals with the T-5, but you have to have a spacer plate installed.

Cable clutches and old school clutches are not interchangeable either. I do not know the design names.
 

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Thanks, I guys I need to find an affordable cable kit(I really dont want to have to cut into the firewall to install the Hyd clutch and with the long tube headers Im using it may overheat the hyd fluid.

Any suggestions on affordable kits?

I have found a couple for around $250 and really dont want to spend that on a cable.
 
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