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Almost completed the T5 swap in my 67 with a 289. I can not get a manual shift starter to bolt up, the automatic will bolt up, but will it work?. Did you know a drive shaft from a 68 falcon 4 door is a direct bolt in for the T5 swap? I do have some fitment issues around the shifter hole I need to deal with. Installed all new motor mounts to 68 lower mounts. Tomorrow morning I'll recheck all the mounts and fluids. Hopefully my z bar bushings that were backordered will come tomorrow, and I might be able to drive it this weekend. As always, thanks for your help. GReg
 

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I used my automatic starter on my t5 and its works fine.
 

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As I recall, the automatic starter is the one needed.
 

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Good find on that Falcon driveshaft, but what about the front yoke? Did you change that to the newer style?
 

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Yes, installed the T5 yoke. I also installed the automatic starter, but wont be able to test out till Saturday. I am using the 10 1/2", 157 tooth flywheel for a 67 with a 3 or 4 speed, and still wondering why the manual starter's tip hits the flywheel.
 

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Should have said that I am using the 1991 bell and cable clutch.

I was able to use a 1969 Cougar FMX driveshaft on my T5 conversion with Ford 9 inch. My center section with 3.50 trac loc came from a Bronco. The Bronco 3rd member yoke is a 1330 (I think), had to buy a combination U-joint to get it bolted in.
 

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Starter tech.jpg I have no connection with Powermaster other than I picked this up at their booth during the PRI show. Maybe this will help you find the correct starter.
 

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Yes, installed the T5 yoke. I also installed the automatic starter, but wont be able to test out till Saturday. I am using the 10 1/2", 157 tooth flywheel for a 67 with a 3 or 4 speed, and still wondering why the manual starter's tip hits the flywheel.
Because the t5 uses automatic transmission fluid?
 

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Thanks again guys for your input! I can check it all out tomorrow. Greg
 

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Because the t5 uses automatic transmission fluid?
My guess is that Ford standardized parts over the years.

Did you know that the C4 transmission yoke fits into the T-5 transmission? Just a tad shorter than the T-5 yoke, but the same spline count and diameter. I have one in my conversion. The original speedometer cable also works with the T-5 if it is from a C4.
 
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