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pmustang

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Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« on: May 14, 2019, 11:24:22 AM »
Hello Folks,

I have a Mustang GT, A factory one, 1965, Trans is a T10 with the cars VIN stamped in it showing its the born with trans.

I need to have it rebuilt here in Europe and thus need to order a rebuild kit from the states. A mistake would cost me dearly

Can anyone assist with which kit I need for the rebuild? I usually buy off ebay USA and ship to a freight forwarder.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,Peter

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 12:10:48 PM »
Scott Drake sells a kit  C5ZZ-7005-R4B, see

http://www.drakeautomotivegroup.com/Store/Product/C5ZZ-7005-R4B.aspx?wid=141

Summit Racing also sell the Scott Drake kit plus others.

How are the tranny gears?  Finding better gears will be tough when compared to finding Top Loader gears.

Best of luck

Cory

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 02:25:43 PM »
  Peter,
      That kit is fine but DO NOT reassemble your transmission without replacing the  "sliders" ( the actual parts that engage the gears when shifting) to the ''modern" design. There are two different versions based on the type of "dogs" ( or "keys") used on your synchro assemblies.  The difference is the amount of "bump" on the dogs . One style is thin and the other is far larger. "Sliders" are made for both styles with modern upgrades to improve shift quality and reduce "popping" out of gear that is so common to the T-10s.
    Randy
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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 12:53:54 AM »
Thanks folks,

I knew these were not as easy as a toploader :-( I have toploaders on the shelf and rebuild kits in stock for them.

The trans operates lovely, I mean its one of the nicest shifting cars I have ever had. Unfortunately it pops out of 2nd and 3rd while driving. Just cruising its pops out of third and second.

Cheers. Peter

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2019, 04:33:27 AM »

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2019, 10:14:40 AM »
  The new design sliders will correct that.
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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2019, 01:41:51 PM »
If new sliders do not fix it, then look
at the detents in the side cover.
It's possible that they are not
holding the pin. One fix can be to file a deeper grove.

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2019, 05:27:42 PM »
     Peter ,
       The T-10 is actually a more simple design. For example the cluster does not have to be "dropped" to remove the output shaft. The only "major" downfall is the smaller ( than a toploader)) gears. Shifting is far more simple ( action wise) than a toploader. It is a great transmission for a "respectful" driver.Abuse IS better handled by a toploader.
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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2019, 06:06:43 AM »
Thanks guy
Can I assume its a T10 and not a super T10

Cheers  peter

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2019, 11:08:33 AM »
   Correct "regular" NOT super. The "sliders" are the same though.
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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2019, 05:38:17 AM »
Thanks Randy and everyone else for the education on the T10.  Do you know where I can get the sliders?

As mentioned above about filing the deeper groove in the pins

This trans shifts like butter, absolutely wonderful. Top ten percent of manuals and I have went through nearly 150 cars in the past few years.

Is it probable that filing those deeper groove would sort this issue?

Gear box is silent, doesn't growl, graunch or do anything nasty.

Cheers. Peter
« Last Edit: May 17, 2019, 05:42:30 AM by pmustang »

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2019, 11:55:30 AM »
  Try Ebay for T-10 synchros . Some call them "hooked" or "back cut". I'll see if I can find you a link. A US company called Autogear may have them and they make THE best replacement brass there is. Better than original by my experience. Use a GL4 spec fluid ONLY not GL5 or synthetic.
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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2019, 04:38:29 PM »
Thank you, Scott drake kit is on the way. Cheers. Peter

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2019, 04:58:33 PM »
Which kit are you going with?

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Re: Wonder if anyone can help. Rebuilding a T10
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2019, 11:57:32 PM »
Scott Drake Manual Transmission Master Rebuild Kit C5ZZ-7005-R4B