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Turbo 400 Or Powerglide ?

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bugger ,manual would be nice . the only problem is I am hard on clutches ,have blown one up at the drags in a cortina with a 4.1 and a single rail 4 speed . that was scary ,some of the parts came true the tunnel of the car .

You sure it wasnt the motor. Crossflows have a habit of throwing flywheels and flexplates when modified cause the motors go out of balance. Seen it plenty of times.

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you may be right there mate ,the front of the crankshaft had to be machined where the timing sprocket was fitted to . it was all loose and the the sprocket was able to move back and

forward on it . there was all kind of clutch parts imbedded in the gearbox tunnel . I had to get a steel plate welded back in for safety . after that I never trusted the clutch again ps the

clutch that broke was a centreforce heavy duty one

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a powerglide will be the best thing u can do to your b series. I had one in mine making 500rwkw. I had a tight 3800 converter and it drive very good. sure u will get a harsh gear change but if that's what u want to handle the power and use it for a street and strip car then I rekon its perfect

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Hey Gunna....why does all your posts always do

this. ..with the spaces and weird stuff always chucking in random

Spaces and sh*t....I don't get it... :)

Cause tapatalk for the fail?

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Hey Gunna....why does all your posts always do

this. ..with the spaces and weird stuff always chucking in random

Spaces and sh*t....I don't get it... :)

Cause tapatalk for the fail?

got no idea mate ? it just does it

the c4 is not as strong as a turbo 400 the auto shop said to me

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powerglides are not as bad as ppl say they are on the street. Ive put a glide in mine and its the best thing ive done to the car and its awesome to drive on the street. Best thing to do is try go for a drive and both than decide which you prefer. Either way cant go wrong with a t400 or glide.

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not trying to hi jack this thread :shifty: but I was going to post a similar one today anyways .. I have 6sp manual BF MkII F6 with 383rwkw & it looks like the slave cylinder is cactus .. only just put a Mal Wood Opt 6 clutch in 2000kms ago & that was the 2nd time Ive replaced in the clutch the car too .. so im a bit over the mainual thing at the moment

looking at options & $$ to convert to an auto box that will handle that power & maybe a lil more .. low 400kws .. will give good street & strip performance but mostly be reliable .. my box only has 50,000kms on it & as I said the clutch is basically brand new & when its removed I'll replace the cylinder so I can sell the box ..

have heard C4, powerglide or a Turbo 400 are the way to go .. just want to compare costs & performance of the three .. car does not spend much time on the street, its not my daily .. cheers in advance :icon_ford:

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You'll be able to get some decent money for your manual setup which will help cover cost. Personally id go between t400 or glide. Give some places a call and have a chat. Allow around the 10k mark for the conversion depending which way you go.

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