Category Archives: Transmission

Transmission Gear Ratios

Gear Ratios for the T- series transmissions. T-34–6.21, 3.43, 1.81, 1.00, and .823, later T-434 (1970), then T-494 (about 1974) T-35–7.17, 3.96, 2.36, 1.41, and 1.00, later T-435, then T-495 T-36–6.21, 3.43, 2.05, 1.225, and 1.00, later T-436, then T-496

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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION USAGE CHART MODEL YEARS

International Truck 1957-59 Fordomatic International Truck — Automatic Drive (DG 3 Band) (1950-66) Fordomatic, Mercomatic, Flashomatic, FMX (Cast Iron) (1951-81) Let the games begin. In 1951 Ford entered the automatic arms race with the Fordomatic transmission. This was one of … Continue reading

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Automatic Transmission Cooling

Taking the Heat… ‘New stacked-plate coolers offer maximum protection against premature failure of automatic transmissions. Today‚Äôs automatic transmissions must accomplish a monumental task. Consider that they must handle the torque from 450-cid and larger engines driving 8-ton RVs over mountain … Continue reading

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