Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions. We have done our best to answer them correctly. If you need further assistance, please fell free to contact us
I've just rebuilt my antique transmission using one of your kits, and I would like to know what type of transmission fluid I can use?
We suggest you check with the vehicle manufacturer or owners manual for the correct fluid type, however most people use Dexron III / Mercon fluid without any problems. If you are working on a Ford, Mercury, or Lincoln and the transmission has the original bronze type friction plates, then Type F should be used.
I have a cast iron case Ford transmission. How do I know what unit I'm working on?
See the Ford ID page for details on how to identify a Cast Iron Ford transmission.
Can you tell me what the band adjustments are on my antique transmission?
See the Band Adjustment page for details
Do you have an exploded view of my transmission that I can use to pick out the parts that I need to order?
See the Exploded View page of the website.
How do you ship my order, and what do I do with the cores?
We ship domestic orders with UPS. We also send along a UPS return shipping label for the core return when applicable. (Return shipping fee's are paid by the customer). Please be sure to drain any torque converter cores.
We do not put an expiration date on cores, so you can return them anytime.
Do you sell manual shift transmission parts?
No, we no longer sell manual transmission parts, we only sell parts for automatic transmissions.
What is the difference between the overhaul, major, and master kits?
Overhaul kit includes all of the gaskets, o-rings, lip seals, metal clad seals, and sealing rings.
Major kit, includes an Overhaul kit and friction clutch plates.
Master kit ,includes a Major kit and steel plates.
External Seal kit, includes the gaskets, seals, and o-rings needed to re-seal the external parts of the transmission. (It does not include any internal parts).
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PO Box 635
Pine Brook, NJ 07058
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