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Re: 4-Speed w Electronic O/D

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Subject: Re: 4-Speed w Electronic O/D
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 16:30:00 -0800
on 11/22/02 4:22 PM, at wrote:

> Hi List,
>    Are parts available to convert a standard late model MGB transmission to
> have electronic overdrive?  Or, is that something that must be built into it.
> In other words, if one has a standard 4-speed and wants overdrive, must one
> completely replace it with a tranny that was built with the O/D - and are
> they available today?  Thanks.
> Doug

Unless you are experienced in tearing down and rebuilding transmissions, the
answer is "replace it with an OD transmission". They can be found in used or
rebuilt condition.

PS:  calling it "electronic" is a bit of a stretch. It is more like
electrically-switched hydraulic.

Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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