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Re: Overdrive tranny vs non-overdrive question

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: Overdrive tranny vs non-overdrive question
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 13:32:44 -0700
I'm pretty sure the transmissions are totally different, or else you
would see "conversion kits" available.


Word on the street is Taylor, Todd S said:
> I have a 1974 tranny with over drive in my 80B right now and it's
> approaching 100K miles and it's getting harder to shift
> at time so I think the syncro's are going and need replacing.   But I have
> the original tranny from the car that has 19K miles on it.
> Can I just pull the overdrive off the 74 tranny and mount it on the 80
> tranny.  Is it as easy as that or do you have to use 
> the same shell from the 74 to hold the over drive.   I haven't look at it
> yet.  Any ideas???    Thanks Todd...

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