[Zmagnette] 4 synchro MGB trans in ZB
durningcharles at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 09:18:30 MST 2013
I didn't think that even modifying the remote would work. It would still
be too far back, not to mention the height. I was thinking about
eleminating the remote and mounting the shifter directly to the opening on
the trans where the remote attaches. I still have to get under the car and
do some measuring to see if that would be close.
It would be good if some BMC car used the 4 synchro trans with a direct
shifter. That would keep me from having to make something.
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On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 1:58 AM, <monster at caverock.net.nz> wrote:
> On the above page are some photos and a description of fitting an MGB
> engine and 4-synchro+overdrive 'box to a 1960's Farina Oxford.
> It includes a pic of shortening the remote gearlever extension to fit, and
> a new tunnel.
> I'd agree that the benefits of non-OD box over all the mods needed for a
> 3-synchro box might not be great.
> I also love the sound of the non-synchro 1st gear. Bah, musicians, eh? :-)
> On 26.11.2013 15:50, Allen Bachelder wrote:
>> Even without overdrive, the remote shifter on the MGB 4-sync sits
>> high and your going to have to substantially reshape the transmission
>> tunnel to make it fit. That's a ferocious price to pay for a
>> synchronized first gear. If you're going to that much trouble, you
>> might as well go five-speed.
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