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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 16th, 02, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
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Can someone tell me which year Muncies have the linkage bolts on the side cover and which years have the studs.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 16th, 02, 04:55 PM
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Nope, but I bought a new Muncie trans with 3/8" bolts around 1970 and from around then and after they all had that type.

Older were 5/16" studs and I think some had 5/16" bolts. The slots were smaller on the shifter arms too.
I bought a Hurst Shifter for my 67 and had to change the shifter arms to larger slots to fit the 3/8" bolt cover, so 67 must have had the 5/16" size.
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BBS 1967 and 1968 had studs, beginning in 1969 3/8-16 bolts were used
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 17th, 02, 02:27 PM
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In 67 and 68 the tranny shifting arms used a fine threaded stud. In 69 a 3/8-16 coarse threaded bolt was used to hold the shifter linkage to the shifting arms.
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