access to the band adjustment on a 1963 thunderbird


Asked by Oct 29, 2014 at 05:00 PM about the 1963 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1963 thunderbird however ive had the floor re welded and
im not sure wberd tbe access hole should be.
is it on the floor or tbe side of tbe tunnel? Whichevef it is I need
specific mezsurements to cut through the floor or tunnel or can I bet
to the band from underneath.
im aware that tbe otber band adjustment is indide tbe gearbox oil

3 Answers


There aint no hole in the floor, you have to raise the car, put on your coveralls, get out your inch/pound torque wrench and 5/8 box end

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Thanks, The Doctor I must have been thinking about a previous 1960 Ford Galaxie that I Think was accessed through the floor. I take it its on the right hand side ( passenger side) of the gearbox is that right?


Thanks thedoctor, ive read and re read dozens of times how to adjust those bands (number of turns etc) Just one more question, is there a p.ate or cover first?? And whatx it look like??? Thanks again, Neil

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