Please tell me what this part is?

Asked by Dec 07, 2010 at 03:52 PM about the 1967 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Was replacing the oil pan gasket on my 67 tbird and found this part just hanging near it.  Can't figure out what it is or where it goes.  Can someone help tell me what this part is for?

5 Answers

looks like it is part of the emergency break or is the part that hooks to tranny to shift the gears,if it was just hanging their and you have not had any problems with the car,and everything works ok,dont worrie about it.has the tranny been swaped out for another one,has it been a auto turned into a straight drive or vice versa.

thanks papa for your help. the part was hanging to the side of the transmission filter. it seemed to hook into a groove on the side of transmission loose - not attached. it is a stock transmission c6.

I would not worrie about it as long as it goes into gear and shifts right,im sure it is just a brace,on the old c6 trannys,it was put their to help keep the tranny from shifting to other side of car,sort of a back up if the main tranny mounts broke.

thanks for replying again. do you work on or have a tbird? will put it back together and see what happens. again, thanks for responding.

YES,I got 2,89 T BIRD SUPER COUPE,s & 1 90 SC.hang on to the part,you may still need it or at least figure out how it hooks up,the onley ones I have seen like that hook up to straight drives,but it also looks like part of the shifter linkage,since it was just hanging under the car and the tranny shifted right,I still would not be to concerned about it.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Thunderbird

Looking for a Used Thunderbird in your area?

CarGurus has 1,133 nationwide Thunderbird listings starting at $5,995.

ZIP:

Search Ford Thunderbird Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford Thunderbird Experts

#1 oldtimer37
oldtimer37
Reputation 1,440
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,430
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
583 Great Deals out of 41,215 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet Corvette
291 Great Deals out of 20,422 listings starting at $3,688
Used Chevrolet Camaro
475 Great Deals out of 39,921 listings starting at $3,499
Used Mercury Cougar
253 listings
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
75 Great Deals out of 3,154 listings starting at $3,000
Used Pontiac Firebird
18 Great Deals out of 808 listings starting at $3,000
Used Volkswagen Beetle
223 Great Deals out of 8,795 listings starting at $1,800
Used Porsche 911
128 Great Deals out of 4,469 listings starting at $8,901

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
84 listings starting at $9,500
2004 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 169 listings starting at $7,998
2003 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 143 listings starting at $8,890
2002 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 318 listings starting at $5,995