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Magazine Articles

Published Magazine articles about Modern Driveline products and installation how-to's

  • ShoeBox TKO

    by Jim Smart Thanks to MODERN DRIVELINE (MDL), a TKO 5-speed upgrade for your 1955-'57 Chevy is just a weekend away. MDL enables you to move quickly on this conversion in a weekend because everything is available in one spot. We found the installation to be straightforward, void of unexpected obstacles and delays. No special modifications were required to the body or chassis and the TKO-600 slid right into place. We also opted for the MDL hydraulic clutch conversion kit, which is a logical upgrade for your TKO-600 retrofit because it offers light pedal effort and crisp function.
  • Proper Bellhousing Alignment Eliminates Side-Loading, Wear and Tear

    Vette by Jim Smart Modern Driveline shows how to achieve spot-on clutch, bellhousing and transmission alignment for reduced wear and tear and increased performance.
  • Modern Driveline’s All-New Hydraulic Clutch Setup for Fox Mustangs

    Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords by Jim Smart Pedal Play: Modern Driveline Makes It Fast & Easy to Get Precision Low-Pedal Resistance Clutch Performance
  • Put an Independent Rear Suspension in a 1968 Mustang

    Mustang Monthly by Rob Kinnan Heidt's Hot Rod & Muscle Car Parts updated this 1967 Shelby G.T. 350 Clone with their bolt-in IRS and a modern Drivetrain. The transmission is a Tremec T-56 six-speed provided by Bruce Couture of Modern Driveline. “Bruce supplied the trans and everything from the flywheel to the input shaft,” Leyshon says. “He possesses a wealth of knowledge and his help with the driveline was invaluable.
  • Modern Driveline’s Bruce Couture Builds This Stunning Fox in the Memory of a Great Friend

    Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords by Jim Smart Charlie Bruno would be moved with what Bruce has done in his memory. And this is what great friends do for each other. Bruce did a lot of soul searching and asked himself what Charlie would have done with the Mustang and then he did it.
  • Put a Five-Speed in a Big-Block Mustang

    Mustang Monthly Sept. 2016 by Jim Smart Total TKO! Modern Driveline’s “Low-Profile” TKO Five-Speed Conversion for 1967-1973 Mustangs is a technical knockout — the MDL “Low-Profile” TKO five-speed transmission for 1967-1973 small-block, 385-Series big-block, and FE-Series big-block Mustangs. What makes the “Low-Profile” TKO for classic Mustangs exciting is its no-nonsense fitment.
  • 30 Stupid Restoration Mistakes - And How to Avoid Them

    Typical Errors and Misconceptions We All Make - And How to Avoid Them
  • Avoid Weak Clutch Linkage

    If you’ve been driving a classic Mustang with a manual transmission for a while you probably understand this one. The original factory clutch Z-bar systems were terrible at best because they were never strong enough nor were they properly engineered for the task.
  • How-to Rebuild a World-Class T-5 Transmission

    Mustang Monthly June 2015 by Jim Smart T-5 Explained: Modern Driveline has everything you are going to need to freshen up a T-5, including real tech support.
  • 2011-14 Mustang GT T56 Magnum XL 6-Speed Swap

    How-To swap in a Modern Driveline T-56 Magnum XL six-speed into a 2011 Mustang GT.
  • 2011-14 V-6 Mustang T56 Magnum XL 6-Speed Swap

    Modern Driveline’s T-56 Magnum XL six-speed enables you to step up to better gearing and smoother shifts with fierce reliability.
  • Scrap Your Getrag For The Modern Driveline/Tremec T-56 Magnum XL

    Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords April 22 2015 Scrap Your Getrag! Modern Driveline introduces a fast-quick solution to your Getrag MT-82 crunch box woes with the T-56 Magnum XL
  • 5.0L Coyote Modular V-8 Swap Guide

    Mustang Monthly July 6 2015 Squeeze Play: What you need to know to fit Ford’s Coyote modular V-8 into your vintage Mustang and what's the best choice for a manual transmission.
  • Simple Five-Speed Swap for Your 1971-1973 Mustang

    Modified Mustangs and Fords July 30 2014 Take Five! - Modern Driveline’s Five-Speed conversion package for ’71-’73 Mustangs can be swapped in a weekend.
  • How To Swap C4 Automatic for a Manual Transmission - Inline Update

    Mustang Monthly January 2014 by Mark Houlahan Ditching the C4 for a five-speed manual was on Brian’s to-do list from day one. Starting with a used T-5 transmission he procured locally, Brian added installation hardware, clutch components, shifter, and more from the folks at Modern Driveline.
  • Crazy Like A Fox Six-Speed

    Modern Driveline brings your 1979-93 Mustang into the 21st Century with crispy T-56 Magnum smoothness and performance.
  • How To - Install A One-Piece Driveshaft

    Dynotech Engineering Services’ one-piece aluminum driveshaft reduces the rotating drivetrain weight in S197 Mustangs
  • 1965 Ford Mustang - Kangarute

    A Mustang Coupe That Really Hauls - Do you know the difference between a pickup truck and an Ute? Most enthusiasts think that Ute is just an Australian term for a pickup truck, but it's more than that.
  • How to Choose and Install a New Clutch

    Mustang Monthly Feb. 2014 In The Clutch - Modern Driveline takes the mystery and confusion out of choosing and installing a new clutch.
  • Powerful Influence - 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

    Hemmings Muscle Machines May 2014 More Lou's Change - Integrating fifth-gen styling cues and technology with a 1969 Camaro creates a Pro-Touring tribute to the ZL1. For some, a dream car isn't one you find and buy, but one you design and build.
  • 25 Ford Mustang Restoration Tips

    Cool solutions for your greatest resto challenges
  • 1969 Ford Mustang T5 Transmission Swap - Row Your Own - Tech

    Modified Mustangs and Fords Oct 26 2010 Upgrading To A Five-Speed Means Greater Car Control, Better Fuel Economy, And An Ear-To-Ear Grin.
  • Tremec's T-56 Magnum Six Speed Manual Gearbox

    Modified Mustangs & Fords July 10 2010 Tremec's New Magnum Six-Speed Will Separate Your Classic Ford From The Rest Of The Herd
  • Terminator Tremec's T-56 New Six-Speed Transmission Upgrade

    5.0 Mustang & Super Fords Sept. 1 2009 Tremec's New T-56 Magnum Is Ready To Make Stronger, Smoother Music In Your 'Stang
  • Full installation tutorial of a T5 into a '65 GT350 Clone.

    Check out the November 2011 issue of Mustang Monthly for a full installation tutorial of a T5 into a '65 GT350 Clone.
  • Modern Driveline Overdrive Transmission Install - Maximum Overdrive

    The June 2008 edition of Mustang and Fords features Modern Driveline's T5 conversion of a '67 Mustang.

    Author and photographer Wayne Cook details the parts and the process to convert a classic Mustang from a 4-speed to a 5-speed overdrive transmission. As Wayne writes "On the other hand, if you believe your Mustang was born to run on the open roads, then the addition of Overdrive will convert your classic Ford from a freeway buzz bomb into a quiet, smooth vehicle that can accomplish a 500-mile day with ease"

  • Installation Article of a T5 into a 1967 Mustang

    The June 2008 edition of Mustang and Fords features a 6 page article detailing Modern Driveline's T5 conversion of a '67 Mustang.

    Author and photographer Wayne Cook details the parts and the process to convert a classic Mustang from a 4-speed to a 5-speed overdrive transmission. As Wayne writes "On the other hand, if you believe your Mustang was born to run on the open roads, then the addition of Overdrive will convert your classic Ford from a freeway buzz bomb into a quiet, smooth vehicle that can accomplish a 500-mile day with ease"

  • 1967 Ford Mustang Engine Swap - Six-To-Eight Engine Swap - Early Mustangs Are Still Affordable

    Carcraft May 2008: Carcraft editors added a T5 to their 67 Mustang as part of a complete engine swap.  In addition to stepping up to a strong small-block, we didn't want to wimp out with an automatic...;
  • Swing Shift - FORD MUSCLE

    Ford Muscle editor Shirag Asaravala follows along with Modern Driveline as they rebuild his T5 transmission with a G-Force gearset upgrade. The revived World Class T5 will be capable of handling 600 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque as a result of the upgrades.
  • Cable Guy - FORD MUSCLE

    Swapping a T5 overdrive manual transmission into an early Mustang or Falcon (or their Mercury cousins) has never been more popular.  Ford Muscle upgraded their 1967 Mustang with a Modern Driveline clutch cable kit.
  • 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback Restored

    Carla Coleman's Father Bought This '65 Fastback Brand-New. She And Husband Jerry Have Rebuilt It Into A Modern Cruiser
  • 1967 Ford Mustang GT Fastback - Clean One-Owner

    Ed Schmidt Never Expected To Keep His 1967 Ford Mustang GT Fastback For 40 Years
  • Pure Vision Grand Touring Camaro TT Debuts at SEMA 2013

    The combination is tuned to produce 1,200 horsepower on pump gas and is linked to a T-56 six-speed trans prepared by Modern Driveline.
  • Preview of Pure Vision’s Twin-Turbo 1972 Camaro

    Responsible for maintaining those cruising speeds is a Nelson Racing Engines twin-turbo 427ci small-block that is the equal to 1,400 thoroughbreds. Those horses are harnessed by a six-speed TREMEC Magnum modified by Modern Driveline.
  • 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback - Jump Back For Jet Black

    Out Of The Relative Quiet Of Oregon's Rogue Valley Comes The Undeniable Roar Of Brute Ford Power