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T-5 5-Speed Articles

Articles about the T-5 5-speed. Whether it's about the older models or the newer T-5z aftermarket transmission, you will learn about it here.

  • Install A 1971-73 Mustang/Cougar Five-Speed

    Follow this pictorial on how to install a T5 transmission into a 1971-73 Mustang or Cougar.
  • New Product - MDL Front Shift T5 Tailhousing

    Early (mid-1960's and earlier) cars and street rods with their short wheel bases benefit greatly when the shifter is positioned forward from the standard position offered by the T5 overdrive transmission. This new product greatly simplifies the installation of a T5 into these cars and positions the shifter where it belongs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 5 speed Conversion How-to swap

    Details about how to swap from an automatic to a T5 or TREMEC TKO, or swap a four speed to a T5 or TKO.  Whether your project is converting a Classic Mustang, Cougar, Falcon, or building a Hot Rod, information you need can be found here.
  • T-5 History

    Not all transmissions were created equal.  And this is especially true with T5's.  The T5 History page describes the many variations between the years and the applications.  Have a transmission already, but don't know the specifications?  The Transmission Specification page will help you.  You may find the transmission you were planning to use does not meet the torque requirements of your new engine.
  • .80 T5 5th Gear Set

    Are you Road Racing with a T5? Or just need a higher 5th gear?  We have a solution with our 1:.80 5th gear.
  • How-To - Install a T5 5-speed behind a Ford small block

    Installing a TREMEC T-5 in place of an automatic, behind a small block Ford is relatively straight forward. Using many of the same components and concepts as used in Fox body Mustangs in the '80's and '90's simplifies the process
  • TREMEC T-5

    The T-5 five-speed transmission was developed for a broad range of vehicle applications from passenger car to compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) requirements.
  • How-To - Classic Mustang Five Speed Transmission Swap

    Swapping a five speed transmission into an early Mustang, Falcon, Cougar, or almost any early Ford could not be any easier these days.
  • Choices when converting Manual Transmission Equipped Cars

    When the car is equipped with a 3 or 4 speed manual transmission, the job is a lot easier than converting from an automatic. There are two ways to install a 5-speed transmission for a stick equipped car.
  • 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.