Choosing a Ford Flywheel

Car building has experienced a wide variety of engine combinations and changes in design in the past few decades. The choices between big blocks, small blocks, Flathead, Cleveland, Windsor, Y blocks, FE, MEL,… it can be a little overwhelming sometimes, but typically we know what we like and will go with what we know.. Regardless…

Choosing a GM Flywheel

Car building has experienced a wide variety of engine combinations and changes in design in the past few decades. The choices between big blocks, small blocks, LS, LT… it can be a little overwhelming sometimes, but typically we know what we like and will go with what we know.. Regardless of which you choose, it’s…

Mustang II, A return to concept

The second-generation Ford Mustang, marketed as the Ford Mustang II, is a two- or three-door, four-passenger, front-engine/rear-drive pony car manufactured and marketed by Ford from 1973 to 1978. Introduced in September 1973 for the model year 1974, the Mustang II arrived roughly coincident with the oil embargo of 1973 and subsequent fuel shortages.[3] It arrived 490 pounds lighter and almost 19 inches…

Tremec TR 3550

The TR-3550 five-speed overdrive transmission was developed to provide great torque capacity and is ideal for specialty sports cars equipped with high torque engines. The 3550 was both a product and a product line.  The product line encompassed the 3550 and TKO models. Each model had two versions,  one being a 0.68 overdrive and the…

TREMEC TR-3650

The TR-3650 five-speed overdrive transmission was developed using state-of-the-art technology and is designed for a wide range of cars and compact utility vehicles.  Currently, the TREMEC TR-3650 is used in the Ford Mustang GT and the BA Falcon.  It was first introduced in 2001 as a replacement for the T-45 five speed.  Produced from 2001-2004…

Proper Bellhousing Alignment/Indexing

Prevent Unnecessary Power Loss and Wear & Tear With accurate installation Here’s something most home garage enthusiasts never think about — proper bellhousing alignment and indexing. Admit it — have you ever performed a bellhousing alignment? Very few of us have or know anything about this subject. We address this issue at Modern Driveline because…