Overdrive wanted

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#41
Here's a pic Indian John's setup, with a Ramsey PTO.

There should be plenty of room to have the rear facing linkage for the OD in conjunction with the PTO and the adapter. The adapter is about 6"-7" long.
The Koenig PTO is smaller, and doesn't have the long section between the shifter and the chain drive housing.
Pete
Very nice installation! I would like to see more photos of the PTO remote shifter linkage if possible. Mine is a bit crude by comparison.

You can see what I meant in an earlier post about the leverage on the 4 adapter to OD housing bolts.
 

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#42
That is good stuff. I can handle the adjustment of the engine slightly left. I already have the adapter for the 283 to the T-90. I have already spoken to a friend who runs a 4wd shop, and he says he can change ratios. I have 4:11, so I suppose it will change to 383 or whatever that number is. I am going to let the od go for now, and see what happens. If I have to install an aluminum radiator and electric fans, that will be money well spent to insure running cool, especially since I am adding ac. I have the L6-226 sold, so everything will wash out... probably less than $6k for engine and ac. It costs to play, but better than drugs or alcohol!
 

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#43
This shows how the firewall was cut in my ‘55 to accommodate the SBC.

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It might have fit without cutting, but it would have been extremely tight.

In the front, there’s a wider than stock Mopar radiator bolted in, a mechanical fan with very little clearance, and a manually switched electrical fan in front of the radiator.

You can see the close fit here:

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Firewall not that bad... fresh paint would do wonders for it. Can you do away with mechanical fan and run two electric?
 

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Firewall not that bad... fresh paint would do wonders for it. Can you do away with mechanical fan and run two electric?
Probably could do. Just bought this a few months ago and between weddings, weather and work haven’t really had a chance to do anything with it.
 

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While I am cleaning up my engine compartment, I think I will go ahead and replace the vacuum wipers with electric. I see a bunch of options. Has one particular brand worked the best from responses on the forum? Thanks, Lynn
 

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Herm had PTO adapter for the overdrive three years ago. I bought one. I also have a PTO that comes off the transfer case eliminating the adapter.
What he might mean is there are PTO's that bolt to the bottom of a Spicer 20 transfer case, not the rear cover can't do that on a 20. You,can run a winch off that. I never tried to mate one up to a Spicer 18 though. Maybe with the 18 gears inside a 20? Anybody here seen that done?
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What he might mean is there are PTO's that bolt to the bottom of a Spicer 20 transfer case, not the rear cover can't do that on a 20. You,can run a winch off that. I never tried to mate one up to a Spicer 18 though. Maybe with the 18 gears inside a 20? Anybody here seen that done?
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Years ago (35+) I remember seeing a feature vehicle in Four Wheeler magazine that did some 18 gear swapping in in a 20 case to get a 6 wheel drive stretched CJ.
 

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While I am cleaning up my engine compartment, I think I will go ahead and replace the vacuum wipers with electric. I see a bunch of options. Has one particular brand worked the best from responses on the forum? Thanks, Lynn
I have run the electric replacement wiper motors in the past. They work OK, but you still all of the stock cables and pulleys and the inherent issues. I really like the Specialty Power Windows kit. It is more $$$ and takes a lot more time to install correctly, but you can get 2 speed, delay and washer function. I completely hid mine and kept the vacuum motor in place for esthetics. People can't believe I can get delay with a vacuum motor! :)
 

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I have run the electric replacement wiper motors in the past. They work OK, but you still all of the stock cables and pulleys and the inherent issues. I really like the Specialty Power Windows kit. It is more $$$ and takes a lot more time to install correctly, but you can get 2 speed, delay and washer function. I completely hid mine and kept the vacuum motor in place for esthetics. People can't believe I can get delay with a vacuum motor! :)
Back when mine was running, I'd get wiper delay my pressing on the gas pedal.
 

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Back when mine was running, I'd get wiper delay my pressing on the gas pedal.
I did too until I added a vacuum holding tank. Anyone still running vacuum wipers either lives in the Sahara or has a deep sickness!
 
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