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catalina61
    
later transmission for a 61 catalina 2dr coupe
i bought a 1961 catalina to restore. there was no motor or trans in the car.it came with a 389 auto. my question is will a later yr motor and trans bolt up to the car with out making any modifications to the cross member or drive shaft length? i have a 1966 389 with a turbo 400 trans. thanks alot.
posted: June 28, 2010
 
    
 
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dman
    
The 389 will drop right in, the 400 tranny however will not fit (nicely), you would need to modify your firewall a bit, its not much however. Linkage would also need to be modified. I think Ames makes a kit. Driveline, I am not sure?
posted:  February 2, 2012
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