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Topic: Re: Ford TW 25 gear and brakes.
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RodInNS

11-08-2014 06:29:14
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The internal brake pistons are somewhat known to leak on those things... If you post on the Ford board and ask for Bern he can probably fill you in on any details you want to know about a TW...
In terms of shifting... the Ford 8 speed transmission was always known as the 'crash box'. It's hard to get a clean down shift but they usually shift up fairly decently. I would suggest you try shifting it down at low-mid engine speed and double clutch... by that I mean clutch, pull it out of gear, then release the clutch and rev the engine up at the same time, then clutch again and cram it back in gear. It's still going to grind a bit..

Rod

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