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Old 09-25-2007, 10:14 PM
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Flathead to C4

I have a 49 Shoebox and am considering converting from the three on a tree to a C4 using a Flat-o-Matic kit. I know that Flatattack and Speedway both make kits too. I have heard the Speedway is problematic because of the fit. From the posts I have read, the Flat-o-Matic seems the easiest way to go.

I was curious if anyone that did this conversion had any regrets.

What C4 tranny would you recommend? I am looking for an aftermarket rather than a junkyard piece.

Also, for those of you who did this conversion did you replace the steering column? I would rather have a automatic column shifter than cutting up the floorboard.

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1970 to 1977 C-4 would be a better choice...

the fellows I;ve dealt with liked the Flat O matic setup.

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photo of a C-4 with flat O matic adapter on the trans case.

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