TH400 without electric kickdown

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  1. PBZ28

    PBZ28 New Member

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    Guess it's a trip to the junk yard! I really like the engine compartment as clean as possible too.
     
  2. GoldenOne7710

    GoldenOne7710 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Good luck. Post up some pics of whichever route you choose.
     
  3. hogg

    hogg Veteran Member

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    just pull it down to 2nd when you wont to pass or down shilf put your foot in it till you wont to shift out to hy
     
  4. brooksman9

    brooksman9 Veteran Member

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    Can you post a pic of what you are looking for. I might have one.
     
  5. Da_Raabi

    Da_Raabi Veteran Member

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    Yup, and I'm pretty sure the switch is the same too. I got an air induction setup off a member here, and when it arrived I realized that the pedal bracket was exactly the same and the switch was IDENTICAL to the one for the TH400 kickdown on my truck.

    I would think you could actually do both with the one switch!
     
  6. camaro71/holland

    camaro71/holland Veteran Member

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    Th400 has a 'protection' for overrevving in Lo. You can bypass this internally in the valve body by reshaping (grinding) one of the lands on a valve.
     
  7. GoldenOne7710

    GoldenOne7710 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Would a '79 have it being that they didn't start air induction hoods until 1980?
     
  8. junkyardZ28find

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    You can also use a 67-72 Chevy truck kickdown setup if you're using a q-jet...that bracket/switch mounts on the two rear carb baseplate mounting bolts.
     
  9. junkyardZ28find

    junkyardZ28find Veteran Member

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    Heres one from a 71 C20 truck I parted out awhile back for reference
     

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  10. Lowend

    Lowend Administrator. .a car, a man, a maraca. Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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