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Old 02-14-2005, 10:19 PM   #1  
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what year did the stangs came with the 5 speed...my car has a 5 speed but the title says its a 84..did the switch in mid year or ???
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Old 02-14-2005, 10:24 PM   #2  
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i dont think they switched i think they always came w/ a 5-speed at least in 84 and up
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Old 02-15-2005, 12:00 AM   #3  
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83 and up...
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Yep, they switched mid year in 1983.. Also the same time they changed the block a little, put different main seals in it.. Read a little about it at http://www.mustanggt.org
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83 was first year of the t-5 cause i got one ,,,,the 82 had the SROD trans 4 speed junk!
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are the earlier t5 just as storng as the newer ones?
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Old 02-15-2005, 11:19 PM   #7  
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85 best year of the carbureted late model stangs I had 2 of them and still miss them till this day.........
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