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Offline Wes78

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Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« on: January 10, 2011, 10:38:36 PM »
Unable to locate a repro rod that will fit, could someone possibly give me the correct length so I could fabricate one? The only one I've found is for a 70-74 muncie which measures 21" and is way to long.Thanks :)

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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2011, 11:06:16 AM »
I was looking for this a few years ago and when i did find one it was at an outrageous price so I just installed a switch
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2011, 07:59:07 PM »
Justin, is yours a four speed and where did you install a switch? What I'm trying to find is the measurement of the rod from bellcrank back to the reverse linkage and possibly a pic. The only part i'm missing is the lower rod. Thanks, Wes...

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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2011, 08:08:16 PM »
I think I have some.  I'll check.  BRB. 
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2011, 10:40:34 AM »
Yes it is a 4 speed. I think I got my switch off Jegs or summit. It has a bracket and instruction for it. Really simple. Mounts down at the linkage. Maybe Doug has the rod for you though.
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2011, 11:37:50 AM »
not to buy.  but can get you the info as soon as I find them. 
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2011, 04:15:53 PM »
4speed, any luck on finding pictures and measurements of the lower lockout rod for a 78 with a  borg warnerst-10 ?....Thanks,wes. ::)

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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2011, 04:47:22 PM »
llester3@woh.rr.com    is my email . send me an email and ill reply to it with the pics. 
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2011, 05:52:07 PM »
If this is the rod your talking about, for the column lock and back up lights. It is about 16 3/4" long. Center pin to center pin. It is hard to measure because the rod has a bend in it. hope this helps. Sorry for the crappy pics. not alot of room under there.



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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2011, 06:36:14 PM »
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2011, 07:13:07 PM »
Dude, Not to be a smart a** , but I think your showing him  a pic of a clutch pedal to Z bar rod. Or am I just having one of my brain farts again?  :)
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2011, 07:39:11 PM »
well not really sure. without looking at my car.  in your 1st pic you show the brackets.  I have that too, and the rods were attached to it whenI got it.   I was going to install them if I ever get rid of my headers.

I guess I need to take a look see at my setup.
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2011, 08:45:38 PM »
Thanks for info an pics guys. kc79ta that gives me a good starting point to modify the one I bought. It turns out it was for a muncie and at 21inches is way to long. since i can't find a repoduction for the borg warner I,ll try to section and weld this one. Thanks.....

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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2011, 12:06:04 PM »
You should have a little give one way or the other, because the top rod is adjustable.

Hey 4Speed, I dug out my spare clutch pedal rod and it looks and measure the same as the one in your pic.
The end with the stamped tangs is what holds the firewall boot to the rod.
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Re: Lower lockout rod for 78 Borg-T10
« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2011, 12:13:16 PM »
OK , thanks... I did find the rod in question last night. 

going to delete the pics to make room on my photo bucket. 
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