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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-28-2019, 04:50 AM Thread Starter
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700r4 swap into 61 impala

Does anyone have a list or can make recommendations on parts required?
I will be in the US in 2 weeks time and would really like to pick up the parts.
My understanding is I will need a shift linkage, TV cable for a Edelbrock carb, lock up kit for torque converter and a transmission mount.
I also plan on rebuilding the transmission but there are so many variations on rebuild kits, and recommendations? Thanks
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-28-2019, 04:33 PM
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https://americanpowertrain.com/transmission-kits/

https://www.monstertransmission.com/...E#.XWblwaTtypo

This kit needs a transmission cross-member, and drive shaft

https://www.lategreatchevy.com/full-...1959-1964.html

This kit needs a lot more stuff.

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You might find this discussion helpful. I posted some photos of what I did to put a 700r4 in my 64.
I did eventually make a linkage from the stock powerglide kick-down links to operate the TV cable, so things look perfectly stock up top.

https://www.chevytalk.org/fusionbb/s.../fromsearch/1/

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