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Will a C6 fit in a foxbody?

It will drop right in. It even cleared my big tube headers fine.

I ran a C6 in my 83 Mustang and it was the best transmission I ever had. Prior to that I tried C4's and blew them up regularly. The C6 ran years with ET's in the low 9's in the 1/4 mile.

Mine had all the available Motorsport parts back when I installed it.

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Where u running a 5.0l? Do I just use my stock crossmember. For sure there was not welding or cutting? Everone else says a BFH.





It will drop right in. It even cleared my big tube headers fine.

I ran a C6 in my 83 Mustang and it was the best transmission I ever had. Prior to that I tried C4's and blew them up regularly. The C6 ran years with ET's in the low 9's in the 1/4 mile.

Mine had all the available Motorsport parts back when I installed it.

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Where u running a 5.0l? Do I just use my stock crossmember. For sure there was not welding or cutting? Everone else says a BFH.
I don't know what Fox Body they actually dropped a C6 in, but it all fit in mine without a problem. I used the Motorsport adjustable cross member on mine. I can't swear the driveshaft was unaltered, but fit was no issue.

My engine was a 351W which has the same mounting as a 302. The headers were big tube headers that were originally fit around a T5 transmission.

I used a TCI shifter because I used a reverse valve body and trans brake.

I also went back to that transmission after trying a Lenco for a while with a really stout 351 SVO block. Never had a fit problem but of course mounting dimensions are all the same.

Although the C6 slowed the car down a bit (about .3 seconds) it lasted years and years of hard abuse. It is still going today with no more than a friction rebuild, almost 20 years later. 5000-6000 RPM hole shots and bottom nine second quarter mile times is tough on a tranny. I had a new powerglide system sitting for years and years waiting for the C6 to fail. It never happened and I never even unwrapped the glide.

If you want to give up a little speed for a trans that will never fail, trick out a C6.

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I'd like to see this ^^^ because every C6 I've seen has contacted the entire length of the transmission up to the floor because of how big it is and major clearancing was needed.

Not discounting it, not in the least, I'd just like to see how it was made to fit. It'd be good to know, with as many who want to convert to C6's.
 

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Well I certainly don't know why it was a problem for you. I didn't have to cut a thing in my 83 GT. There wasn't a lot of extra room, but it certainly didn't require changing any metal around.

Maybe I got lucky. I bought all the parts and trans from D&D Perfromance near Detroit.

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I'd like to see this ^^^ because every C6 I've seen has contacted the entire length of the transmission up to the floor because of how big it is and major clearancing was needed.

Not discounting it, not in the least, I'd just like to see how it was made to fit. It'd be good to know, with as many who want to convert to C6's.

I with you on this one......

every C6 i have ever seen go into a fox required major surgery and a BFH
 
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