Before overdrive automatics and five- and six-speed sticks became common, there was another way to get a tall top cog for highway cruising: a Borg-Warner overdrive behind a three-speed manual transmission. First introduced in ’34 Chryslers and DeSotos, they were subsequently used by most Chrysler. Borg-Warner/Tremec T-5 transmissions from Hemmings Motor News October, 2009 - Jim O'Clair The Borg-Warner T-5 manual transmission is five-speed unit that was used as original equipment by several manufacturers and can be easily adapted into older cars. It is actually a four-speed with an overdrive. Check out schematics for the Borg-Warner overdrive! A Borg-Warner overdrive behind a three-speed manual transmission. Driving a car with overdrive does.
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