How To Rebuild And Modify Ford C4 And C6 Automatic Transmissions by George ReidHow To Rebuild And Modify Ford C4 And C6 Automatic Transmissions by George Reid

How To Rebuild And Modify Ford C4 And C6 Automatic Transmissions

byGeorge Reid

Paperback | April 18, 2012

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The Ford C4 and C6 automatic transmissions have been equipped in millions of production rear-wheel drive cars and trucks since they were introduced in the 1960s (C4 in 1964, C6 in 1966). They remained in production deep into the 1980s, when overdrive-equipped transmissions finally eclipsed them. However, the C4 and C6 remain incredibly popular with enthusiasts, racers, and restorers alike due to their simplicity, strength, and low cost.

Rebuilding either of these transmissions isn't overly difficult, but does require care, some specialized tools, and proper procedure to be followed closely. InHow to Rebuild and Modify Ford C4 and C6 Automatic Transmissions, author George Reid walks readers through the process step-by-step, from removing the transmission from the vehicle, to complete disassembly and cleaning, to careful reassembly, to proper re-installation and road testing. In addition, if the transmission will be used in a high-performance or competition situation, the author includes the various steps required to bolster the unit's strength, using commonly available aftermarket components.

Each chapter contains special notes, sidebars, and technical tips to assist the reader at every step in the process. Some refer to safety, others to time-saving advice, and others to small modifications that may aid long-term durability or help the builder tailor the shift firmness. The author's extensive research and experience with these popular transmissions has resulted in a well-rounded full-color technical guide to their revitalization.

George Reid has been a Ford enthusiast for more than 30 years. He enjoys restoring and building Fords. George has written a number of books for CarTech.
Title:How To Rebuild And Modify Ford C4 And C6 Automatic TransmissionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.38 inPublished:April 18, 2012Publisher:CartechLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1934709824

ISBN - 13:9781934709825

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Table of Contents


What is a Workbench© Book? 

Chapter 1: History and Facts 
The C4 
The C5 
The C6 
How to Read Ford Part and Casting Numbers 

Chapter 2: Getting Started 
Safety Equipment 
A Place to Work 
Tools of the Trade 

Chapter 3: Disassembly 
C4 Disassembly 
C6 Teardown Notebook 
C6 Disassembly 

Chapter 4: C4 Cruise-O-Matic/Select-Shift 
C4 Identification 
C4 Operation 
Building a Better C4 
Intermediate Servo 
Front Pump 
Valve Body 
Throttle Valve Operation 
Building the C4 
More for Your C4

Chapter 5: C4 Shift Kits 

Chapter 6: C6 Select-Shif
C6 Operation 
Throttle Valve Operation 
Intermediate Servo and Apply Levers 
Front Pump 
Valve Body 
Building Tips 
Building the C6 

Chapter 7: C6 Shift Kits
Installing a TCI Trans-Scat 

Chapter 8: Torque Converters 
A Bit of History 
Torque Converter Function 
Choosing a Torque Converter 

Chapter 9: Removal and Installation 




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