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Seeking info on Ford Country Squire transmissions.
December 21, 2010 2:05 PM   Subscribe

What was the last year that the Ford Country Squire wagon was available with a manual transmission?
posted by jpallan to Travel & Transportation (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
It was most likely in the late 60s but you need to find a copy of the Standard Catalog of American Cars- post war edition for a good answer. I have a copy but I'm away from home for the next couple of weeks. Memail me after january 5th if you still need an answer and I'll look it up for you.
posted by buggzzee23 at 2:39 PM on December 21, 2010


I'm no Ford expert, but I know they were available at least through the third generation (59-66) with a three on the tree or the quite rare four on the floor available by special order. It's entirely possible that some fourth gen (67-68) manuals were special ordered to back up the 428-cu.in. 345 hp V-8 that hemmings mentions here.
posted by Bohemia Mountain at 2:41 PM on December 21, 2010


The Ford Country Squire was based on the Full Size Galaxie/LTD platform. This page indicates that manual transmissions were available up to 1970 but that "the only choice of transmission for 1971 was the Select Shift Cruise-O-Matic three speed automatic transmission"
posted by zombiedance at 2:48 PM on December 21, 2010


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