T87 Borg-Warner Manual Transmission Information and parts
Save money on quality T87 manual transmission parts and rebuild kits. These kits are designed to be professional top of the line overhaul kits. Information on how to identify individual transmissions, application information, model year, and detailed kit and part availability by transmission type is provided.
The Borg Warner transmission covered in this section is the T87, rear wheel drive (RWD), typically used from 1955-72 in Pickup Trucks: The T87 was used by Dodge in: 100, 150, 200, 250, 300, 350, 1500, 2500, 3500 Series Light Truck. Ford utilized the T87 in F-Series Truck, P-Series Van and Full Size Bronco. International Scout, Scout II, Pickup and Travel all's also used the T87 manual transmission.
Two styles of overhaul kits are available depending weather you need syncro rings or not, the contents of the kits are described as follows:
Part Number DTSBKXXX Kits include: Main case bearings, gaskets and seals.
Part Number DTSBKXXXWS Kits include: Main case bearings, gaskets, seals and syncro rings.
You may also want to add new bearing retainer, nuts, dogs & wires, extension housing bushing and small parts kit.
The T87 3spd, RWD or 4WD is easily identified physically by its cast iron, top loaded case with 9-bolt side cover and 6-bolt top cover. Non-synchronized 1st gear with 27 tooth brass synchro rings for 2nd/ 3rd with a four-step cluster gear. Main shaft for 1st/Reverse gear is straight cut.