1960 Rambler Custom Auto Transmission Dipstick Needed

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I recently bought a 1960 Rambler Custom with automatic transmission. The dipstick for checking the AT fluid level is missing. Any ideas where I might get one?
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The Borg-Warner transmission used in these models is the same one being used by Ford at the time.  I would guess that an early Falcon or Galaxie might use the same stick and should be easier to locate than an AMC piece.
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Let me look on my '62 Classic. It has the BW automatic and I'll see what shape it's in. I'm, eventually, removing the entire drivetrain for a 4.0L/open driveline set up and won't need the old parts. Does your car have the 196 engine or is it a V8? If it's a V8, I don't think it will work (my Classic had the 196 OHV engine).

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Mine has the 196. Thanks.
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I did look at the dipstick on my Classic. It has surface rust but will clean up nicely. I'll snap a picture of it for you.

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Ok here's the dipstick photos. It should work for your car no problem.



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the filler tube on my 1960 Custom looks quite different. It runs downward at maybe a 75 degree angle running straight toward the rear of teh car for about 12 to 14 inches. Do
you think your dipstick would fit?

Many thanks!
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jjdaniel said

the filler tube on my 1960 Custom looks quite different. It runs downward at maybe a 75 degree angle running straight toward the rear of teh car for about 12 to 14 inches. Do
you think your dipstick would fit?

Many thanks!

Just measure the lengths from cap to tip and the graduation marks could be measured also. Dipsticks bend quite nicely and will follow the tube.
David

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jjdaniel said

the filler tube on my 1960 Custom looks quite different. It runs downward at maybe a 75 degree angle running straight toward the rear of teh car for about 12 to 14 inches. Do
you think your dipstick would fit?

Many thanks!

I don't know. There's only one way to find out unfortunately. If you want to try it, PM me and we'll figure something out. Be patient with me too. I'm having internet problems and can only get online every once and awhile.

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Hey, jjdaniels, it will be $18.60 total for the dipstick and shipping. Send me a personal message if you want it.

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I'd very much like it. Should I send you a check or do you have the ability to take other forms of payment? Whatever you prefer.

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Hey, I got your paypal payment. I will try to get it mailed out Monday but I may not have a chance because I have jury duty. If not Monday then Tuesday if I don't have to show back up at the court house. I'll let you know when it's in the mail.

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The dipstick is on the way. Should be there thursday.

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