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Will the BW 8 Automatic Transmission hook up to my 1960 Jaguar MK IX?

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Will the BW 8 Automatic Transmission hook up to my 1960 Jaguar MK IX? I have an unrepairable DG250 in it now>
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  ASEMaster35yrs replied 7 years ago.

There are too many differences such as shift cable, electrical hook ups etc. to use the BW8. It's not just a matter of bolting up.

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Auto Transmission Application Guide

DG250 Three-Band: XK-140; XK-150; MKVII, VII, and IX; MK I;

MKII 3.4 up to VIN 181428; MKII 3.8 up to VIN 224737; 3.4S to

1B.26240; 3.8S to 1B.80287.


Borg-Warner 8 (cast iron): E-Type series I & II; 420; 420G; 4.2

MK X; XJ-6 Series I to engine 7L.8163.


DG250 1950 - '67

BW8 1968 - '72

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