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#2461011 - 03/04/18 03:06 PM A&A 727 trans. blanket
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Registered: 06/07/15
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Loc: Wisconsin
Has anyone used a trans. blanket from A&A? Was wondering how well it fit, and who makes it for them? It's going in a '67 b body.

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#2461415 - 03/05/18 09:31 AM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: StageIII]
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Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 2515
Loc: Connecticut
I like my blanket. It wasn’t A&A. I think it was RCI. Fit fine, but the shift and kick down linkages can be an issue. I made a small guard to hold the blanket off the levers.
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#2461419 - 03/05/18 09:34 AM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: StageIII]
340Cuda Offline
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Registered: 04/04/03
Posts: 2068
Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Does anyone recertify blankets or do you just have to throw them away every two years?

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#2461436 - 03/05/18 09:58 AM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: 340Cuda]
SportF Offline
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Registered: 01/08/08
Posts: 837
Loc: Minn
Originally Posted By 340Cuda
Does anyone recertify blankets or do you just have to throw them away every two years?


Do they "expire"?

Also, to avoid linkage issues, wrap the blanket around the torsion bar. You may need a strap, bolted to the dust cover, to keep it off the headers. But this is the best way to install a blanket.


Edited by SportF (03/05/18 10:00 AM)

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#2461442 - 03/05/18 10:12 AM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: StageIII]
340Cuda Offline
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Registered: 04/04/03
Posts: 2068
Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Yes the SFI certification is only good for two years on blankets, five years on rigid shields.

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#2461745 - 03/05/18 08:17 PM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: StageIII]
wyoming Offline
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Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 2052
Loc: Fancy Farm Ky
I ran a A&A blanket back a few years ago, good heavy duty blanket at that time, dont know if they still have the same source. Had really nice strap and clip arangment
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#2476241 - 04/02/18 04:52 PM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: StageIII]
RHB Offline
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Registered: 10/24/17
Posts: 8
Loc: NE. Ohio, USA
If your running fender well headers robinhoodblankets.com has the complete solution. They are also working on under chassis headers blankets and one for the 727 push button transmission.

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#2476694 - 04/03/18 09:20 AM Re: A&A 727 trans. blanket [Re: 340Cuda]
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Registered: 04/04/03
Posts: 2068
Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Originally Posted By 340Cuda
Yes the SFI certification is only good for two years on blankets, five years on rigid shields.

I have since learned that Stroud Safety will recertify their blankets. I don't know about other companies but I know not all will do this.

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