Rod used for locking the 4 speed manual transmission in "Reverse". Connects to the lower tab of the steering column and the reverse control transmission lever shift arm. Prevents the transmission from shifting out of reverse when the ignition key is removed. Rod is about 13 inches long and was originally marked with a green paint mark.
The 4 speed manual transmission, could not be ordered on the 351-2V engines. Only 351-4V's and 429CJ's in 1971, and 351CJ's (Q code) in both 1972 and 1973.
Transmission code "5" or 6"" on your door data tag.
Replaces Ford part number D1ZA-7E330-DA.
*Trivia - 1971 was the last year for the chromed Hurst flat bar shift lever. 1972 - 1973 used a round chromed Hurst shift lever.