Chee Zee Lab - Netherworld Shanty by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Source: Artist: Firebrand by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Source: Artist: Seven Lives to Live by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Source: Artist:. These transmissions are old enough that finding one with lower than 80,000 miles is very difficult, so the price is a rough average of what is available. I would not recommend using either of those transmissions in stock form behind even a mildly turned up Cummins diesel. The only problem I know I will have to deal with is the drive shafts. Gas versions may have cheaper planetaries and other hard parts in them so don't use one behind a high performance diesel without first sending it to a reputable transmission builder. R2 designated the transmission for heavy lifting compared to the lighter R1 model.
Will a manual transmission out of a 92 Explorer with a 4. I figure if a guy is going to go to the trouble to make the best truck out there, he should probably have the best type of transfer case too. If you are going to shift gears you might as well have plenty to choose from. All the transmissions listed are high level builds, and core charges are added to the price. Transmission Swap Comparisons If you are considering a transmission swap the following comparison information can be very helpful in your decision making. If the two ratios are similar, a higher axle ratio can be used to idealize the drivetrain efficiency. Unfortunately the spacing between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gears is a bit too close for it to be ideal, so it's not much different than the 4R100 as far as gearing goes.
All of these choices would be acceptable. That's what I want to avoid, I don't want to have to change the bellhousing if possible. Gas version 4R100 transmissions have the same basic bolt pattern with two bolts missing at the top as the 5R110- but diesel version 4R100s are totally different. One would expect to see a lower reverse ratio with the low 1st gear as well, but it is not as low as it should be. Aftermarket controls and tuning for automatics can be your worst nightmare if you hate computers and don't get good support, but don't give up on your automatic too easy if you have already invested in it.
No transmission swap worth doing is cheap. If you are building serious power under the hood of an older truck you should add more for a transfer case upgrade swap too. When swapping a newer or older Ford trans be aware that the 5R110 and the 6-speed manual transmissions have a larger output shaft than the 4R100, so your input may need to be changed. The clutch pedal set, slave cylinder and master cylinder. In 1979, Ford acquired a 25-percent stake in Mazda. I sell parts with full tech support to swap these transmissions into Dodges and Fordcummins conversion trucks, so if you are interested read more about it.
Gear ratio data was gathered from reliable public data available on the internet. It also has the second lowest reverse, and double overdrive- which is really nice for freeway cruising. The transfer case cost is based on an estimate of what it would cost to send in your Ford t-case to a custom shop and have a reman hybrid t-case built for you. If you are only interested in information about manual transmission swaps, click to go to that section of this webpage. Trans Swap Cost in Fordcummins Comparison: Just a few definition clarifications on these. Of course nothing is that simple, and there are a few gotchas that you need to consider before swapping.
Don't overlook gear ratios, as how the transmission will work with the rest of your drivetrain is very important when considering the efficiency and power transfer gains a transmission swap can offer. Allison ® 1000 Allison ® 5 speed Ratios 1st - 3. Alright, all this information is very helpful. You may need to re-drill holes in your frame for your transmission crossmember, and some trucks require transmission tunnel modifications, since automatic trucks often have a lower tunnel. Rather than mess with all of that I have decided aftermarket is a better way to do it.
Generally speaking, only a double overdrive transmission will be much better as far as ratios go. Some stand alone options may be better than others, so do your homework. Racers will probably never leave it, for the previous good reasons, and it is easy to find another core if you break one. The partnership was particularly beneficial to Ford during the fuel shortages of the 1970s and a downturn in the economy in the early 1980s. The drawbacks to swapping this transmission into a Ford or Dodge pickup is the expense. I'll let you know how this goes Edited July 10, 2007 by t120r the zf is about 2.
Tuning can help a stock transmission live behind modest performance increases, but clutch upgrades are recommended for anything serious- such as 400 hp. They all use the same circular 6 bolt mounting pattern. Good luck and keep us in the loop with your progress and any obstacles you come to. The tall tire issue is especially tough if you have a ceramic clutch- it will chatter your teeth out starting in second and hop like a rabbit in first. Most manual trans swaps are fairly straightforward, be very careful to do your homework. I'm hoping it's just a situation where I can pull the automatic out remove the flexplate and bolt the flywheel to the crank and marry the bellhousing to the 302. The price for a new torque converter is included in my built transmission estimates.
Custom adapter and flex plates, driveshaft modifications, control system and tuning, and getting the transfer case you want connected if your truck is a 4x4 all adds up to a very significant investment. This auxiliary transmission can help split the gearing to solve the wide ratio gap issue and also help the typically lower overdrive that manuals have. It's just a big pain in the ass actually and it will test your patience. I don't recommend them as an option for a transmission swap, unless your engine will break whatever is behind it anyway and you plan to rebuild or replace your trans after a few race events. The 1992 F-150's five-speed transmission only came with trucks equipped with the 4.
Drive-train is the same as a regular truck. If your truck is geared right and you don't mind shifting gears, manual transmissions are fine, however they do typically have wider ratio spacing that can be very annoying and not so efficient when pulling a heavy load in hilly country. Fourth gear is a joke that Ford played on everyone- it never really gets used unless the control system isn't happy about something, and isn't worth using anyway- 5th is the same as the 4R100 3rd gear and 6th is the same as the 4R100's 4th. No matter what engine you have, these wide ratio changes result in poorer fuel economy, and require the engine to work harder when pulling heavy loads. It also has the desired low range first gear that off-roaders like , while maintaining a 5th gear that allows for you to drive on the highway without you engine over reving. Ask yourself if you really want tire chirping upshifts at 10% throttle and relatively soft shifts at full throttle- I sure don't.