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Old April 17th, 2007, 11:36 PM   #1
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well i think i blew my 4 speed aod on my 86 bronco fullsize and i need some info on how to swap a manual trans in, if it is possible, what year and model trucks i can get parts. have any of you done this swap. thanks in advance guys.
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Old April 18th, 2007, 01:21 PM   #2
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well i think i blew my 4 speed aod on my 86 bronco fullsize and i need some info on how to swap a manual trans in, if it is possible, what year and model trucks i can get parts. have any of you done this swap. thanks in advance guys.
Yes, it's possible - find a bronco with the same motor/manual drivetrain in it that you've got, and you're good to go. Or, if you're really technically inclined and have some bucks to spend you can get a custom adapter that'll mate just about any trans you want to the motor - same thing with a T-Case.....obviously though going that route will cost the most and require alot of custom fab/new D-shafts.

This past summer I swapped from an auto to a stick in my ranger - it honestly wasn't that bad. Took some time though - the biggest bitch for me was running the clutch line from the master to the trans as it's a special line from ford.
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I'd find an old bronco/F150 with a NP435 and NP208 combo. Both very strong and you shouldnt have ANY problems finding one!!
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well i dont think im goin down that road any more, some guys at a trans shop are thinkin its my t-case so i guess im gonne R&R that. what year can i pull a T-case so that it mates to a (C6?) 3speed w/ OD from a 302v8 (1986)
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after further inspection it seems all the fluid leaked out of my rear end. and well....thats all she wrote. so now i believe i need to drop my rear axel. bummer. what kind of gears are out there for bronco's. if im pullin it all out i might as well upgrade right?
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All kinds of gears. What gears do you have now? You'll have to swap both front and rear gears and you probably already know but you do just incase you didn't know you do now.
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