I wouldnt say that combo would be good for spinning them off the line, the truck did cruise well and would pull up a grade without downshifting no problem. Synchronized in 2nd,3rd, and 4th, with 1st and reverse non-synchronized. No matter the job, your 1986 Ford F-150 demands trusted brand parts and products to keep it running. An easy way to identify this unit is by the cooling lines mounted to the case as found in automatic transmissions. Produced in 2 and 4 wheel drive versions. Used in 1978-84 Ford light duty pickups and vans. Id tags are mounted on the left side of the main case.
Buying a used 1986 Ford F-150 Pickup transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. A unique feature of this unit is an internal oil pump driven off the front of the countershaft that circulates the lube to a trans cooler. The only problem would be you would have to fabricate motor mounts and probably a transmission cross member and I think it weighs around 1000 pounds. Any years to looks for, someone said they fixed a synchro problem in the later years. Aluminum case, extension housing, and shift cover, with integral bell housing. In 1999 the case was changed for 4. Check also our 1986 Ford F-150 Pickup manual transmission catalog.
Not really looking for a hot rod. I want to replace the 302 with a 460 that i have from a 72 Lincoln Continental. But wait--you have an F250, correct? Similar in appearance to the Ford top loader transmission but has overdrive 4th gear. There are a lot of them out there and some go pretty cheap. The Super duty model has a mechanical park brake assembly mounted to the extension housing.
The case is very similar to earlier style units with case length shorter on 4. I'm planning to put alot of work into fixing up this truck but can't spend cash on brand new high dollar fancy parts. I'm looking for a tranny that is readily available, like stuff I can pull out of older trucks. Case casting number is 1301. The bell housing is integral to the case.
Maybe I might have to save up for a Tremec or decide on a different engine. Great care should be taken to properly identify the unit you are working on as both the S542 and S547 appear to be the same and with the great variety of ratios available, it is easy to order the wrong parts. Maybe you just need a couple of Manual Transmissions products or parts. If you could find an old Dodge truck with that combination you would have all you needed. The T19 has a single step reverse idler gear while the T18 has a 2 step reverse idler.
In 1996 case is changed to accommodate modular motor 4. F-150 1988-Up M5R2 Mazda built 5 speed fully synchronized transmission found in 1988 to present Ford F150 series trucks and full size Broncos. But a strong pulling truck to pull my car trailer. Synchronized in all forward gears, with top loaded cast iron case. Shop online and have your products shipped direct to your door, or pick up at the nearest Advance Auto Parts location today! They use to have rebuilt trans on the site, but I have not seen one for quite a while. Shifter is mounted to small shift cover on top of unit. I think that they will marry up but not sure about performance and power.
There is also a passenger car version of this unit with lighter duty bearings and gear ratios. Manual Transmissions products are only as good as their brand. Case casting number is 1309. Truck Years Type Description F-100 1956-1973 Borg Warner T-18 Top loaded heavy-duty 4-speed transmission with cast iron case and shift cover. This unit was produced for cars also but with lighter duty bearings and gear train.
I have a similar situation as F250Racer. Three shift rails mounted to the left side of case. We sell only high quality used Ford F-150 Pickup automatic transmissions, with 1-3 years warranty and free shipping. You would have a lots of power and good gas mileage. I really want at least a 5spd, I'd like to be able to cruise at 80 as well able be able to spin the tires alittle off the line. The unit weighs in at 230 lbs.