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Old 12-31-2009, 05:48 PM
timstruck timstruck is offline
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i was told any ranger transmission 1988-2000 2.3-2.9-3.0-4.0 was the same and would interchange. ineed 1 for a4.0 engine 5-speed. is this true ?
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Old 02-16-2010, 06:12 PM
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What was it u found out? I am in need of similiar info.
Thankyou for any help.
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:46 AM
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The 2.9 and 4.0 transmissions share the same bell housing. The difference in the M50D-R1 manual transmission on the 2.9 and 4.0 is the 2.9 M50D-R1 has a lower first gear than the 4.0 version.

The 2.3 and the 3.0 each have their own bell housing that won't interchange with any other engine.
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