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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-31-1999, 05:50 AM Thread Starter
 
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I am about to buy a 1978 Bronco Ranger XLT. Beauty of a truck, rusty fenders, big tires and lots of balls.
It has a manual trans. 4 spd. (like they are) how can I tell if its the NP235 or T-14 and does it even matter.
Any opinions or known weaknesses on either would be humbly accepted.

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-31-1999, 09:25 AM
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Re: manual?

As far as I can recall the 14 wasn't installed in the 78's. They only got the NP435 4 speeds or the C6 auto's. The 435 are brutally strong with about a 6:1 granny gear. So unless someone changed it, you should have a NP435.

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