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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-18-2000, 05:28 PM
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Strenth of a 4-speed overdrive transmission

Can a 4 speed overdrive transmission stand big block-Diesel torque?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 05-19-2000, 01:32 PM
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Re: Strenth of a 4-speed overdrive transmission

If it's a stock, straight Ford trans.---no. The two input shafts are too weak for the high torque application. You can get one piece shafts, and better forward clutches to make a good, robust trans.

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Re: Strenth of a 4-speed overdrive transmission

Depends on the transmission. My dad has a F-350 Heavy Duty and it has a automatic overdrive with a 7.3 Turbo big block diesel. I am pretty sure it is a E40D, but I am sure it is not the one you would find in a Bronco.

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