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I have a 1986 ford 5.0 with a 2wd AOD tranny that I plan on swapping into my 83 scrambler in the next couple of months. Any experience out their with the AOD? I want an automatic since I am lazy and don't want to stress my driveline toooo much (I plan on 1 piece rear axles). It will cost about $700 with shipping to get the adapters necessary for the AOD to D300. Any other options that will allow for a strong reliable auto with a strong reliable passenger site transfer case? Thanks

Bakes
83 Scrambler

 
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Bakes, I don't know what all the options are but I recently was on a run and met a guy with the 5.0V8 and AOD in his CJ7. In order
for the front driveshaft to clear the trans he had to rotate the D300 quite a bit so that really hung down. This severly limited clearance
under the Jeep. IMO, this is not a good way to go. You might want to use a C-4 or C-6 auto.

Gary
 
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In addition to clearance problems the AOD is not the most reliable slushbox and it costs a fortune to have one rebuilt. The A4LD doesn't have the clearance issues, but is much weaker and should not even be considered for your swap. I agree with the C-4/C-6 recommendation.

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Thanks. I am leaning away from the AOD and more towards the C6. What transfer cases bolt onto the C-6....Will they be compatible with the passenger side differential or will I be forced to buy an adaptor from advanced adaptors to mate my D300 (if they make such a beast) Thanks

Bakes
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