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  1. 2.3L ('83-'97) 2.3 and trans options

    Hi all, first off i apologize if these questions are answered in here already. Ive never used forms before, and there is a ton of info in here and on the site, good work. A little overwhelming at times. Anyways my questions. Background story first. I do not have a ranger but am looking...
  2. plaligraphy

    A4LD Port plug question?

    What is this plug right above the shift linkage for? Could i possibly use it for my trans temp gauge? Thank you 90’ Ranger A4LD
  3. plaligraphy

    A4LD Transmission temp gauge

    How would i hook up the sender for my autometer trans temp gauge without having to drill a hole in the stamped pan, i don’t trust that it won’t leak. 90’ Ranger A4LD
  4. JMF661

    A4LD Transmission fluid type, brand, ect.

    Hello all. I have a 1994 Ranger 4.0 OHV 4x4 with the A4LD transmission. I have recently picked up the truck as a little side project/money pit. I am looking to do a full fluid and filter service on the transmission and transfer case. I am led to understand using some full synthetic mercon fluids...
  5. A4LD to M5OD swap?

    Hello! I'm pretty new here, so I hope I'm posting in the correct thread. TLDR: A4ld went out, want to find a M5OD to swap in. Skip to the "CONCLUSION" if you don't want the full story. I was given a 1990 Bronco II by my Grandpa, it's sort of been a family vehicle for a long time. I drove it...
  6. Just got a Bronco II

    Hi! I'm new here. My Grandpa is giving me a 1990 Bronco II, 2.9 with the A4LD auto. The trans has been rebuild in the past, but the engine is stock. Of course it's a 5 digit odometer, but according to my Grandpa it's spun around twice, putting it at around 266k miles. Just wondering of you guys...
  7. Pix3L8

    Transfer case question/issue

    Hi guys, I made a thread about this a while back when I was less informed about the problem I am currently dealing with, ill try to explain this better. So here's the issue, I have an M5OD transmission out of my old Ranger and I want to put it into my Bronco II. the Bronco has an a4ld trans...
  8. 94 a4ld leak that disappeared

    Hi. I was given a 94 B4000 with less than 50K on it. It had been sitting for a long time and the thing wasn't shifting right, but I saw it improving the more I drove it. I finally felt comfortable enough to pull the Boy Scout Trailer, which is a 12 foot single axle enclosed trailer. Not the...
  9. '94 4x4 - Good idea to swap A4LD to M5R1?

    I have a 1994 Ranger 4.0L 4x4 with 170k on it and the A4LD transmission (also has 6" lift, 4.56 gears, and 33s for what it's worth). Runs fine, no problems, but it has high miles and I am thinking of the future. I've read the tech articles on swapping in a manual. I am not a gearhead and will...
  10. Conversion to 4.0 Transmission Question

    Im trying to convert my 89 2.9l Auto ranger to the 4.0. I have a motor out of a 1990 with wire harness and ECU. As of rightnow having issues tracking down a good transmission out of a 4.0 ranger. So my question is can i keep my 89 auto transmission and just get it rebuilt with stronger parts to...
  11. spark plug

    leaky Trans line/fitting

    I have a new radiator in My 91 explorer and had noticed that the transmission line/fitting was leaking on the top I re tightened it both the fitting and line but it still wants to seep I don't dare tighten it anymore don't wanna wreck the new radiator I put high tack on the lines and fittings...
  12. 1991 Ranger XLT with A4LD

    I'm doing a transmission swap from A4LD to A4LD. The new transmission doesn't have the lower part of the dipstick tube and I can't get the lower part out of the old transmission. Any ideas on how to get it out. I've tried heat and penetrating oil. I can't find a replacement anywhere. I would...
  13. M5od?

    I have an 89 B2 with a 4.0L and an A4LD. Which manual transmission would be easiest in terms of fabrication to swap in?
  14. Hard/Delayed 1-2 shift help

    Hey guys, my 1989 ranger with a 1991 3.0 engine and tranny( A4LD ) is having problems! The 1-2 shift is hesitant and hard! The more throttle I give it, the longer it'll take before it shifts. It's gotten all the way to 5K rpms before. I usually have to get up about 20 mph( around 3K rpm) then...
  15. 3.0 A4LD 1-2 hard shifting

    Hello all, I have a few questions about my '89 ranger with a swapped '91 3L engine and tranny. I'm only 16, so I've recently started towing a trailer with a mower on it around town trying to make some money. Here recently the 1-2 shift has become bad! It wants to hesitate to shift and get real...
  16. Any Alabamians Need 2.9s?

    I know not many people keep 'em, but does anyone in Alabama want a 1989 2.9L from a B2? I did the 4.0 and the truck came with two 2.9s. The two engines, i could sell as a pair, because i have no idea if they work. I also have the engine harness for one 2.9. There is also a busted A4LD if anyone...
  17. Too Cool Ranger 4.0 Engine.......................

    Last summer was extremely hot, normal 15 mile trips to and from work, so I added an additional automatic transmission cooler next to the factory cooler. It helped some, not sure exactly how much. It did not hurt anything. I don't want to kill the second A4LD transmission. I know heat will hurt...
  18. A4LD Diagnosis

    I am wondering if my 87 ranger 4x4 A4LD is savable with a valve body rebuild. I just picked up this truck cheap knowing it had problems. I will try to say as much as I know about it. Clock shows 26k miles so i assume 126k. old township truck Park- works, I can rev engine reverse- Does not move...
  19. A4ld needs work . Help!

    So my 91 ranger 4.0 a4ld has not been holding trans fluid. There appears to be no dripping and the truck blows more smoke than usual. This makes me believe its the trans vaccum modulator which I have read is a common problem with these. Is that most likely what it needs or could it be something...
  20. Paint Options and other questions

    First, a local shop is having a deal for $270 base price paint jobs, so I'm rushing to earn the money and get my BII running, so now i have a possible issue: either way, I will black out the truck, so should I do gloss or satin? My friend's dad is taking his '70s Suburban to be painted OD Satin...


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