M50D Behind a 4.0


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I was going to check before I leap for once.

I am going to be swapping a 4.0 in to my 2.3 95 ranger 5-speed. I read in the transmission tech section that the 2.3 trans was also put behind the 4.0. My question is, are the trans interchangeable between the two motors?

Thanks on advance
DJ
 


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The m5od has an integral bellhousing and the bolt patterns are different between those engines. Short answer = no. There are m5od's for both engines.
 

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This is a topic that has been covered ad nauseum.
 

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thank you alwaysfloored. Ill do some looking for a M50D with the 4.0 bolt pattern.
 

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For what it's worth, a 2.9 M5OD will also work just fine.
 


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