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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    Yeah, that pins is a pain in the ass. i used needle nose vise-grips and wobbled back and forth until it broke free. be carefull it will break easy.btw...installed used trans and it works great!!!
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    4.0 v 2.9 trans difference ?

    also, when i rebuilt the vb using the transgo kit it said nothing about engine size as far as checkball location. i rebuilt as directed.
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    4.0 v 2.9 trans difference ?

    so using my 2.9 vb would solve the checkball issue? and likewise for the tq?
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    need some answers tonight!!!

    answered my own questions-----that search bar is sweet!! (hard work pays off in the future, laziness pays off now!!!)
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    4.0 v 2.9 trans difference ?

    ok, found out the bellhousing is the same. would it be a problem to use my rebuilt vb from my 2.9?
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    need some answers tonight!!!

    oh i almost forgot, it comes with an electronic t-case.are these worth anything? if so who wants it?
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    need some answers tonight!!!

    ok heres the deal, i have an 89 ranger 2.9 2wd. trans is broke, found another a4ld tonight for cheap. but, heres the kicker- its from an 87 4wd bronco 2. what is the difference between 2 and 4x? i pulled the pan on the 87 trans and it has the single sol. vb. can i swap it for the daul sol. vb...
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    4.0 v 2.9 trans difference ?

    just wondering the difference between an a4ld built for a 4.0 and one built for 2.9. heres the deal, im getting a trans off a 4.0 for my 2.9. what exactly needs to be changed? i know theres a valve in the vb thats either high ratio (for 4.0) and low ratio(for 3.0 0r lower) this shouldnt be an...
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    hope it works out for ya. im driving out to glamis tonight to pick up an a4ld for 200 bucks!!!! sweet deal.
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    Trying to find out what my trans issue is

    I put a transgo kit in my vb, followed instructions to firm it up. shifts great.
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    A4ld problems!!!!!!

    if anyone has more input pleez chime in!!! im scratching my head here.
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    A4ld problems!!!!!!

    looks like i have factory sil. i didnt check the sil. with a 12v lead, just assumed they worked. would bad sil. cause this engagement prob.? i rebuilt vb with transgo kit today and still have the problem. or are the clutches just bad as everyone says? the truck shifts alot better now and seems...
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    i used dental picks and pushed out from backside. very tricky, took me like 2 hours to take apart. btw.......just put mine back together, truck still has engagement problem...........totally sucks!! 2 days and 125 bucks for nothing.
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    A4ld problems!!!!!!

    well, maybe its not the filter spring in my case. it says not to use prior to 91, im a 89. i hope its not the drum springs. found some of it on top of sep plate,most inside vb. i dont know? wonder what it is. we will see if vb rebuild fixes my prob. let you know this afternoon.
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    will send tom.
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    me too bro. i know nothing about trans. read stickies asked brook lots of questions. tore into it today, its starting to make sense to me, just fluid movement. cant wait to rebuild the whole thing. only part of a car ive never worked on. cant afford to have a shop do it. they all told me it was...
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    technical service bulletin- note to ford mechanics informing them of a change in parts or procedures
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    did you adjust bands yet?
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    im in san diego so everything is within miles
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    the transgo kit looks like it will solve alot of the problems with the a4. i took mine apart and cleaned it today, gonna put back together in the morning.
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    i started a thread called a4ld problems!!!. you can see what i went through.
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    yeah, i found it on e-bay but didnt want to wait.
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    you might not have it,ive been told it was a tsb put out by ford. the dealer should have it.
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    it should be stuck through the metal seperator plate that you took off with the 3 torx bolts?
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    a4ld valve body ?'s

    i read that sticky like 4 times before i did this. brooklynbay knows his ****, im blown away by his knowledge.
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