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4R55E to 5R55E swap

tricked94camaro

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1996 4Dr XLT 4.0
i have a 1996 explorer with the 4R55E tranny. i was wondering what it will take to put in a 5R55E tranny. will it be a direct bolt in or will i need to do some adjustments? is the bellhousing pattern the same? one more thing, the 4r is 4 speed auto and the 5r is 5 speed auto. problem?
 


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jimbo74

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physically it should bolt in... but hte tranny is computer controlled, your current computer will not work
 




tricked94camaro

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what if i were to take a computer out of a explorer that is equipted with the pushrod 4.0 and a 5R55E tranny. would that work?
 








DJRockit69

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'96 ex 5.0 swap 4406 swap
Hey Im honestly thinkin about doing the same thing i did find this that might help us out

http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-34303.html

and the computer question is a good one I have the OHV engine anf the explorer Im thinking about taking the tranny out has an OHV Im going look at wiring harness for the tranny tomarrow if i get time to
 




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