The 4.0L SOHC engines are mated to a five-speed automatic transmission — the 5R55 — for maximum efficiency. The 5R55 transmission does not have a dipstick and is therefore more reliable. The fill port is located at the bottom of the gearbox pan (see Photo 3).
Will a Tremec t-85-n transmission fit in a Ford 300?
The T-85-N is a direct replacement for the 300, requiring no changes. With some changes, the Tremec T5 five-speed may be converted to work with the 300. Transmission fabrication companies may create adapters for the 300’s 8.5-inch clutch and flywheel, which are available from the manufacturer.
What kind of transmission does a Ford AOD use?
The AOD, AODE, and 4R40W transmissions were adapted from the FMX gearbox and have been designed to be dependable automatics with a small footprint, similar to the FMX transmission.Because the AOD conversion was popular prior to the introduction of the modular engine, parts to install it in a variety of chassis are already available.The 4R70W is a reliable platform in its basic configuration.
What transmission fits in a Ford 300 straight six?
Transmissions with three speeds, such as the T85, T86, T87, and T89, can be used in conjunction with the 300 straight-six engine. Depending on where the transmission came from, the vast majority of them will fit right into the 300 with few alterations. According to Hemmings, three-speed transmissions from non-Ford cars or Ford autos may necessitate some changes to function properly.
What is the gear ratio for a Ford F-150?
The first gear has a gear ratio of 2.53 to 1 or 2.49 to 1, the second gear has a gear ratio of 1.59 to 1, and the third gear has a gear ratio of 1.00 to 1. On trucks, the transmission shafts from automobiles must be replaced with larger ones (half-inch) because of the increased length.