Adapt your 1949-1953 ford flathead v8 engine to a modern ford aod automatic overdrive transmission so you can keep those stump-pulling low rear end gears, while still maintaining engine life and gas mileage. Adapting ford style transmissions to gm engines no adapter for the gm engine bellhousing to the ford transmission is required with a few simple and cost-saving modifications, 1966 and newer ford t18 and ford np435 transmissions can be used with most gm bellhousings, including full-circle or open-bottom types. Standing for automatic overdrive, the aod is an automatic four-speed transmission that appears in a variety of ford, lincoln, and mercury cars, trucks, and vans produced in the 1980s and 1990s it also works retroactively in cars from the 1960s and 1970s that originally contained ford c-4 transmissions. Best brands repair manuals auto, marine, motorcycle & atv manuals chilton, haynes, atsg, factory and more.
We take a ford transmission from a vintage mustang and go over the steps of how to swap it out with an overdrive, in addition to converting an automatic transmission to a manual transmission. The aod (automatic overdrive) is a four-speed automatic transmission with overdriveintroduced in 1980, it was ford's first four-speed automatic overdrive transmission the gearset design is based on the ford x automatic transmissions used during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s the aod replaced many of ford's older transmissions such as the c4, c5, and light duty applications of the fmx. Patc ford performance transmissions, c4, c6, aod, 4r70w, e4od, 4r100, 5r110w, 6r80 and others patc builds ford performance transmissions in many levels patc is on the cutting edge of performance rear wheel drive american transmission development. Conversion kits from patc, over 50 to choose from, aod, 4l80e, 518 and more 1965 to 1973 mustang aod conversion kit | aod throttle valve cable adjustment instructions rated 500 out of 5 adapter to install an aod transmission on a ford y-block motor $ 95000 add to cart adapter, 700r4 / 4l60e / 4l80e transmission on an olds, buick or.
Find great deals on ebay for ford aod transmission conversion shop with confidence. Ford style at the speedo end and gm 7/8 at the transmission end although it will cost you more to convert from c6, here is where your c6 leaves you with a nice goodbye gift the c6 cross-member is easy to adapt to your new manual transmission. Here in my part of calif it is weather to wrench, & i have 2 projects, both station wagons with factory v8 & automatics i also have 2 donor cars, a 67 cougar with a 351w & 5 speed, & an unknown year 302 with aod tranny, currently in a 57 ranchero.
Booklet no fmc014 october 1, 2006 po box 247 4320 aerotech center way paso robles, ca 93447 this fourteenth edition of the advance adapters ford engine conversion manual is an accumulation of our experiences and knowledge in performing various types of conversions. Transmission swap comparisons the drawbacks to swapping this transmission into a ford or dodge pickup is the expense transmission - estimated cost for a used transmission with less than 80,000 miles and $500 for shipping, with the exception of the older transmissions such as the 4r100, 5r110, nv4500, and nv5600 these transmissions. The aod came behind small block ford engines and will bolt up to your 289-302-351 engines modifications needed: the cross member will need to be modified and relocated to make up for the 15 longer aod.
After installation of the transmission and convertor is complete, pour (4-5) quarts of transmission fluid into the transmission then place transmission into neutral, start engine, and quickly add transmission fluid until it reaches the full mark (pan rail level on most applications) on the dipstick. Conversion from automatic to 5-speed manual transmission by: kenneth m roberts, esq preparation for conversion this manual was developed as a result of my experiences converting my 1993 thunderbird 50 liter v-8 vehicle from automatic over drive (aod) to a borg warner t-5 5-speed manual transmission. Aod to t5: a 12 step program september 17, my original plans in writing this article were to make it a very complete aod to t5 swap guide but that was before i found this site not wanting to recreate the wheel, the focus is on the particular issues i faced, along with an overview of the swap aod to t-5 transmission swap – do i. Engine to transmission adapters wilcap po box box 763 pismo beach ca 93448 (805) 481-7639 fax 343-5000 we offer more than 70 different adapters and we have several hundred different engines and transmissions in our cad library.
Transmission: aode & 4r70w (e = electronic, w = wide ratio) 4 speed automatic with overdrive: sources: these were replacements to the older aod the aode was available in 1992-1995 as a brief precursor to the 4r70w. The ford aod transmission from hemmings motor news may, 2009 - jim o'clair ford used the cruise-o-matic c-4 transmission for almost 20 years behind six-cylinder and small v-8 engines in literally millions of production cars this three-speed workhorse was replaced in 1982 by the light-duty c-5 transmission, which was discontinued in 1986.
Aod conversion kits, complete conversions to restore mustangs aod conversion kits and accessories there are 15 products 1964-1973 aod conversions kits, everything need to complete your mustang ao d conversion. 1965-1966 mustang aod conversion kit this kit makes it easy to convert your 289/302/351w/ engine from a c4 or c6 transmission to an aod automatic overdrive transmission kit includes: cross-member, trans-mount insulator, slip yoke, kick-down cable, flex plate, aod shift linkage. The c4 to aod transmission swap by dan jones over the 1994 christmas holiday, i replaced the c4 automatic in my mother's 1971 mustang convertible with an aod the main reason for the transmission swap was to gain the benefits of the aod's 0675:1 overdrive gear (lower cruise rpm and increased mpg.