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Old 01-20-2013, 02:23 PM
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5 speed trans in 4.6L V8 f150

Ok, so I am thinking about purchasing a '97 F150 4x4 with a 4.6L V8 motor. It has a 5 speed trans in it. Would a 5.0 motor fit that transmission? Or would I have to buy another trans as well? I would LOVE to have a F150 pickup with a 5 speed 4x4, but they are impossible to find in a V8.
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:52 PM
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5 speed for v6 fits 5.0 windsor and 5 speed for 4.6 has a different bell housing. Stock 5 speed is a Mazda M5OD and isn't going to hold up to high power etc.
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:55 PM
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That's what I was afraid of. Grrr. May as well find a 5.0 truck that already is stock 5 speed. Could be looking awhile, haven't seen any around here where I live.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:46 PM
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You will only find a 5.0 in a 1996 or older truck. What's wrong with a 4.6? It has more power than a stock 5.0 and it's a very reliable engine.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:36 PM
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^what he said. Heck, i beat a kid in a race with my 4.6, and he had a 5.8. he had me off the line, i caught and beat him by a truck length.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:18 PM
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Yeah, I know the 4.6's are great engines, but I still like the 5.0s I am possibly buying a 1985 F150 5.0 with a 5 speed and 4x4.
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:06 AM
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You might find that the 5 speed in the 85 won't hold up either. Specially if you pump up the power.....
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