j41385 wrote:Yes they were used in tons of things,
1980–1986 Ford LTD
1980–1993 Ford Thunderbird
1980–1993 Mercury Cougar
1980–1993 Ford Mustang
1980–1986 Mercury Marquis
1982–1993 Ford Econoline
1983–1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria
1992 Ford Crown Victoria
1983–1992 Mercury Grand Marquis
1982–1993 Ford Bronco
1982-1993 Ford F-150
1981–1992 Lincoln Town Car
1980–1987 Lincoln Continental
1980–1983 Lincoln Mark VI
1984–1992 Lincoln Mark VII
If the Junkyard doesnt know what they pulled the transmission out of, I wouldn't even buy a hubcap from them.
But this is the most important info...
•Try to avoid pre-1988 models without rear-lube enhancement. It is likely that planet bushing damage may have already occurred, mandating expensive new gear-train parts as well as an updated output shaft.
•1992-93 E and F series trucks (those with AOD’s and not E4OD’s) contain the strongest production AOD transmissions. Included is the two-inch wide overdrive band (part of the Motorsport Wide Ratio Kit, which is highly recommended for full-throttle use of overdrive or towing in overdrive) and the now-famous "A" overdrive servo.
•All Thunderbird SC supercharged V-6 transmissions contain the "A" servo (its original application) and the strong H.O. V-8 style clutches but still use the 1.5-inch overdrive band.
•In situations other than those listed above, any 1988 or later V-8 AOD transmission (steer clear of the base V-6 units) should prove adequate for most AOD buildups. Base V-6 AOD units have the weakest "C" servo, and most V-8 units to include the H.O. Mustang have the "B" servo.
Also be aware that in 1991, production began on the AODE which is the computer controlled AOD, and was used from 1991-2004. So there was some overlap in production.
Does any of these fit a 72 pickup with a 429 motor?
I have a c6 in mine & would like to have something
harrysnyder wrote:I'm looking to swap an AOD transmission into my 71 bumpside. I've read on here that the 92-93? AOD's in the Ford trucks and Thunderbird super coupes had the "A" servo and bigger clutch bands, but how do I identify one of these after its been pulled from the vehicle?
fordman wrote:mine is probably a c6 then. it has the ribs all the way down the back of it. but it may be a 80's model C6. i think the bolt holes for the starter are metric. and it has the 385 series bell on it.
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