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post #1 of 4 Old 02-06-2012, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
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transmission swap

This isn't a powerstroke question, but I will ask anyway. I have a 96 F250 with a 351. It has a burned up transmission. A few people have told me to get rid of the E4OD, and put a c6 in it. Seeing that all I want do is use it as a wood hauler. Does anyone have any advice on this? I know that I will lose my overdrive, but the c6 is a much stronger transmission.
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No reason it wouldn't work, going to need different drive shaft or shafts if 4x4. Also keep in mine the E4ods can be made very reliably also. I believe that 96 was actually last year the C6 was available.

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I was told the original drive shafts worked for a guy who did the conversion in a bronco. And just for the record the reasoning for the change is I can get a c6 for about a quarter of the price of the E4OD.
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Yeah come to think of it the C6 with transfer case adapter is within a 1/2" of the length of a E4od. I suppose that you will need to cut into the mlps harness to hook up reverse lights but I wouldn't jerk the other harness and computer in case you change your mind someday and want or need to go back to the E4od

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97 F250 Xlt, built E4od, D60 swap, Baby swamps, tunes by Dp
1.0 turbo housing, 203* t-stat, diy 6637, 4" exhaust
Diy intercooled, 6.0 fan, Diy 140v Idm, Isspro Ev gauges
On board air,E-fuel, 5" lift on 35's
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