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Old 10-19-2013, 05:15 PM
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ZF5 for E4OD?

I'm looking at a few 7.3 trucks, but one I'm really interested in is a 1996 f350 crew cab. It's a pretty clean truck, nice body, 4x4 275,000 miles. Truck just lost its clutch and TBH I'm not sure I want another 5 speed 7.3. I wasn't a fan of it in my 94 crew cab. Has anyone ever swapped one out for a built E4OD? What is needed as far as electronics? I want to get rid of my dodge to lose my payment and get a cheaper truck. And I love the OBS crew cab trucks and I finally got my hands on one and I sold it a month later I want another one haha. Thanks guys and look forward to the input. Kyle
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:24 PM
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personally i like the 5 speed. especially the early close ratio one. it can be done your will need the trans, PCM, steering column, floor hump, carpet, the PRND21 fro the dash, trans x member, driveshafts (maybe), and trans harness. pedals if you want the "correct" brake pedal, or you can remove the clutch pedal.

it would be easiest if you had a donor truck
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:31 PM
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IIRC you need an entire dash harness, The manual trucks dont have the wiring for an automatic to run right. Yet its compatible the other way if you swap auto to 5 speed.
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:37 PM
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i thought they did??? trevor and the guy (dallas4x4????) he swapped with would know for sure
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:39 PM
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yes they did, and Dallas ran an independent trans controller. Thats why he had so many issues at first
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:43 PM
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here is a link to his profile, in his sig it says what he used

http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/mem...dallas4x4.html
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:44 PM
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I can get a donor truck easy. And I'm not against a 5 speed. Heck I never even owned an auto vehicle in my life until I bought a 96 Chevy a few years ago. I've had one 5 speed cummins, one 5 speed powerstroke, and 2 automatic cummins trucks And about 5 standard trans cars. I hated the auto's until I got the 96 cummins with the built ats trans. Now I love auto's, when built. My current dodge has a stock auto and I'm not keen on it. What I didn't like most about the ford I had was how low geared the dang thing was. The 4:10's were what killed it for me. Even with 35" tires it still sucked. 3:55's would give me a whole different opinion on the matter I'm sure. So maybe swapping in some 3:55's would be the thing to do. I have a dana 60 out of a dodge with 3:55's laying around.
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I dont think the dodge and ford dana 60s have any compatible parts? but dont quote me on that
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here is a link to his profile, in his sig it says what he used

http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/mem...dallas4x4.html
Thanks for the link
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:48 PM
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I dont think the dodge and ford dana 60s have any compatible parts? but dont quote me on that
That's why I pointed out it was a dodge because I wasn't sure. I figured a dana 60 was a dana 60 but I'm no master haha.
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