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tranny question? is a gas zf the same as a diesel zf?

i have a zf 5speed and its done for, and my friend has one out of his ford with a 460 in it. he will sell it to me but i wanna know if it would work.... thanks

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I dont think it'll physically bolt up

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It might bolt up but the O.D. gear ratio is differenet.
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Trans ratio's are different. On a ZF-5 for a diesel the ratio's are
1st 4.14
2nd 2.37
3rd 1.42
4th 1.00
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ZF-5 for a gasser are
1st 5.72
2nd 2.94
3rd 1.61
4th 1.00
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so does that mean that if i put the gas one in that i will actually have a 1st gear haha faster than 3 mph

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so does that mean that if i put the gas one in that i will actually have a 1st gear haha faster than 3 mph
Other way around.
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well do u think i should get it? its only $200, and i just wanna build the one i have up and have one in there i can drive.will it fit up?

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I'd just call a trans shop and ask.

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