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post #1 of 20 Old 02-24-2009, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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6 spd in an OBS

I have a 95 F250 that is in need of a transmission. It has a E4OD in it now and I have gotten a quote to have it built to withstand whatever I can throw at it but now I am thinking about putting a 6spd in its place. I don't mind rowing gears and I like being able to select my shift points rather than havin a FRED do it for me. Anyone ever done this or know anyone who has?? Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks everyone

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been along time sinse I have heard anyone call it a FRED!!!!
bump to the top for ya

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Thats a daily term for me since I spent 15 years in the auto/diesel field before gettin out of it. Thanks for the bump

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1995 F-250 4X4
7.3 DIT E4OD
4.10:1 Gears with posi rear
Shimmed FPR
ITP HPX oil crossover line
Cat and mufler delete
LT285/75R16 BFG A/T KO
RECON Line of fire with ice
178RWHP 349RWTQ....JUST THE BEGINNING
IN THE WORKS:
6" Mitre cut stacks
DP F5
EGT, Trans, Boost gauges
Electric fuel system


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well the ZF-5 should be feasible but to do a ZF-6, I believe you need a crapload of work. There was a thread on here somewhere about a month ago. I'll try to find it and post a link.

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and viola!

ZF6 on an OBS

Ha! knew I'd get it!

Hope this helps.

Good luck!

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thanks for finding the thread. I'm not scared of doin a lil work though. I'm puttin a 3" body lift on so that will take care of my clearace issues I believe. Other than a lil wiring it don't sound too difficult.

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1995 F-250 4X4
7.3 DIT E4OD
4.10:1 Gears with posi rear
Shimmed FPR
ITP HPX oil crossover line
Cat and mufler delete
LT285/75R16 BFG A/T KO
RECON Line of fire with ice
178RWHP 349RWTQ....JUST THE BEGINNING
IN THE WORKS:
6" Mitre cut stacks
DP F5
EGT, Trans, Boost gauges
Electric fuel system


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I was just saying that it would be a much simpler task to use the ZF-5 which is not a bad standard tranny to begin with. a fine one a that.

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Right...I see what you're saying. IDK....I have driven several 6spds and 5spds and like the feel of the 6 better. I just found a thread on a rolled 6spd 4x4 so I'm waiting for a replay on buying the whole truck....haha

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Shimmed FPR
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Cat and mufler delete
LT285/75R16 BFG A/T KO
RECON Line of fire with ice
178RWHP 349RWTQ....JUST THE BEGINNING
IN THE WORKS:
6" Mitre cut stacks
DP F5
EGT, Trans, Boost gauges
Electric fuel system


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How would you install the clutch pedal assy? I thought about doing this to my truck also so thats why i ask.

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Save your money and build your Automatics! The built autos will cost about the same to do a manual swap, and the built auto will flat out OWN a manual truck of the same power, espcially from a stop.

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