Upsides to the Tremec: It uses a toploader bolt pattern so it should fit a standard Ford bellhousing and allow him to use his existing clutch cover and linkage. The guy is pretty ornery and particular and makes it sound like he has done a lot of work when all he has done is disconnect the driveshaft, the sensors and some wires from the tranny and motor. The transmission featured a split-torque application for third gear as well as a lockup in the torque converter. I hope you feel really important now that you gave us a bunch of information we probably won't use. When the shifter is moved into gear, throttle valve pressure should rise 2 to 35 psi. In Broncos and F150s, behind 4. Flexplate and Separator Plate Installation This is the 157-tooth flexplate for the C4 transmission with a 28-ounce offset balance.
I know absolutley nothing about these '80s Fords. Earlier 289- and 302-ci small-blocks prior to 1982 are 28-ounce. With both types, you want the cable slack at idle, yet tension on the cable begins when the throttle comes off idle stop. Both pull a cable that operates the throttle valve. If start-up is uneventful you are good to continue. But, mehhh, who uses the search button anymore? You need a pressure gauge 0 to 100 psi screwed into the throttle valve pressure port on the passenger side of the transmission case.
It works with both 157- and 164-tooth flexplates as you can see by the perforated starter mount location lower left. So as soon as we get the donor stuff, we will just spend a day or two and swap it all over. Back the throttle valve rod adjustment at the carburetor or throttle body all the way out. When you add fluid for the first time, bring it up to just below normal range on the dipstick. Engines from 1982-up are 50-ounce offset balanced with a larger weight welded to the flexplate.
StrangeRanger wrote:Guys, remember this is going into an 86. Add transmission fluid to the minimum mark on the dipstick while cold and start the engine. Checking the converter hub and crank flange dimensions lets you know beforehand if the torque converter will fit during installation. Hey guys, I have no clue what will swap in and out of a 1986 F150 with the V8 302 and an Auto tranny. Plus, he doesn't want to work in the cold and since he drug his feet through the summer, I am going to help my friend with this swap. For column-shift applications, you will also need a 1967-up shifter, which can become complicated, depending upon model year and application. The cable should be slack, with the throttle closed and the accelerator linkage relaxed.
It should be above 30 psi. The output shaft uses a large U-joint but if you have to remake the driveshaft anyway - and you probably will, that may not be much of an issue. If this is the case, you have to remove the transmission and inspect for damage. Make sure the pressure gauge hose is well away from hot exhaust pipes. As another tidbit of b.
The cable must be snug, yet not tight. If both adjustments are where they should be, the throttle valve lever just inside the transmission is just touching the throttle valve without any pressure. In 1998, due to durability concerns, the intermediate one-way roller clutch was replaced with a mechanical diode providing extra holding capacity and longer service. If the pressure is not 5 psi, back out the adjustment screw counterclockwise until the pressure drops to 5 psi. Floor-shift applications are easy to adapt using a 1967-up shifter, which has the proper detents. Although transmission installation and adjustment appears straight-forward, you should take an orderly, methodical approach to ensure success. On vehicles powered by the 5.
Run the selector through all ranges and re-check the fluid level. The Harley Davidson designation is mostly the way the truck is like badges etc. Foaming creates air in the fluid, undermining hydraulics and lubrication. The motor is a no go, but I haven't seen what we might be able to do with the tranny. When the throttle is opened, cable movement and tension increase, modulating line pressure accordingly via the throttle valve, which is what you want when power is applied. This Tech Tip is From the Full Book,.
Check the fluid again as the sump warms. You want cable tension just as the throttle is coming off idle. Was just trying to clarify a bit. Soft and sloppy early shifts mean poor adjustment. If not it will not work. Rather than the intake manifold vacuum affecting line pressure, the throttle valve does it instead. I read the local Trading Post and found a host of motors from late '80s F150s and some with autos.
Id tags can be the same but different application. Either way, you've got some work ahead of you, but I'd do it - I much prefer a stick to a slushbox. Mustangs Plus, for example, carries a complete line of ready-to-install Inland Empire Driveline driveshafts for these seemingly complicated swaps, which makes them uncomplicated. The overdrive swap probably won't make a whole lot of a difference in mpg. In park or neutral, the ground is complete and the engine starts. We are looking for identical 302 and auto so we don't have to do anything custom. Turn the adjustment screw to achieve the ideal pressure of 33 psi.
The only difference between the two cable systems is how they adjust and lock down. The transmission was introduced when Ford started to downsize its full size line in 1979. If there is damage and resulting metal particles are present in the fluid, the transmission must be torn down, inspected, and thoroughly cleaned. With the adjuster hooked to the throttle linkage and the engine at idle, you should see 33 psi. It is more plausible that the number indicates the torque handling capability in N-m, as 506 lb-ft converts to 686 N-m which could be rounded to 700 N-m.