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Old 07-25-2005, 18:01   #1 (permalink)
Robert Sveinson
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Ranger transmission with Vulcan V6!

Can some one tell me the source of the manual 5 spd. gearbox
bolted to the Vulcan V6 in the Ford Ranger?

Thanks!
Robert


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Old 07-25-2005, 18:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Ranger transmission with Vulcan V6!

It's a Mazda transmission, if that's what you are asking. Biggest known
problem is the leaking rubber plugs on the top of the tranny. They'll
eventually leak so much fluid, that you will damage the tranny. Trust me, I
know from experience.

Sharky


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Old 07-25-2005, 19:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Ranger transmission with Vulcan V6!


"Sharky" <cleighton@NOSPAM.eastlink.ca> wrote in message
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> It's a Mazda transmission, if that's what you are asking. Biggest known
> problem is the leaking rubber plugs on the top of the tranny. They'll
> eventually leak so much fluid, that you will damage the tranny. Trust me,

I
> know from experience.


Thanks!

Was it the same transmission that was hooked up to the 4 cyl. 2.3l engine?



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> Sharky
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Old 07-25-2005, 22:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Ranger transmission with Vulcan V6!


"Robert Sveinson" <rsveinsn@mb.sympatico.ca> wrote in message
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> "Sharky" <cleighton@NOSPAM.eastlink.ca> wrote in message
> news:35fFe.173865$on1.43011@clgrps13...
>> It's a Mazda transmission, if that's what you are asking. Biggest known
>> problem is the leaking rubber plugs on the top of the tranny. They'll
>> eventually leak so much fluid, that you will damage the tranny. Trust
>> me,

> I
>> know from experience.

>
> Thanks!
>
> Was it the same transmission that was hooked up to the 4 cyl. 2.3l engine?


Yes, behind those too.


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Old 07-26-2005, 11:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Ranger transmission with Vulcan V6!


"Robert Sveinson" <rsveinsn@mb.sympatico.ca> wrote in message
news:77gFe.8981$mN.104150@news1.mts.net...
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> "Sharky" <cleighton@NOSPAM.eastlink.ca> wrote in message
> news:35fFe.173865$on1.43011@clgrps13...
>> It's a Mazda transmission, if that's what you are asking. Biggest known
>> problem is the leaking rubber plugs on the top of the tranny. They'll
>> eventually leak so much fluid, that you will damage the tranny. Trust
>> me,

> I
>> know from experience.

>
> Thanks!
>
> Was it the same transmission that was hooked up to the 4 cyl. 2.3l engine?
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>> Sharky
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My understanding is that the V-6's got a slightly beefier version of the
same transmission. So while they're basically the same, they're not exactly
the same. There was a good discussion of this recently at
www.ford-trucks.com According to that the I-4 has the "M5OD R1," which
translates to Mazda 5 speed, Overdrive, Revision 1. The V-6's get the "M5OD
R1HD," HD standing for Heavy Duty. The F-150's get the "M5OD R2," or
Revision 2. My understanding is that you can swap an HD in on a 4 cyl or
even a R2 onto a 4 cyl or V-6 Ranger, but you wouldn't want to take one of
the weaker ones and mate it to a stronger engine.

Hope that makes sense,

CJB


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