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Old 11-23-2005, 07:01   #1 (permalink)
rottingdead2001@webtv.net
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Question about Ford 4.0 ???

My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
was made by Toyota.
Does anyone know if this is true?
Any help is appreciated.
Thanks so much-D

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Old 11-23-2005, 07:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???


<rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
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> My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
> was made by Toyota.
> Does anyone know if this is true?
> Any help is appreciated.
> Thanks so much-D
>


Utter bullshit.


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Old 11-23-2005, 07:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???

That's totally untrue. The 4.0 is the same Cologne engine it has always
been.

CJB

<rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
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> My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
> was made by Toyota.
> Does anyone know if this is true?
> Any help is appreciated.
> Thanks so much-D
>



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Old 11-23-2005, 10:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???

Thats what I thought too...
Couldnt find any info on the web so I figured it was untrue as well.
Thanks guys!

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Old 11-23-2005, 21:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???

Gas guzzling and all!

"CJB" <brown_family@cox.net> wrote in message
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> That's totally untrue. The 4.0 is the same Cologne engine it has always
> been.
>
> CJB
>
> <rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
> news:4020-438473C0-48@storefull-3277.bay.webtv.net...
>> My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
>> was made by Toyota.
>> Does anyone know if this is true?
>> Any help is appreciated.
>> Thanks so much-D
>>

>
>



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Old 11-23-2005, 21:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???

Wrong - I get better mileage with my 4.0L auto than I did with my 2.3L.
2002 vs 1994 respectively.

"JohnR66" <nospam@att.net> wrote in message
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> Gas guzzling and all!
>
> "CJB" <brown_family@cox.net> wrote in message
> news:95%gf.4621$QW2.872@dukeread08...
>> That's totally untrue. The 4.0 is the same Cologne engine it has always
>> been.
>>
>> CJB
>>
>> <rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
>> news:4020-438473C0-48@storefull-3277.bay.webtv.net...
>>> My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
>>> was made by Toyota.
>>> Does anyone know if this is true?
>>> Any help is appreciated.
>>> Thanks so much-D
>>>

>>
>>

>
>



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Old 11-23-2005, 21:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???


<rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
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> My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
> was made by Toyota.
> Does anyone know if this is true?
> Any help is appreciated.
> Thanks so much-D
>


I've heard that the A4LD transmission that was used along with the 4.0 in
the early Explorers ('91- ? SUV) was made by Mazda. That is believable
considering that the Mazda Navajo is pretty much the same thing as an
Explorer. It also explains why the transmissions are crap.


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Old 11-24-2005, 06:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???

Not here. I got around 16-17mpg normal and up to 21 hiway. It was a 5 spd
4x4 ext cab '98.
Now I have a basic '04 2.3L 5spd. When new, I got 24 mpg. It kept climbing
after each new full tank. Now I get 28-29mpg normally, and have hit 31.5mpg
on the hiway. I estimate I could hit 34mpg if I burned a full tank on the
hiway.
John

"mac" <nospam@nospam.com> wrote in message
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> Wrong - I get better mileage with my 4.0L auto than I did with my 2.3L.
> 2002 vs 1994 respectively.
>
> "JohnR66" <nospam@att.net> wrote in message
> news:1iahf.157348$zb5.123981@bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
>> Gas guzzling and all!
>>
>> "CJB" <brown_family@cox.net> wrote in message
>> news:95%gf.4621$QW2.872@dukeread08...
>>> That's totally untrue. The 4.0 is the same Cologne engine it has always
>>> been.
>>>
>>> CJB
>>>
>>> <rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
>>> news:4020-438473C0-48@storefull-3277.bay.webtv.net...
>>>> My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford
>>>> 4.0
>>>> was made by Toyota.
>>>> Does anyone know if this is true?
>>>> Any help is appreciated.
>>>> Thanks so much-D
>>>>
>>>
>>>

>>
>>

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Old 11-25-2005, 20:02   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Question about Ford 4.0 ???

I'm nearly sure that the A4LD is a Ford transmission. You might be
confusing it with the 5 speed manual "Toyo Kogyo" transmission that Ford has
been using since the 80's. It is a Mazda transmission.

CJB

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> <rottingdead2001@webtv.net> wrote in message
> news:4020-438473C0-48@storefull-3277.bay.webtv.net...
> > My old man called me this morning saying he heard the 90s on up Ford 4.0
> > was made by Toyota.
> > Does anyone know if this is true?
> > Any help is appreciated.
> > Thanks so much-D
> >

>
> I've heard that the A4LD transmission that was used along with the 4.0 in
> the early Explorers ('91- ? SUV) was made by Mazda. That is believable
> considering that the Mazda Navajo is pretty much the same thing as an
> Explorer. It also explains why the transmissions are crap.
>
>



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