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I've been trying to figure out what type of transmission I have through searches and stuff, but haven't come up with anything. It sounds like an E4OD, but everyone that mentions they have one, has a 90's Bronco. What years did they use E4ODs?

I have a 1981 4 speed with overdrive. It has the push down and to the left reverse.

I don't have a picture of it, but here's a diagram of the shifter knob.

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Also, how reliable and durable is this transmission?
 

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Oh. :) Somehow I didn't catch that.
 

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What Gack said. Look at the trans code on your door sticker, then search and you'll find it.
 

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Looks like it's an aluminum SROD. Never had any problems with it and it's 25 years old and still going, so I guess it's alright. What would be a better transmission to put into it though? (Thinking about a ZF, but I imagine I'd have to convert a bunch of stuff.) I do alot more of just camping than blasting through mud and climbing over rocks, but I certainly don't want that aluminum transmission going out on me.

(I still want overdrive though, I do a lot of long distance driving and don't feel like giving up my 20mpg.)
 

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amw_drizz said:
a bronco that gets 20 mpg???? stock
Beauty of a 300. If you drive them gently, they don't use a whole lot of gas. Last tank I got 16.7 mpg IN TOWN.
 

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AbandonedBronco said:
Looks like it's an aluminum SROD.
Ding ding ding, Your right!! I bet you checked the tranny stickies page finally didnt you.

They suck, crack and are pretty light though.
 

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AbandonedBronco said:
I've been trying to figure out what type of transmission I have through searches and stuff, but haven't come up with anything. It sounds like an E4OD, but everyone that mentions they have one, has a 90's Bronco. What years did they use E4ODs?

I have a 1981 4 speed with overdrive. It has the push down and to the left reverse.

I don't have a picture of it, but here's a diagram of the shifter knob.

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|`````````````````|
|`P``````1```3````|
|`U```___|___|````|
|`S```|``|```|````|
|`H```R``2```OD``|
|`````````````````|
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Hey, mind if I use that diagram on the tranny info sticky page at the top of the general forum? Ya'll musta missed it...

Adrianspeeder
 

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81Bronk36 said:
Ding ding ding, Your right!! I bet you checked the tranny stickies page finally didnt you.

They suck, crack and are pretty light though.
No, I didn't see a trannies stickie page. I found it on the internet. No need to be degrading.
 

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adrianspeeder said:
Hey, mind if I use that diagram on the tranny info sticky page at the top of the general forum? Ya'll musta missed it...

Adrianspeeder
Sure thing, go right ahead.
 

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http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=49569

Its been a sticky for several months. I helped compile some of the info... especially the SROD and NP-435, and the swap from bad (SROD) to better (NP-435) Which is bolt on except for one thing you gotta drill.

And I was the one being degraded since I helped put all that info together and its the top sticky in the general repair section, so its no that hard to find:wacko
 

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daverbmxer said:
Reverse is left and up actually... not that it really matters. Just to help out if it's going to a sticky.


Right, not sure why I put it down.

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|`H``````2```OD``|
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81Bronk36 said:
http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=49569

Its been a sticky for several months. I helped compile some of the info... especially the SROD and NP-435, and the swap from bad (SROD) to better (NP-435) Which is bolt on except for one thing you gotta drill.

And I was the one being degraded since I helped put all that info together and its the top sticky in the general repair section, so its no that hard to find:wacko

I didn't mean any offense by not finding it, I just didn't think to look in the repair section because I wasn't repairing anything.
 

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Good point, I think its there because it encompasses 78-96 broncos
 
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