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I researched it some looking for the max torque input a while back. Now that was not an easy thing to find. I never saw multiple listings for ZF5s so I would assume they are the same. You'll want to make sure your transfer case can hook up to it.
 

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yea the 4 wheel drive and 2wd are the same except 4wd has the tailhousing unbolted and the adapter on....i would also love to put this in my truck and get rid of the np435 so the length thing would be awesome...I could measure the mazda 5 speed i have up to where the tailhousing comes apart at because the mazda is a direct swap with the zf.. :beer
 

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Hey Squatty, you happen to have a listing of compatible transfer cases?
 

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Aikidoka said:
Hey Squatty, you happen to have a listing of compatible transfer cases?
any ford t-case AFAIK.
 
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I got an extra ZF, but it needs some work. There where two models made and gearing is very different. See Mine here:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...3733&item=2453872960&sspagename=STRK:MESSE:IT

The plate on the side of the tranny gives gearing for 1st and reverse. I also found a ZF repair manual on someones site. It's in PDF format and 17 pages long. I'll try to find the site or can e-mail it to you if you PM me. I won't be able to e-mail till I get into my office and DSL.
 

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From looking at the photo I think I can see where the adapter would come off and the cap for 2WD would attach. I also think I saw somewhere that that was possible.

What's the easiest way to identify the ZF with the granny 1st and overdrive 5th?
 

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you said this one was from an f250 diesel. those has the same bolt pattern as a small block ford?
when my e4od blows up, i wanna put one of these in.

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I got an extra ZF, but it needs some work. There where two models made and gearing is very different. See Mine here:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...3733&item=2453872960&sspagename=STRK:MESSE:IT

The plate on the side of the tranny gives gearing for 1st and reverse. I also found a ZF repair manual on someones site. It's in PDF format and 17 pages long. I'll try to find the site or can e-mail it to you if you PM me. I won't be able to e-mail till I get into my office and DSL.
 

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the one i showed was behind a 351w.

the easiest way to tell if it has the granny gear you want is to look at the tag on the side that says Gears: and it should say 5.72 - 0.76 or something to that effect. If it says 5.72, grab it.
 

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1)A ZF from a diesel will bolt up to a small block?
NOOOOO... Diesel different, you have to find one behind a 351 or similar smallblock bolt pattern

2)How hard would it be to go from AOD to ZF?
The usual stuff...driveshaft lengthing/shortening (in a bronco), adding the clutch hydraulics and so on and so fourth

3)Could it be easy as grabing the parts from a junkyard and swaping?
with the right junkyard yes, but it would be easier to find a donor truck to buy...and it would also be easier to go the other way meaning stick to auto
 

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I did it, love it and was the exact same cost as rebuilding the POS e40d. I have a thread on here with a parts list. Only thing to fab is the tranny mount as the ZF is 3.5" shorter. I made the mount 1.5 higher with gussets on both sides. Any ??? just email me.
 

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Hey Blown, any idea on the shipping cost to MD on that thing?
 

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lemme guess. lots of zf's behind diesels.
not to many behind small blocks. true?
do the diesels share the same bolt pattern with any gas motors?
I have heard that the diesel shares the same bellhousing bolt pattern as the 351M/400 and the 460.

I was also told that ZFs were used behind 460s, but were geared different than ZFs used with diesels. Something to do with the different torque bands of each engine. Not sure which gear ratios were different.
 
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