will the transmisson from a 3.8 v6 work on the 4.8L engine

Asked by Apr 15, 2008 at 12:52 PM about the 1993 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

I don't think so, bacause, it's a big diffrence from the 3,8 V6 to the 4,8L V8 engine. Because if it's a V8 it has much more pressure on the transmisson, clutch, etc... So the transmisson from the 3,8L V6 wouldn't last very long.

165

It will be fine since its the same transmission and can handle up to 700 ft lbs of torque but y not just keep the V8 with the tranny already installed!! Its faster about the same fuel effeciency and much more reliable then those shitty undepowered 3.8!!

35

listen, working on Fords for 12 years, I've only seen 4R70W/4R100 used. IF it's a seven or eight bolt main and the flywheels will match then maybe. But if your looking to increase fuel milage and save on fuel, maintance is everything, check tire pressure to 32/35psi. But check your miles to how much fuel is in the tank. If a full tank set distance counter and when you fill up again, calculate miles/gallons then you will have your average. Because I average about 22miles per gallon with the original Ford part.

65

yes it will work they both use 4r70w tranny's

75

maybe depends on the speed of the tranny and power add ons on the thunderbird.other than that yes. tell me what kind add ons {if any} that u have.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Thunderbird

Looking for a Used Thunderbird in your area?

CarGurus has 1,072 nationwide Thunderbird listings starting at $5,991.

ZIP:

Search Ford Thunderbird Questions

Ford Thunderbird Experts

#1 Larry Sturgis
Larry Sturgis
Reputation 1,580
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,530
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,840 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Corvette
149 Great Deals out of 20,682 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
244 Great Deals out of 31,183 listings starting at $369
Used Ford F-150
2,068 Great Deals out of 207,301 listings starting at $1,499
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
45 Great Deals out of 2,814 listings starting at $4,530
Used Pontiac Firebird
4 Great Deals out of 768 listings starting at $1,791
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
43 Great Deals out of 3,934 listings starting at $2,985
Used Mercury Cougar
194 listings
Used BMW 3 Series
939 Great Deals out of 30,253 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.