what v8 engine fits the bellhousing of a 2000 explorer, eddie bauier, 4.0sohc, 4wd

Vince Williams

Asked by Dec 06, 2015 at 10:10 AM about the 2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD

Question type: Car Customization

I wanna do away with bad 4.0 sohc and all the computer shit! Need to keep Explorer for sentimental reasons, and wanna go with a v8. My Eddie Bauer is 4wd and in good shape, just bad engine...

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You probably have a 5R55E transmission in their now. They were widely used in Ford Products for a lot of years, both v6 and v8. It is an electronic/computer controlled transmission, so you'll have to keep the electronics.

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