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Old 06-03-2015, 04:23 PM   #1
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So I got a deal on a 93 Explorer A4ld 4x4 trans and transfer case and it just so happens I have an 89 Bronco 2 in need of a new trans.

My question is this: Will this 93 trans simply plug and play in my 89 B2?
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:13 PM   #2
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Should work fine.
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Think you going to run into linkage issues. That transmission was designed for cable shift, with a few mods you can make the linkage work..
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Think you going to run into linkage issues. That transmission was designed for cable shift, with a few mods you can make the linkage work..
I have never heard anything about the shift linkages being different. What do I need to look into?
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If you have a floor shift in your bronco it has a solid rod that connects the shifter to trans, the expo trans was designed for column shift with a cable. If you have a column shift you should be all good, if not what I did in my 88, I cut the top part of the linkage from the bronco trans and welded it to the top part of the expo trans..
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Phantom, he has an 89. That was the first year for column shift.
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My bad, skipped over the the "89" part.. Should work fine as stated..
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Thank for helping me out guys and for helping me get to know my trans a bit better.
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