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post #8 of (permalink) Old 03-13-2017, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by S4gunn View Post
That sounds like a brilliant idea to mesh your re-use of a 5.0 with the problem of 4r70w transmission control.

That sounds like a brilliant idea to mesh your re-use of a 5.0 with the problem of 4r70w transmission control.

In reading the OPs post again, I assume he's looking at a 94-95 MUSTANG (vs a tbird) ECU.
I know from experience that a 94-95 Mustang ECU will work in a 95 tbird chassis with only a few pins going into the ECU which are different.
However, isn't the 94-95 Mustang automatic transmission AODE vs 4r70w?
If an aftermarket standalone transmission controller is required, that's $600 right there.
The Quick 4 Transmission Control System

If the 94-95 mustang ECU cannot control a 4r70w, in your shoes, I'd go to the JY to pull those parts off a scuzzy explorer to save $500 or so.

-g
The AODE is essentially a 4R70w with the old AOD ratios, it should control it, athough solenoid impendences may be different, TCC for sure. The 94-95 Mustang ECU and 94-95 3.8l Tbird's use the 60 pin OBD I PCMs, if the OP was starting with a 94/5 3.8 car I'd definitely recommend that route. However the 94-97 4.6s all use the 104 pin OBD II PCM, and there's no getting a 60 pin PCM in there without a ton of rewiring.

-Matt
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