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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-21-2007, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
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1994 4r70w into 96 bird

here's the story. got a 96 bird w 3.8 w auto. tranny is bad at 123,000. got hold of a 1994 4r70w w 40k. question is will it just bolt/plug into the 96?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-21-2007, 08:50 AM
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As long as it is from another 3.8 powered Thunderbird/Cougar, then you should be fine. A 94 case is the worst, as is the torque converter.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-21-2007, 12:23 PM
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You need to use the TCC solenoid from the 96 or you will fry the PCM! And as Bangster said you are going from a somewhat decent transmission to the worst possible one within the same family.


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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-23-2007, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
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that's bad news that the 94 is trouble! hope to get 2 years out of this tranny, it's only got 43k on it.
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