as far as takeouts, 1999+ mustangs work nice, 2001+ mustangs have a slightly different main control (dont know specific changes, but i'd assume its a minor improvement). The connector can be repinned (mine was). It should not require a reburn of your chip.
The truck trans (98+) can work but I would not advise the truck main control in a car, I think that was stated in the thesis somewhere. that's why i used a stang VB
So if you want to stay cheaper the stang unit would probably be easier for you.
no 3rd and 4th could be bad solenoids (SS2), could also be direct clutch let go.
fyi, direct clutch problems and also input shaft failures were common on the older AODs. much less common on the electronic ones, but still possible.
no 2nd manual engine braking sounds bad for the OD band.
the both of these could happen, say if you were cruising at 50mph and the solenoid let go... no pressure, then fried bands etc.
PM me if you need more info.
96 Mustang GT 5spd. w/ 248A Option (GTS). Stock for now until I get the Roush on.
97 Thunderbird 4.6L LX /w Sport Package
24k B&M Cooler, 1" lowered, Steeda UD Pulleys, Dynomax cat-back, J-mod, 3.73's, PI intake, PI cams, 03 GT MAF/Tube, SCT tuned - Gone but not forgotten.
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