Will a 96-03 t5 tranny work in a 87-93 5.0???

Discussion in 'Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech' started by Xtreme Limits, Oct 11, 2003.

  1. will it bolt up, what will i need, do i just chang the bellhouseing?

    help :(
     
  2. might run a search if you haven't already...I believe I read somewhere on here yesterday that the input shaft is bigger on 94+, but I'm not positive...someone on here knows though
     
  3. you have to use the sn/95 bell housing its 5/8 longer the input shaft is but it will work with the right bell housing
     
  4. What the hell are you guys talking about? There is no way a 96-newer T-45 is going to bolt into an 87-93. They are totally different transmissions, the bellhousing won't even bolt up to a 302.
     
  5. :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(
    i mite beable to get a good deal on a 96-03 (t45), but need help im getting mixxed results some say yes others no....
    my turbo coupe t5 just blew up took it out put a 4cyl mustang tranny that i got for free and that things crap grinds 1-2-3-and 4th probley got a week, in her if i dont floor it :rolleyes: :rlaugh: :bang: , im proud to say that my 4cyl turbo coupe tranny held up too over 2 years of hard shifting :hail2: :nice: , alot of people thought i was stupid for putting it in, hay for $25 bucks at a pull it yourself yard was well worth it :nice: , but it did go at a bad time , im broke :bang: , help fellow stangers :flag:
     
  6. It won't work. The bellhousing can't be changed, it is integral to the T-45 transmissions.
     
  7. no good

    will not work... the 4.6's tranny has a one peice tranny case and bellhousing... different bolt pattern and starters
     
  8. but there is a solution.....a tranny out of a 99 v-6. it will bolt right up. one pf my friends has one in his 5.0 and it works just fine. they are tremecs, he bought it at a junkyard here that sells nothing but mustang parts for 450. and i know it is a tremec bc i saw it on the casing myself
     
  9. You guys are thinking of the 94+ T-5s. They will work but have a longer input shaft which in turn needs a longer bellhousing. The shaft is longer to move the shifter back to accomodate the interior trim. The t-45's will not work due to different bell pattern and integral bellhousing to tranny.
     
  10. hrmmmmmm a 99 V6 T5 works in a fox body,,,,, interesting!! Anyone know the torque and gear specs on the 99 V6 trannys??????
     
  11. The reason it says "Tremec" on it is because Transmission Technologies Corporation (TTC) is the supplier of OE transmissions for the Mustang, and has been since about '98. Don't go thinking it's a special five-speed, like a TR-3550 or TKO is.
     
  12. Tremec bought borg warner before 98. But, they didnt change them at all, just has their name on it now.

    You can have a T45 bolt up to 302, but it is really not worth the time nor the money to do it. There is a guy is Texas that does it.