1989 FORD F150 MANUAL TRANS TO AUTO TRANS

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  • Timberartist
  • 1989 Ford F-150

Transmission problem
1989 Ford F150 V8 Two Wheel Drive Manual 110000 miles

How hard is it to change an Manual trans to an automatic trans? I have found all kinds of automatic transmissions for this vehicle and no good manual transmissions. What other parts would I need? Flywheel, maybe the drive shaft, Do I need the computer out of the donor vehicle or any other wiring?
Any help would be appercaited.
Thank you

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Monday, August 17th, 2009 AT 10:31 AM

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  • Jack42
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You will need the trans, converter, wiring harness, computer, driveshaft modification, possibly a different crossmember, shifter and there will be some other small things, there always is in this kind of swap. Personally I would fix the manual and sell that truck adn get an auto if that is what you are after

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Monday, August 17th, 2009 AT 10:41 AM
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Thank you
I'm looking to keep it. The vehicle was from Texas and has NO rust. Not a thing you see here in Michigan. Thanks again I'll keep looking for the manual.

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Monday, August 17th, 2009 AT 10:46 AM
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No problem. Hate to see you get into a snowball situation

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Monday, August 17th, 2009 AT 10:53 AM

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