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  1. Transmission Swap: 60's through 90's Ford using a ZF5 speed manual

    If you have a 4 speed manual or 3 speed automatic, swapping in a 5 speed manual is something to seriously consider. The earlier transmissions were tough, but they simply were not designed for the torque the Cummins produces. Their input shafts are smaller, the clutches are smaller, and without an overdrive you may have to wind your Cummins to the sky to reach 65 miles an hour.

    Some guys say the Ford ZF-5 is a better transmission than the Dodge NV4500 and others say just the opposite. That debate aside; from a conversion standpoint the ZF is better the following reasons.

    1.) Easier to mount: In most cases, no modifications are needed to the Ford cross member to mount the transmission.

    2.) Easier speedometer connections: The Ford speedometer is cable operated from the transmission or the transfer case, most newer Dodge transmissions however use an electronic signal, posing additional challenges to work through.

    3.) Less drive shaft issues: The Dodge drive shaft

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  2. Land Rover Transfer Case

    The Diesel Conversion adapter family now offers an adapter plate for the Land Rover line of vehicles. This adapter connects the NV3550 or 23 spline NV4500 transmission to Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Classic transfer case.

    Part #2062 kit includes an adapter plate, carrier bearing, spud shaft and snap ring that arrives pre-assembled.

    For more information please see the Land Rover Overview.

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  3. 2003-2010 Ford Diesel Transmission Control Module Custom Tuning Option

    We now offer the option of using your Ford ® transmission control module (TCM) to control the transmission for 2003-2007 Ford diesel trucks. Understand that since the 6.0 & 6.4 engines made it's power and torque so much differently than the Cummins ® engine, tuning is necessary. Also necessary are several reproduced or intact Ford signals- so don't attempt this at home without some help.

    The latest news is that we now have excellent data logging capabilities that make this option available to anyone using specific years of Cummins engines.

    Find out more- read our Ford TCM Tuning article today!

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