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  1. 1985 Ford Mustang TBI 5.0 TV Rod Adjustment on AOD Question

    5.0L Tech
    I need to adjust my TV rod that goes from the driver side of the TBI assembly to the AOD transmission. Is there a write up with pictures somewhere on how to properly do this? When I looked in my Haynes manual all it said was only certified technicians with special pressure testing tools at a...
  2. 1968 Mustang AOD throttle question

    Classic Tech
    Hello All, I am working on getting a parts list together to perform the AOD swap. I know I am going to go with the Lokar TV cable but I have read so many different opinions and "facts" online that I have gotten myself confused. My questions are, Can I keep my stock Throttle rod and use that...
  3. Rear End Options

    Classic Tech
    Hello All, I have not posted on here in YEARS due to college but now that's behind me and I'm working on the mustang again. I had the recent displeasure of my engine dropping a valve and ruining the motor. I now have the whole drivetrain out and am working on what to do for my rear end. I...
  4. U-joint question when swapping AOD to T5

    5.0L Tech
    Looked up u-joints for my 88 mustang LX V8 and they came up with two different U-joints one for AOD and one for T5. I have a mustang that was factory a AOD car Im swapping a T5 into it but using my AOD Driveshaft. Does this mean I need to get the AOD u-joints?
  5. need help with 4cly t5 to t5-z build

    5.0L Tech
    Ok so my AOD is about to crap out on me and I wanna go 5spd. I have scavenged a t5 wc out of a 93 4cly fox. I am wanting to rebuild this thing with either regular v8 t5 gears or go to the z spec but I'm having a hard time finding the right parts and/or info on what is needed to get this done...
  6. '66 Mustang 331/AOD Headers

    Classic Tech
    I have a '66 coupe that I am planning on swapping a BluePrint 331 stroker and AOD trans into. I am currently researching headers and would like your input on what fits best with this combination. Thanks
  7. 87 GT rebuild...

    5.0L Tech
    I bought a 87 GT AOD. I have a few issues i need to take care of before i start tearing the motor apart though. It starts first time every time and drives good considering. Idles high in neutral and park. Previous owner dogged it out. Theres about 1-2 inches of vertical play in the steering...
  8. AOD mods.

    5.0L Tech
    I want to install a Vortech supercharger. With the additional add ons I have I will be making 300 HP estimated. What are some mods I can do to the AOD transmission to make sure it holds up to the horse power. Also I am running 3.73 gears and a 2500 rpm stall torque converter.
  9. Is my AOD salvagable?

    5.0L Tech
    So I don't know a whole lot about the internal workings of an automatic. I had a rebuilt AOD in my 91 LX, it has an upgraded valvebody and high stall. About a year ago I was putting it back in the car and the torque converter wasn't all the way on and I tightened the motor to the bell housing...
  10. 1969 Mustang C4 on 1989 5.0 Engine or AOD

    Classic Tech
    I want to install either transmissions on my 1969 Mustang. Seems like if I install the AOD I have to shorten my driveshaft. If I install the C4 (small bellhousing), I have to find a flex plate that will fit. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm looking for solutions to either. I'm not a...
  11. AOD guys - Have you checked your TV cable lately???

    5.0L Talk
    Last summer, I found out the hard way what the throttle valve cable does and what can happen when it is disconnected. For those who don't know, the TV cable connects the throttle body to the transmission to vary valve pressure and change the shifting characteristics based on what the car is...
  12. Question about AOD Transmission Rebuild

    5.0L Tech
    Hey guys I have an 88 LX with a stock 302 crate motor only has 40k miles on it. The rest of the body including the transmission has 140k on it. The transmission shifts softly and doesnt hold the gears out. It shifts at about 3-4k into the next gear and when Im romping on it, the car has no pick...
  13. AOD linkage off?

    5.0L Tech
    well, I got the ol' 88 up and going and took her for a little spin around the block after being in my garage for a year or so (with regular startups of course). I noticed however that, P is park and 1 is...1 but, the gears in between dont seem to quite line up. Example, when trying to go into...
  14. First time with an AOD? read this...

    5.0L Tech
    As some of you may have read in previous posts, I have been trying to set up my first AOD transmission (ive done the t5 route before. wanna try the aod out). I have called a few different specialists with a few questions about my setup and I got brushed off like I was some 16 year old kid who...
  15. finally bought my 5.0 yess!!!

    5.0L Talk
    So I bought my mustang finally 1990 mustang gt AOD has 4.10 gears and a shift kit pros: runs healthy and smooth, clean title, stock passes smog cons: need fog lights, rear trunk carpet, gas gauge doesnt work, speedometer is about 10 mph, AC needs recharged, and needs stereo and speakers, I...
  16. 1985 and up 50 oz balance flexplate. C4 transmission

    Introductions
    1967 mercury comet. I swapped in a roller cam 5.oL engine. It came with an automatic transmission. I had the C4 in place for only a few weeks, then upgraded to an AOD for the overdrive gear. Now, I am left with a 50oz balance flexplate for a C4. I am looking to sell it. If you are interested...
  17. 89 Mustang stuttering problem

    5.0L Tech
    I am totally spent on this. It started friday afternoon on my way home from work. The car shifted into gear and all of a sudden started stuttering (fluttering, shuttering, ect). To me is was jerking around like the RPMs were too low. I came to a stop and ratcheted down to first. When I took...
  18. Stock torque converter stall speed

    5.0L Tech
    What is the stock converter stall speed on a 1990 Aod with a 302
  19. What transmission?

    5.0L Tech
    Yes, its me again, asking yet another question for all you mustang experts. (thanks to all for the great answers in the past by the way). The latest question, what transmission should I run in my 1988? It has an AOD right now and when I bought the car I immediatly said "damn, gotta find a...
  20. Improving automatic overdrive transmission in 1988 Mustang gt

    5.0L Tech
    Hi,im new to this and new to automatic transmissions. Could anyone tell me if it is worth keeping my stock aod and what I would need to do to it to chirp the tires in shifts? I want to get the motor to 350u hoarse power. Stock aod is rated at 300.
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