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The Lone Ranger – Trans mount v3.0

The Lone Ranger – Trans mount v3.0

On the last trip out, I managed to kill another transmission mount. This mount was a hacked up stock mount with poly bushing in place of the stock rubber. Since I might have been a wee bit drunk when I made this mount died, it help up for quite a long time, so in keeping with the theme…. Dead mount: Version 3.0: This one stopped the string of dead trans mounts!

The Lone Ranger – 2.5-3.0/4.0 M5OD Hybrid

The Lone Ranger – 2.5-3.0/4.0 M5OD Hybrid

Information can be found here on this setup: (Click Me) 3.40 / 2.05 / 1.31 / 1.00 / 0.79 (4.0L Engines) 3.72 / 2.20 / 1.50 / 1.00 / 0.79 (All Other Engines) I briefly had these gears in my truck until it exploded (poor rebuild, wound up sticking another 4.0 M5 in). The short period of time that I was able to drive the truck with the shorter gears in the transmission was pleasant. Other folks have pulled this…

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The Lone Ranger – M50D Maintenance

The Lone Ranger – M50D Maintenance

Before I pulled the truck apart, I had already replaced the non-existent shifter bushings in my 5 gear. By referring to this article in the tech library at the Ranger Station  (linky) it was a pretty easy process. At the same time that I did that repair, I resealed the rubber plugs on the shift rail by following this write up also in the tech library at The Ranger Station (linky). While that slowed the leaks down quite a bit,…

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