Q: I am swapping transmissions

asked by on

The s5 47 went out in my 96 f250 7.5 460 ranch truck. I have an 88 f250 with a 7.5 460 also and it has a s5 42 l. I know the transmission is a little weaker but I just need it to keep me going until I Have the money to put a s5 47 back in it. I alredy bolted the s5 42 up to the 96 and every thing fits but I also need a new slave and master cylinder and I was going to make Shure it fit before I bought a new one. So here is my question when I put the s5 42 out of the 88 in the 96 do I need to buy a slave and master cylinder for the 96 or 88? Thanks
My car has a manual transmission.

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. I am swapping transmissions

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can I convert it to a 4x4

Hi there. In most cases, trying to convert from two to four wheel drive is more of a hassle than it is worth attempting; for practical applications. However, it is a fun project if you're learning fabrication. There are some...

Q: Car starts, but stalls while driving

Hello, with knowing the specifics of which gasket was replaced, you should have the the oil leak repaired to avoid severe engine damage, requiring a replacement. There are many causes for a car stalling, like vacuum leaks, faulty sensors, and...

Q: Should I have a massive cooling system replacement done?

To answer your last question first, if the truck is "overheating", you can't drive it at all, not even to a repair facility. Overheating, if severe enough, has the effect of warping the cylinder heads, block, and manifolds. Even if...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...