1356 manual on an a4ld - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource
Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiast!

Go Back   Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource Arrow Ranger-Forums Technical Forum Arrow Drivetrain Tech

Drivetrain Tech General discussion of drivetrain for the Ford Ranger.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-12-2015
Thread Starter

I am: Andrew
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Fort Nelson, B.C
Vehicle: 1993 Explorer
Drive Type: 4x4
Engine: 4.0
Posts: 4
Total Props: 0
1356 manual on an a4ld

I read on a couple forums that the 1354 and 1356 share the same 6 bolt pattern and 31 spline input, but those threads came to an ubrubt stop with no actual answers. Anyone able to confirm this? A 1354 manual t case is very, very rare to find here, but I have a few manual shift 1356's. If possible this might be my solution to the transfer case issue in my 92 explorer. Making some sort of linkage for the shifter wouldn't be an issue for me, I'm sure some flat plate with a hole drilled in it mounted to the cab would be enough.
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -
Old 11-13-2015
iTrader: (1)
I am: Ron Dean
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Vancouver, BC
Vehicle: 1994 Ford Ranger
Drive Type: 4x4
Engine: 4.0
Posts: 4,742
Total Props: 88
The BW1350 and 1354 are the same.

The BW1356 was used on full size trucks which never used the A4LD trans, I believe it is a larger transfer case and would guess that no it wouldn't bolt to A4LD but there may be a tail shaft housing adapter, and you would need to change drive shafts as they would most likely be wrong length.
This is an opinion not facts as I have never tried this swap.

If you are mechanically inclined then look at the Shiftster: Easily Convert Your Electric BorgWarner Transfer Case to Manual Operation! | The Shiftster

They have done most of the hard work.
If you were to mount the shiftster inside the cab and then made a cable and sheath that could twist the transfer case shifter...............
Most that use the Shiftster just use manual hubs and then put the transfer case in 4high during winter months, then lock the hubs when 4WD is needed
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: BW 1356 manual xfer case - Virginia Beach, VA elanalvey Engine & Drivetrain 0 09-09-2009 01:36 PM
2004 Ranger Service Manual, Wiring Manual and Haynes Manual - NC 04blackedge Interior, Exterior, Electrical, & Misc. 1 05-07-2009 04:43 PM
manual tcase mate with A4LD? Sonic04Edge Drivetrain Tech 6 01-03-2009 01:08 AM
Borg Warner 1356 (size, specs, etc) zabeard Drivetrain Tech 19 12-04-2008 09:31 AM
A4LD vs. 5R55E/5R44E output shaft (4x4) question n3elz Drivetrain Tech 35 12-06-2006 05:06 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:49 AM.