Originally Posted by swickwake
it was bolted up to a 4.0 out of a 96.
From the factory, a 96 4.0 would have had a 4R55E. The 5-speed 5R55E came out on the 97 4.0. The 4R44E and 5R44E were the lighter duty version of the series, used only behind 3.0's and 4 cylinders.