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Old 12-10-2006, 12:54 AM
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Replacing/Modifying AOD Tailshaft Governor

Tranny in question came from a van with 3.55 or 3.73 (90 E250 that I never saw, so not quite sure) but I am running with a vehicle that currently uses 4.10 gearing in the diffs.

I have been told to 'add weights' to the governor. Is this something I can do myself? Ford parts still available? Should i just try to find a 4.10 governor??

Then I am curious if I should re-visit TV Cable adjustment when governor is changed/modified.

Any insight is appreciated
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:06 AM
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I'm running an AOD and have never heard of changing anything associated with the governor when changing gears. Go to or and see what they have to say about the AOD. I am putting a TransGo shift kit in mine right now to help it shift better and live longer.
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Old 02-14-2007, 06:53 PM
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An AOD governor is an AOD governor.
There is no difference as far as gearing is concerned.

The biggest problem lies with the cable adjustement.
It is critical and a poor adjustement can smoke an AOD transmission in a few miles.
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