Links To Related Info

Thanks go to the brave souls who've preceded me in similar adventures & freely shared their experience below:

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech/ford-ranger-automatic-transmissions Trans Spec
http://sporttrac.org/threads/automatic-transmission-first-gen.122688 Trans Spec
http://youtu.be/zcjukMGysok?t=1 Trans PanDrop+Filter+PanGasket+FluidChange
http://youtu.be/yb_1wbiPz9g?t=2 Trans PanDrop+Filter+ValvBodyTorq+PanGasket+FluidChange
http://youtu.be/EvaenbDc7zw?t=1 Trans PanGasket
http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/index.php?threads/2001-ranger-4x4-5r55e-interchange.191194 Trans Swap
http://web.archive.org/web/20190804194341if_/http://etereman.com/blog/ford-transmission-2/common-problems-for-the-ford-5r55e-transmission Trans Diagnos
http://www.sonnax.com/tech_resources/201-18-troubleshooting-tips-for-4r44e-5r55e-transmissions Trans Diagnos
http://www.ranger-forums.com/drivetrain-tech-37/ford-ranger-2011-4-0l-transmission-od-off-blinking-163391 Trans ODLamp Diagnos
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/ford-transmission-dtc-diagnostic-trouble-codes-obdii-p0700-p0790.238818 Trans Codes Diagnos
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/optimum-running-temp-for-5r55e.226968 Trans Temp Diagnos
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/5r55e-slight-1st-delay-when-cold.490982 Trans 1stGearSlow Diagnos
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/362514-how-do-i-get-engine-braking-in-first-gear.html Trans 1stGearBrak Fix
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/585150-4r55e-5r55e-ranger-explorer-transmission-problems-click-here.html Trans Fix
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/trial-by-fire-5r55e-shade-tree-style.316800 Trans Fix
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/the-5r55e-and-the-infamous-2-3-shift-flare-issue.174202 Trans 2nd~3rdRPMsFlare Diagnos
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/5r55e-valve-body-rebuild-diary.140987 Trans ValvBody Fix
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/5r55e-stairway-to-a-diary-companion-thread-to-the-5r55e-valve-body-rebuild-diary.154655 Trans ValvBody Fix
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/5r55e-band-adjustment-with-transgo-kit.489584/#post-3853674?utm_source=threadloom&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ed1535&utm_content=iss98 Trans ValvBody Fix
http://web.archive.org/web/20150918230418if_/http://www.ford-trucks.com/articles/common-fix-for-4r55e-5r55e-transmissions-with-a-bad-separator-plate-and-valve-body-gasket Trans ValvBody Fix
http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/ford_4r44e_4r55e_valve_body_gasket_issues.shtml Trans ValvBody Fix
http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/pdf_documents/2011-01-15_162051_ranger_trans_wot_tsb.pdf Trans ValvBody Fix
http://youtu.be/ilYmZpgfXa8?t=37 Trans ValvBody Fix
http://youtu.be/GtgDjAiMmvA?t=4 Trans ValvBody Fix
http://youtu.be/OsFbUP0bZuw?t=2 Trans ValvBody Fix
http://www.ranger-forums.com/drivetrain-tech-37/5r55e-kit-163411 Trans ValvBody
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/new-member-band-adjustment.490450 Trans Bands Fix
http://youtu.be/m01UZB4gMDo?t=29 Trans OuputSpeedSensor Fix
http://www.ranger-forums.com/drivetrain-tech-37/transmission-cooler-rubber-hose-size-157913 Trans CoolerHose=3/8"=9.5mm
http://web.archive.org/web/20200708215531if_/https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/towing-2000-eb-4x4-v6sohc-tran-cooler-33s-4-10-gears-pulinng-coleman-bayside.288137 Trans Cooler Mod
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/towing-and-transmission-cooler-advice.355583 Trans Cooler Mod
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/transmission-cooler-temp-question.160725 Trans Cooler Mod
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/2nd-transmission-cooler.476754 Trans Cooler Mod
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/oil-coolers.247990 Trans Cooler Mod
http://youtu.be/lEGeg5TDl9c?t=2 Trans Cooler Mod
http://web.archive.org/web/20200331123713if_/https://www.etrailer.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/pics/f/a/faq098_aa.jpg Trans Cooler Mod
http://web.archive.org/web/20200708222125if_/https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/fans-for-transmission-cooler.464816 Trans Cooler Fan
http://web.archive.org/web/20081226003439if_/http://www.pavementsucks.com/tech/cooler.php Trans Cooler Filter
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/inhs-5r55e-internal-thermostat-bypass-how-to.249659 Trans TStat Mod
http://web.archive.org/web/20200531135239if_/https://www.onlymanuals.com/pdfjs/viewer.html?pdfUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fonlymanuals-pdfs.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fmanual_previews%2Fford_explorer_sport_trac_parts_catalogue_2000_2006%2FFord%2520-%2520Explorer%2520Sport%2520Trac%2520-%2520Parts%2520Catalogue%2520-%25202000%2520-%25202006.pdf%3FX-Amz-Content-Sha256%3DUNSIGNED-PAYLOAD%26X-Amz-Algorithm%3DAWS4-HMAC-SHA256%26X-Amz-Credential%3DAKIAWHINZ2MPFDWFT7HH%252F20200531%252Fus-east-1%252Fs3%252Faws4_request%26X-Amz-Date%3D20200531T135118Z%26X-Amz-SignedHeaders%3Dhost%26X-Amz-Expires%3D86400%26X-Amz-Signature%3Dcb980c1abcb7b0d42ff4f7e68245f3cbe1da00ceeff368aede567bcf61c5d9f2 TowHitch Curt.13407
http://youtu.be/WgYsbrPEYUM?t=6 TowHitch Curt.13407
http://youtu.be/Ae9us951CS4?t=0 TowHitch Hidden.87008
http://youtu.be/OQsbboVwOKs?t=0 TowBrake ETrailer
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