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Ford RKE 5 Manual Transmission Rebuild Kit Print E-mail

These quality RKE 5 speed manual transmission parts, rebuild kits and overhaul kits are designed to be top of the line overhaul kits.  We have included information on how to identify individual transmissions, application information, model year, detailed kit and part availability by transmission type.  This Mazda built Top loaded transmissions are covered in this section that are model RKE, rear wheel drive (RWD). Typically used in Ford ThunderBird and Mercury Cougar 5 speed applications. In some cases we can supply good used parts (take out parts inspected at the factory) give us a call 800-216-1632 and let us help save you some money.

Ford RKE 5 Speed Manual Trans Parts Different overhaul kits are available depending on the extent of the overhaul that you planning, the contents of the kits are described as follows:

  • DTSBKXXX Kits (RWD): Main case bearings, gaskets, seals. You may also want to add new bearing retainer, nuts, dogs & wires, extension housing bushing, small parts kit, shifter bushings. Syncro rings are not included in these kits.

  • DTSBKXXXWS Kits (RWD): Main case bearings, gaskets, seals. You may also want to add bearing retainer, nuts, dogs & wires, extension housing bushing, small parts kit, shifter bushings. Syncro rings are included in these kits.

  • Information and parts are provide for the following Transmission: Mazda Ford Car RKE 5 Speed (RWD)

IDENTIFICATION - Top loaded ribbed unit with aluminum case, extension housing and top cover with an integral bell housing. Fully synchronized in all gears, including reverse. Forward gear Syncro are lined and reverse is brass. The front input bearing is a tapered bearing with a 90mm O.D. A single shift rail runs through the extension housing to the shifter located at the rear. This resembles the truck design but the parts are not interchangeable.

It's easy to get the correct parts the first time from  Using the application tables below just locate your vehicle model, model year, number of cylinders and engine size read across to identify correct overhaul kit part number.  Make a note of the part number and complete our secure easy order from.
Below you will find parts for the RKE 5 speed transmission used in Ford Thunderbird and Mercury Cougar.   In addition to these overhaul kits we can provide miscellaneous hard parts, don't see what you need just give us a call.

Vehicle Model Cylinder Engine Year Description Overhaul Kit
Your Cost
Overhaul Kit with Syncro Rings
Your Cost
Ford THUNDERBIRD 6cyl 3.8L 1989-97 5spd, RWD, RKE, Mazda style DTSBK248B $ 302.69 DTSBK248BWS $ 532.66
MERCURY COUGAR 6 cyl 3.8L 1989-90 5spd, RWD, RKE, Mazda design, aluminum case and top cover DTSBK248B $ 302.69 DTSBK248BWS $ 532.66

Part Number





Syncro Ring Kit


SK214 Syncro Ring Kit 6 pieces with 1st-5th Lined



Miscellaneous Kits


K100214-8 Reseal Kit  



K 301414 Small Parts Kit  



Metal Clad Seals


301092 Front Seal  



45551B Rear Seal  







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