M5R2 5 Speed Ford Truck (RWD) Information and parts


M5R2 Ford Manual Transmission Parts

These quality M5R2 5 speed manual transmission parts, rebuild kits and overhaul kits are designed to be top of the line. Information on how to identify your individual transmissions, application information, model year, detailed kit and part availability is provided. The Mazda built top loaded transmissions that are covered in this section are: M5R2, rear wheel drive (RWD). Typically used in Ford Bronco F150 and F250 pickups plus E Series Vans using 5 speed applications.

Overhaul kits are available with and without syncro rings:


Part Numbers DTSBKXXX Kits fit included Main case bearings, gaskets and seals.

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

The M5R2 has some unique identification RWD or 4WD, aluminum case and top cover, top loaded aluminum unit with an integral bell housing (bell housing is part of the case) and tower shift. Fully synchronized with brass synchro rings in all gears, including reverse.  The front input shaft bearing is tapered with a 90mm O.D the rear retainer is cast iron. The shifter tower has three rubber plugs in back that are prone to leak you will want to change these to steel. Inspect the units to see if it has an updated 5th/reverse assembly before ordering synchro kits or reverse gears. 1995 and later models have top cover reverse light switch moved to forward corner of shift cover. In 1996 case is changed to accommodate modular motor (4.6L), with starter bolt pattern being triangular.  In 1999 the case was changed for 4.2L 4wd drive vehicles.  A detailed part illustration is provided to assist you in parts identification.


Check "Tag to "Transmission Identification Chart" to verify which transmission you have the M5R1 and M5R2 look a lot a like.

It's easy to get the correct parts the first time from drivetrain.com.  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 M5R2 5 speed transmission used in Ford E Series Vans, F-Series Truck, P-Series Vans and Full Size Bronco's.   In addition to these overhaul kits we can provide miscellaneous hard parts, don't see what you need just give us a call 1-800-216-1632.