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How do i drop the driveshaft to remove the transmission in a 94 ford thunderbird 3.8L non turbo? does the gas tank have to come out as well

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Htat all depends on who you ask, the majority says yes you do, some also recommend dropping the exhaust , i know i did , it made life easier

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  • hi sir how are you
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