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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:21 PM   #16
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See I don't know which transmission I have or even how to tell which one it is.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/ax5-ax15-947657/

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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:31 PM   #17
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You have the 2.5 so unless a conversion has been done you have the AX5.
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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:37 PM   #18
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You have the 2.5 so unless a conversion has been done you have the AX5.
I'm guessing no on the conversion. Judging by the lift quality I'd be watching out for other things done in an... Interesting manner...

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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:39 PM   #19
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yes, do a tune up and change ALL the fluids.. that means not only oil but do your differentials, tranny and transfer case. Search these forums or just google it. You'll find what you need.

Like the others said, 2nd gear doesn't just "do that"... changing the fluid "might" help it but don't quote me on that.

other than that, welcome to the Jeep club!
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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:40 PM   #20
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I'm guessing no on the conversion. Judging by the lift quality I'd be watching out for other things done in an... Interesting manner...

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I was thinking the same thing but trying to be nice. My thoughts were with those shackles there is no way the PO had enough brain sells to upgrade the trans.
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[QUOTE=Luuca;16122017]diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

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[QUOTE=Overhead;17658665]this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:46 PM   #21
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Ya Saturday I will be doing a tune up,oil change and changing the diff and the transfer case fluids along with transmission. Gonna knock it out in one day so hopefully thy will stop anything that happens on the future
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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:53 PM   #22
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Cosmetically it's a nice looking rig. I've always believed it's easier to fix mechanical items than stem the tide of cancer.
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Unread 05-02-2013, 04:03 PM   #23
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Well hopefully it stays strong on me. And with this 4 banger and these tires it doesn't have any power but that isn't a big deal because this is my summer crusier
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Unread 05-02-2013, 04:28 PM   #24
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Looks nice. I'd get some respectable length shackles and a 1" body lift so you can still roll with those tires.

That's just what I would do though.

Here is some good reading:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/n...ofile-1512909/
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:49 PM   #25
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Those are def the tallest shackles I have ever seen. How's the ride?
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Unread 05-09-2013, 10:18 PM   #26
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The ride wasn't good I haven't drove it in a week just got new shackles in today along with the 1" body lift so it will look a lot better and not ride so damn rough and weird
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Unread 05-10-2013, 08:56 AM   #27
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you have 2nd gear synchro prob. I HAVE THE SAME problem. you gotta double shift when dropping from 3rd to 2nd or 4th to 2nd, and no problems.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 09:30 AM   #28
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What do you mean by double shifting into 2nd gear
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Unread 05-12-2013, 12:27 AM   #29
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"Double clutching" is when you push the clutch petal in, knock the transmission out of gear, release the clutch petal all the way, then push it back in, and complete the downshift. It lets the syncho's catch up, and make it smoother to engage the gear.

Nice Jeep though, I'd love to see some pics when you get the lift swapped out.

Good luck!
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Unread 05-12-2013, 07:14 AM   #30
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"Double clutching" is when you push the clutch petal in, knock the transmission out of gear, release the clutch petal all the way, then push it back in, and complete the downshift. It lets the syncho's catch up, and make it smoother to engage the gear.

Nice Jeep though, I'd love to see some pics when you get the lift swapped out.

Good luck!
I have been having to do that and didn't know what it was called. Sometime I would have to start it with it in first to be able to drive.
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