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post #1 of 5 Old 11-23-2011, 07:56 AM Thread Starter
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wrangler 5-speed minus 5th

I recently picked up a '94 2.5, 5-speed, Wrangler w/223,000 miles...It seems to run OK, but I bought it with a bad tranny, there's no 5th gear. Probably for what I will use it for...it'll never be missed...If I did want to change out the tranny, what would fit? Wrangler, Cherokee, Dakota...??? This is of course a low budget project...any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks-Craig

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post #2 of 5 Old 11-23-2011, 08:08 AM
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There's lots of info on tranny swaps for the 2.5. As long as it's a manual, there is information. The AX5 behind the 2.5 is notoriously weak though..

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post #3 of 5 Old 11-23-2011, 08:17 AM
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Is this your problem?

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/a...emoval-908252/

Check here about swaps...

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/y...s-here-580536/

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post #4 of 5 Old 11-23-2011, 08:23 AM
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^ Right there. About $40 and a couple hours of your time and you will have 5th gear back.
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post #5 of 5 Old 11-25-2011, 07:19 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the replies. Looks like good information, since I just got it and don't know the history...I'd be just guessing as to why 5th is out...
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