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Unread 05-07-2009, 09:47 PM   #1
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Trans swap

Doing a trans swap. mines sticking to second and then slipping bad.
picked up a used trans for 300. my mechanics putting it in this weekend. He told me what else I'm going to need (fluid, gaskets, etc)

does anyone know off hand exactly what fluid i'm gonna need?
5.2L V8

and anything else i'll need?

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Unread 05-07-2009, 10:02 PM   #2
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ATF+4 only.

While it's out, do yourself a favor and do the rear main seal on the engine. It's just not that much $$$ but it's a PITA with the tranny in (easy as hell with it out).
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Unread 05-07-2009, 10:09 PM   #3
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k thanks mickey. what else will i need?
filter kit, and what type of gaskets?
i kno of the transfer case gasket and trans/engine gasket
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(Sold) 1997 Grand Cherokee Limited: V8 5.2L, 2" BB, 31" Dick Cepeks.
(Sold) 1999 Grand Cherokee Laredo: Build Thread; V8 4.7L, Stock.
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Unread 05-08-2009, 06:44 AM   #4
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Actually, as far as I know there's no gaskets between the different drivetrain parts. Each unit has an input and output seal, but they aren't gaskets...
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