Best tranny option for built Wagoneer - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Technical Discussions > Engines & Drivetrain > Best tranny option for built Wagoneer

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed Line~Artec JK 1 TON SWAP~Advance Adapters SYE Kits

Reply
Unread 04-03-2013, 08:47 AM   #1
revelc
Registered User
1985 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tyler, Texas
Posts: 663
Best tranny option for built Wagoneer

I have a 401 with around 380 HP and 450+FT/LBS with a 727 I just had rebuilt behind it.

I want a stick to make best use out of the new engines power. What do y'all recommend in terms of a 4 or 5 speed? My relative has shipping containers full of all kinds of transmissions. Not many jeep ones though.

What would be the cheapest, strongest tranny to swap? I know I'll need a flexplate, clutch, pedal assembly( and tips?), master cylinder, new drive shafts?, crossmember?

__________________
Wag Rebuilt 360, 260H, 727, Locked 44, AMC 20, 208, 31" M/T's, 4" Rustys, 2.5" Duals. SOON:SOA SF, 496, T400, Doubler, D60's, 37" M/T's <-TOY
Cherokee Rebuilt 360, 2" Duals, mostly stock. SOON: Hot Street 401, 4'' Rustys, 33" BFG A/T's maybe a T-case to get rid of Q-Track <-TOW RIG
revelc is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-05-2013, 08:46 AM   #2
rjbruzan
Moderator
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Lake in the Hills, illinois
Posts: 2,076
Nv 4500.
__________________
Of all the things Ive lost
The one I miss most is my mind

Its like a fart in a windstorm
It smells good but thats about it

Registered Six Offender
Home of the Buzzin Half Dozen
rjbruzan is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.