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Unread 07-05-2009, 10:46 AM   #1
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cj7 trans swap

Hi, i a looking into swaping my 3 speed auto transmission for one with OD. is this possible? what OD trans will fit? i have a 4.2 6 cyl. any info on this matter will help, thanks.

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Unread 07-06-2009, 12:01 PM   #2
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both the 700R4 and the 4L60 can be swapped in but both will require adapters for the 258 to Tranny as well as the Tranny to TCase adapters...easily over $1000 in adapters on top of cost of tranny.
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Unread 07-09-2009, 08:56 PM   #3
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I hope this helps, if not then it was at least a good read in the May off-road magazine
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Unread 07-09-2009, 09:04 PM   #4
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or for poop and gigglin, I found this...

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