i have a similar problem...grinds upshifting and downshifting into 2nd and upshifting into 3rd and 4th. its also hard to get it into 1st. could this be my syncro? its a 97 TJ 4.0
[B]'97 Sport green[/B], 4.0 5spd, [B]Bestop[/B] supertop, [B]RE[/B] 3.5", 33x10.5 [B]BFG[/B] a/ts on 15x8 [B]Cragar[/B] 397's, [B]Warn[/B] rockcrawler front bumper, [B]KC[/B] 100W on windshield, [B]Hella[/B] 500 fogs on bumper, [B]K&N[/B] intake, [B]Flowmaster[/B] 40, [B]Herc'd[/B] interior, [B]B&M[/B] shortthrow, [B]PORC[/B] SYE, [B]Collis[/B] custom CV shaft, [B]Nth Degree [/B] rear UCA's, [B]Gopher-it [/B] bell-up, [B]Novak[/B] t-case shifter, [B]MORE[/B] 1" MML/BL.