trans swap -
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 > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > trans swap

End of Summer Sale, 20% OFF!Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineRough Country Jeep Suspension Deals at Rockridge 4WD!

Unread 08-30-2002, 09:21 AM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 4
trans swap

I currently have a CJ-5 with a 3-speed trans in it. I was wondering if there was enouph room in the driveline to fit a newer 5 speed T-5. I know that it will connect to the amc 304 with the correct bell housing, but the question is on the length of it.

stonechucker is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-01-2002, 01:05 AM   #2
Registered User
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Alaska
Posts: 67
I put a T5 in a 1983 CJ5 with a 258 engine. You are left with about a 13 inch long rear driveline. If you have a lot of lift you will probably need to get a cv shaft because of the angle. I used a straight shaft on mine with about a 2 inch lift. I found a catalog that listed a spicer rear driveshaft showing the T5 as option for the CJ5.
RODDOR is offline   Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Suggested Threads

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