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post #1 of 9 Old 11-07-2009, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Which stock tranny is most trouble free..manual or auto on a 2005 6 cyl wranger X

I was about to buy a 2005 wrangler X with a 6 cyl and 6 speed manual.

I was wondering if the auto or the manual was the most trouble free....or are they both great transmissions?

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post #2 of 9 Old 11-07-2009, 01:22 PM
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Hopefully, Unlimited04 will be along soon to answer your question.

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They are both great transmissions pick what you want.

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The manual is my pick.

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They're both great transmissions. Just change the fluids at the recommended intervals and you'll be fine.

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how trouble free it is depends on how well you take care of it. common sense tells me if i dont do any maintenance or very little maintenance then its going to die on me fairly quickly. and the opposite is true as well; make sure the fluids are changed when necessary and dont bolt up 500hp to it and itll be fine. i have almost 100k on my auto with no problems whatsoever. and im sure there are people who have just as much mileage or more on their manuals with no problems as well.

if you like or dont mind shifting then get the stick, but if you dont want to worry about shifting (or you want an almost infinite low in 1st) then keep shopping for an auto. the only bad thing about the OD auto in a TJ is the OD ratio. its just too tall.

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Its personal preference really. The 4 speed auto needs a little deeper gearing to make up for the OD with larger tires. Other than than that They are both pretty stout as long as you take care of them.

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yea, go with the manaual


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