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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-15-2008, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
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Hard to find parts

For some reason, I seem to collect jeeps with parts that are hard to find. The first one is my fault.... I think I got my harmonic balancers mixed up and threw out the 304 and installed the 360. 360 balancers are easy to get, 304's are not I discovered. I have one coming from Washington state.

The second and more problematic is the TF999 in my YJ. I found out a month ago AFTER I picked up my jeep from getting the transmission rebuilt that the case had been broken at some point before I bought it and welded back together. It seems it has an internal pressure leak though. No one has a core laying around anywhere. The cheapest I've found so far is in MN and it is $65 and estimated $200 shipping. Ouch.

I haven't even started on the M38A1 yet.....

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I scrapped out a spare good case about 3 months ago after I rebuilt my current one. It was in the way. Bad timing.

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That's what you get for messing around with them there automatical trans-miss-ions.

I'd be all over the shop that rebuilt it with a damaged case. They should have seen the repair and looked for further damage, not just stuffed parts in it.

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Im not sure if it's the TF999 or 727 but i have one sitting in the garage on the back of a 360 out of an 86 wagoneer!!! Jeremy is suppose to be coming up soon and if I can get it drained and wrapped up, he would probably bring down your way. Im thinking it's the 727 but if it will work, you can have it....
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