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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-07-2001, 12:18 AM
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Transmission issue

My fifth gear bearing is going out in my 86 hardtop. I know there are overhaul kits for 100 dallors or so.

My question is how hard is it to do yourself? I already did the gears in my t-case but I think the trasnsmission would be more dificult?

Or does any one have a newer transmission with the lower fifth gear in good working order that they may want to part with?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-07-2001, 12:38 PM
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Re: Transmission issue

just wondering what kind of noise does a bad bearing make? I think I might have a bad bearing in one of my reduction gears, (doesnt make noise in 4th) but don't know what it really is. (my noise is kinda "tunka tunka tunka" at a fast rate depending on RPMs)

I don't know an answer to your questions, but was wondering the same things.


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Re: Transmission issue

LOCO, where in North Dakota are you located again? I'm in Winnipeg and have two spare trannies and would be willing to part with one if you need it. I know you're probably wrapped up in the exitement of that pretty little new girl in your life right now but maybe you'd like to come up here in the future for a trail run. Then you could pick up the tranny at the same time. Not sure what I'd charge for it but I'll be reasonable.

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Re: Transmission issue

its not that bad of a job to put bearings in the tranny as a rule if it makes a noise in every gear but 4th its the bearings in 4th the power goes strait through the main shaft and takes the pressure off the bearings.
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Re: Transmission issue

and what if it is makeing a loud bearing type noise in 4th and 5th...

My tranny/clutch is makeing some [email protected]$$ noises..

My problem is that at high speeds.. 4th&5th... i get a loud whineing noise coming from the tranny direction.. however when i left off the gas, even a slight amount.(enough that the engine is not propelling the vehicle, and its just rolling)the noise goes away. but as soon as i give her gas the whineing starts..


Throw-out bearing... Piolot bearing.... Tranny bearing??? who knows..

Its not my rear end, or my t-case..(trust me on that)

Any ideas!??

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Re: Transmission issue

Rgd,
I live in Bismarck. So it's about a 6.5 hour drive to Winnipeg.
Trail runs sound like fun. We will have to see if anything maybe next summer for a trail run.

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Re: Transmission issue

Check it out... Put the x-fer case in neutral, shift to 5th gear, rev it.... weee....

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