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5 speed tranny

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by matthew5olson, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Jul 15, 2010 at 5:38 AM
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    matthew5olson

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    I have an '04 5 speed. it needs replaced
    I can get a '99 5 speed.

    I know the tranny's are the same. and they both came off a 3.4. everything should be the exact same on these correct. I found some info on differences with the t-case plugs for different years (add or not and reverse) but I'm using my t-case. Is there anything I overlooked?

    while swapping them is there anything I should change on the donor? It only has 120k on it. My broke one had 170k before I lost the 4th gear synchro. But that was my fault. the rear seal needed fixed and I let the fluid get to low.
     
  2. Jul 15, 2010 at 5:42 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Why don't you just change the synchros out? They are cheap.

    To answer your original question, you should be fine.
     
  3. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:10 AM
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    the tranny i'm getting is 300 bucks. I figured by the time I bought the synchros and had a shop press them in it was easier to just get another used one. (they do need pressed correct, my uncle told me they did and I didn't check to verify.)
     
  4. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:13 AM
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    No they don't need pressed (they are bronze). Let me see if I can find the breakdown.
     
  5. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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  6. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:19 AM
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  7. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:21 AM
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    Regardless, the swap will be a lot faster and easier than actually rebuilding the tranny. You could keep the "bad" one as a spare and rebuild it.
     
  8. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:23 AM
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    I was just reading that. I think you posted it on another thread. Like i said by the time I either buy a press or pay to have the stuff pressed and get a bearing seperator it will just be a lot nicer to drop in a used tranny. Then I can fiddle with my tranny without worrying about getting it done real fast. I cant be driving around to go get stuff pressed without my truck.
     
  9. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:27 AM
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    i would like to rebuild mine but if I screw it up I don't have the time to wait around to figure it out. I was just using it without 4th gear (although I can shift into 4th without using the clutch). But I found one for 300 and it would be nice to have 4th gear again. I'll probbly change the clutch while i have the tranny out. it has 60k miles of abuse on it.
     
  10. Jul 15, 2010 at 6:29 AM
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    LOL, well good luck and keep us posted.
     
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