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Old 01-22-2011, 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Tigger4X
I'd rather have a 5 speed myself, but this bugger is gonna be for a friend of mine who is currently living in Misery (MO). Is there an overdrive auto trans that will bolt up to the 258 without any real fuss? And if so what t-case will run behind it? Of course its on a budget so I'm trying to steer away from adapters unless they are budget or cheaper than another route to get the final desired powertrain. I tried the search feature on here but 3 character search terms no workie! Thanks in advance all!

EDIT : Once its all figured out I'm gonna be looking for the items needed to convert it over so please keep me in mind for what you got taking up space.

Jeep used a 258/T5 combo, the MJ/XJ AW-4 should also mate right up.
Anyhting the 242/4.0L mated to so will the 258 and 290-401 V8s for that matter.

T-5 / AX-15 / NV3550 / AW-4 / ???? Don't recall the other A/T-OD . . .

1953 REO M48.
1962 GMC C3000.
1969 AMC AMX-390 Resto.
1971 AMC/Jeep J4000DRW.
1983 AMC Eagle project SX/290.
1988 AMC/Jeep project MJ/343.
1989 Jeep GrandWagoneer.
1991 Dodge Ram-Charger.

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