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Old November 3rd, 2007, 02:10 PM   #1
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just picked up a 92 xploder with a 4.0 and a 5 speed (M5OD-r1) the 5 speed is junk.

in my garage for no reason there is a 96, 2.3(that's blown) with a good 5 speed M5OD-r1. anyone see where i'm trying to go with this? could i be lucky enought that it would bolt up?
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Old November 3rd, 2007, 02:27 PM   #2
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scratch that idea. the starters are on different sides, now i'm gonna see if i can transfer the guts...
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Old November 3rd, 2007, 05:14 PM   #3
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Whats wrong with the trans?? just curious
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Old November 3rd, 2007, 05:37 PM   #4
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on the input shaft in the very front where is meets the first bearing, the bearing ran dry and welded itself to the shaft and broke it.
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Make sure when you get a new one, replace the plugs on top with metal ones. Thats probably where the fluid went.
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the guts are interchangeable... 99% sure
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the gear ratios are different between the two... but they should still swap.
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