Problems with Dodge NV4500
May 26, 2015 - Author: bartbarton
Question: I recently purchased a dodge cummins with a nv4500 tranny the clutch was weak after doing a couple engine mods so I decided to replace the clutch along with that I decided to upgrade to the bigger input shaft. When setting the end play of the new shaft I took 5th gear apart and went back together fine or so I thought, it no longer will go into 5th after reinstalling the transmission all other gears work fine including reverse except 5th. I have scoured the Internet for a manual before I take it apart to see what’s wrong so I know how to put it back together. And have turned up nothing. Do you guys offer a repair/ manual?
Answer: Sorry we don’t have a manual for sale. We assume something went wrong with the syncro slider assembly during the reinstall
The slider will go on backwards…. The pointed engagement teeth need to face the rear.
For more free technical support give Scott a call toll free 888-824-2012 he can help you. Need parts see our website.
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Jeep Wrangler automatic to Manual
May 21, 2015 - Author: bartbarton
I have a Wrangler TJ converted into a 4.7 V8 H.O
Question: I am interested to change from automatic (545RFE) to a 6-Speed manual such as the Getrag 238 (MWTCRY033).
Answer: We do not have anything manual that will bolt behind the 4.7L other than a NV3500 out of a Dodge selling price would be $1595.00 outright no core required plus freight.
Give Scott a call toll free 888-824-2012 he can help you. Need parts for your NV3500 see our site.
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Why Tire Size is Important
May 8, 2015 - Author: CourtneyN
Question: I have a 1992 4WD GMC Sierra. The transmission gets stuck in neutral and reverse when it is backed up with transmission in 4 wheel drive any ideas?
Answer: As far as being stuck in natural or reverse, it shouldn’t make any difference to the transmission if it’s in 4WD or not as far as the transmission shifting unless there is a drive line bind like mismatched front and rear gear ratio’s or mismatched tires Not sure what the problem is suggest you verify it has not had any differential work as in one of the differentials being changed and creating a gear ratio difference… then I would check all tires.. should be within ½” overall diameter.
Give Scott a call 888-824-2012 once you have check these things he can help you.
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Toyota Transfer Case
May 5, 2015 - Author: bartbarton
Question: I have a 1999 Toyota pickup truck its a V6, Can you help me with a rebuilt transfer case?
You need our part # MTTOY017 your cost is $950 plus $250 core deposit plus freight.
This transfer case has a one year hassle free warranty.
Give Scott a call toll free 888-824-2012 he can help you. You can see the other part that we can provide on our site at www.midwesttrans.com.
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Difference Between 2WD & 4WD ZF S5-42 Transmission?
May 4, 2015 - Author: CourtneyN
I have a 1990 FORD F-350 CUSTOM V8 5.8L 460-CID FI N H 4 Wheel Drive | S5-42 Trans (Standard 5 Speed)
Question: What’s the difference between 4 x 2 and 4 x 4 models of the ZF S5–42 transmission?
Answer: The 4 wheel drive of the ZF S5-42 transmission has an open style tail housing allowing the companion of the transfer case. The 2WD ZF S5-42 transmission has a bolt on yoke in the rear only allowing the rear drive line to be bolted on. This is why it is crucial to identify your correct transmission and vehicle information. If you have any trouble identifying your transmission our experts can help call 1-888-824-2012 or visit our website www.midwesttrans.com/ZF_S542_Manual%20Transmission.html.
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