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 Post subject: 79 4x4 Trans Rebuild
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:34 pm 
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Hey y'all. Looking for some insight on my trans rebuild. I recently took my trans to a reputable trans shop in the area, everyone told me that they can rebuild anything, and at first they were like " yea, sure, bring it on by". But, after all, they said they couldn't do anything with it due to unavailability of parts. To me that means that if that were true nobody would be able to rebuild it for me. I've looked for rebuild kits and couldn't find anything either. Has anyone here rebuilt there 4x4 4 speed trans, or had someone else do it? Are there parts available somewhere? I also need the shifter bushings circled in the attached pic. Any help on this is much appreciated. Thanks for reading.


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 Post subject: Re: 79 4x4 Trans Rebuild
PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:06 am 
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Solorado1 wrote:
Hey y'all. Looking for some insight on my trans rebuild. I recently took my trans to a reputable trans shop in the area, everyone told me that they can rebuild anything, and at first they were like " yea, sure, bring it on by". But, after all, they said they couldn't do anything with it due to unavailability of parts. To me that means that if that were true nobody would be able to rebuild it for me. I've looked for rebuild kits and couldn't find anything either. Has anyone here rebuilt there 4x4 4 speed trans, or had someone else do it? Are there parts available somewhere? I also need the shifter bushings circled in the attached pic. Any help on this is much appreciated. Thanks for reading.

Not gonna be from any US sources... There may be some kits available on the asian market or MAYBE australia. If you can find someone who can navigate those sites.

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 Post subject: Re: 79 4x4 Trans Rebuild
PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:04 pm 
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That's not good news for me. Mine needs a rear bearing and I was going to have my spare rebuilt and just swap it out. :(

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 Post subject: Re: 79 4x4 Trans Rebuild
PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2020 8:19 pm 
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That's not good news for me. Mine needs a rear bearing and I was going to have my spare rebuilt and just swap it out. :(

Get measurements on the bearing and see if you can find a suitable replacement off size

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