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Old 12-30-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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2nd Gear

Does anyone have the problem when it's cold out 2 nd gear is hard to catch and grinds a bit. When the engine get very warm it gets better? Thanks
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:14 AM   #2
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Sorta typical of the NVG3550, but you didn't state what trans. you have.

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Old 12-30-2012, 09:33 AM   #3
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Patrick sorry not really a hands on person been trying since the Jeep purchase. 1999 with rebuilt straight six
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:38 AM   #4
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My Jeep does it every time until the tranny warms up a bit.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:09 AM   #5
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My 5 speed never did that before I installed a 1.25" body lift. Now after the body lift it does that with 2nd and reverse until it warms up
3" BDS, 1.25" JKS body lift, 1" Zone motor lift, 35x12.5 GoodYear MT/Rs

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