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Old 10-02-2009, 11:19 PM   #1
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hey guys a quick question. how can i find out what transmission i have in my jeep. its a '98 tj. 5 spd 4.0L inline 6 the reason i ask is im looking to purchase an aftermarket shifter for a little smoother shifting.

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Old 10-02-2009, 11:52 PM   #2
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You have the AX15.

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Old 10-02-2009, 11:55 PM   #3
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thank you
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Old 10-03-2009, 12:01 AM   #4
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You need to modify your shift pattern to get smoother shifting.

The biggest key? Slow down. Let the trans tell you when it wants to go up a gear.
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im not entirely sure what you mean by that. could you please elaborate. sorry this is my first stick shift so im not exactly intelligent when it comes to this.
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Old 10-03-2009, 09:17 AM   #6
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You don't need an after market shifter for smoother shifting. You need to modify the way you shift gears. Especially if you have a lunch box style locker in the rear. There is a good chance with a little modification to your shift habits you will notice a better feel when shifting. The AX15 isn't the best transmission out there. It was never designed to be thrown through the gears. Slow down. And try again.
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Old 10-03-2009, 09:58 AM   #7
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Yep, one thing to remember is that it is a truck transmission and isn't super fast to shift like a car can be. However, if you really don't like how it shifts, you sure could put a short shifter in to lessen the throw distance.
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Old 10-03-2009, 08:44 PM   #8
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makes sense. thanks guys :]

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