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07-19-2012 10:17 PM
brendend Where's the vent hose on the 4 speed auto?
07-19-2012 10:00 PM
carlosprite
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoCal-Jeeper
Is the vent something that only automatic transmissions have?
My 6-speed manual has the vent

Quote:
Originally Posted by cmecha

would a 5/16 hose work?
I used 8mm (internal diameter) radiator hose (it was tight but a bit of hot water makes it easy!)
07-19-2012 07:46 AM
cmecha
Quote:
Originally Posted by carlosprite View Post
Take the shift boot off an it is a little black cap in front of the shift tower.

Pull it off, and put a rubber hose over the knob, run into the engine bay.



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would a 5/16 hose work?
07-18-2012 01:02 PM
Donkerz ^Mud like that sucks! Even I need a winch sometimes to get my 200lbs out in that kinda muck
07-18-2012 12:52 PM
Sarguy I don't know about water, but with mud, I'm limited up to my wife's knees.
07-18-2012 10:42 AM
gavinboomer93 I also have a 98 tj sport auto. 4" lift on 33's. Usually have no problems running through about 3ft of water, then about two weeks ago I stuck in about two. Just got caked up. Definitely don't want to let her shit there for long. She was down for about 5 minutes til the wench was set. But once I got off the trail it wouldn't come out of first for about 1.5 miles. Then was in second for about two day before I went and had it flushed with new filter and gasket. And after still took about another day before she ran right for me. Been stickin to the rocks lately. Thought I was invincible with front and rear lockers. Not in the water.
07-18-2012 10:03 AM
SoCal-Jeeper Is the vent something that only automatic transmissions have? In my first jeep (manual transmission), armed solely with ignorance, I ran through lots of water and ended up drowning the engine even, but had no issues with the transmission.
07-17-2012 09:46 PM
carlosprite
Quote:
Originally Posted by cmecha
where would the breather be located on a NGS370
Take the shift boot off an it is a little black cap in front of the shift tower.

Pull it off, and put a rubber hose over the knob, run into the engine bay.



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07-16-2012 09:42 AM
cmecha where would the breather be located on a NGS370
07-11-2012 10:35 AM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by 98 tj sport View Post
Can it be done with the trans still under the jeep or would I have to pull it
You'd definitely have to pull the transmission for this job.
07-11-2012 10:25 AM
Yoshiltz I suppose it would be "possible" to do it in the vehicle but you have to seperate it from the engine so you can get to the cover. Might as well pull it and make it easy on yourself.
07-11-2012 09:21 AM
lindel Some descriptions and examples of military fording equipment.

Evolution Of Deep Water Fording and the Jeep

Vehicle aside, if you're snorting fish...You're too deep!
07-11-2012 08:58 AM
Vroooom Twss
07-11-2012 08:52 AM
lynn A buddy of mine got too deep...



07-11-2012 07:30 AM
98 tj sport Can it be done with the trans still under the jeep or would I have to pull it
07-11-2012 06:21 AM
Yoshiltz The vent to the 32rh can be done without welding. Its actually a bad idea to weld to the pump cover anyways because it can warp easily. I threaded mine and installed a plug then drilled and taped a hole in the top of the case for a barb fitting which I attached my vent to and ran it up the dip stick. Not all that hard but definitely time consuming. I'd rather be pulling the trans for that than for a rebuild though.
07-11-2012 06:09 AM
Leeroy Jeepkins
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford
Chadwick's useless and misleading thread deserved to be deleted, I hate to even see it referred to.
Why was it misleading? Was it fake?
07-10-2012 09:38 PM
98 tj sport O it just said that I didn't have permission to read it or something
07-10-2012 09:22 PM
Jerry Bransford Chadwick's useless and misleading thread deserved to be deleted, I hate to even see it referred to.
07-10-2012 09:20 PM
jeepers29 I read that someone thought that the Chadwick thread had been killed. Don't know for sure, but sure was some funny reading.
07-10-2012 09:12 PM
98 tj sport
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Originally Posted by Leeroy Jeepkins
Surprised Chadwick hasnt been brought up yet
I tried to read that post the other day someone posted a link to it in one I was reading and it wouldn't let me read it and no I can't find the link to it, anyone know y I can't read it
07-10-2012 08:50 PM
Leeroy Jeepkins Surprised Chadwick hasnt been brought up yet
07-10-2012 06:37 PM
john sherry I have a 97TJ,have forded creeks up to headlight level,yes my breathers are extended,only limiting factor was factory airbox,watermark was at the bottom of the trumpet.
07-10-2012 06:37 PM
98 tj sport Yea I didn't think about that but that's what wf is for so when I have brainfarts someone is there to correct me thanks jerry guess ill just have to try and find someone to weld it so I can tap it and get me a vent hose on there before I mess something up
07-10-2012 06:33 PM
Jerry Bransford What if the JB Weld doesn't stay in place and bits and pieces fall inside the transmission? I like and use JB Weld but that's not where I would use it.
07-10-2012 06:27 PM
98 tj sport Dangit ok, o do u think I could use something like jb weld to seal the hole and just drill and tap that cuz id know how to weld, I'm trying to learn but its kinda a slow process messing around with a welder with no one to really show you lol so I def don't wanna go welding on my transmission
07-10-2012 06:19 PM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by 98 tj sport View Post
I have a 98 auto assuming the 32rh is there any way to mount a vent hose to it so I don't have to worry about it sucking water
The vent for the 30RH and 32RH is in front of the transmission, just above the input shaft behind the torque converter. The only way to do what you want to do is have someone who knows how to weld aluminum weld the vent hole closed. Then you have to drill and tap a hole on top of the transmission and screw a barbed fitting into it so a rubber vent hose can be attached. Not real difficult but not easy either.
07-10-2012 06:14 PM
98 tj sport
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford
A lot of this depends on the year TJ you have and the main limiting factor is with TJs old enough to use the AX-5, AX-15, or 32RH transmissions, all of those have vent openings on the transmissions themselves... so if you get into water deep enough to cover the transmissions, and with the 30RH or 32RH even lower than that, water can make its way into the transmission via their vent tubes.

It wasn't until later when he NV3550, NGS370, and 42RLE transmissions started being used when they added remote-opening rubber vent hoses for them that keep the water out.
I have a 98 auto assuming the 32rh is there any way to mount a vent hose to it so I don't have to worry about it sucking water
07-10-2012 06:13 PM
Jerry Bransford A lot of this depends on the year TJ you have and the main limiting factor is with TJs old enough to use the AX-5, AX-15, or 32RH transmissions, all of those have vent openings on the transmissions themselves... so if you get into water deep enough to cover the transmissions, and with the 30RH or 32RH even lower than that, water can make its way into the transmission via their vent tubes.

It wasn't until later when he NV3550, NGS370, and 42RLE transmissions started being used when they added remote-opening rubber vent hoses for them that keep the water out.

Not to mention you have to verify the integrity of the remote vent hoses where they are attached to the axles and transfer case for all model year TJs. If those hoses are not securely attached, you can end up with water in the axles and/or transfer case.

To me, it's best to simply avoid deep water and not drive into deep water unless you absolutely have to. It's just not worth the risk.
07-10-2012 06:06 PM
00tj2
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Originally Posted by schnutzy View Post
not quite.
your limiting factor is the vent tubes for your diffs and transmission.
find out where they are and relocate them, or dont go deeper then them.
Pretty sure both vent tubes have one way valves on them and in stock form the front and rear tubes are just about the same height as the air filter.
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