Be warned that 4WD trannys/t-cases are very heavy and may require two people to get it out. Set the vehicle on jack stands or better yet a lift. Simply chock the wheels if you think the vehicle is tall enough. Remove all the shifters, disconnect the driveshafts, and pull any wires that are going to the transmission. Remove the starter, the clutch cable/shift linkage, and unbolt the trans from the tranny crossmember. You may need to remove the exhaust, and it definitely gives you more play room. If it's an automatic, drain the fluid from it and save it to put back in later, otherwise you'll have a big red mess. You don't have to do this with a manual, but it makes the tranny lighter and easier to work with. Support the back of the engine with a jack or stand, then support the tranny with a jack. Remove the tranny crossmember from the frame. Unbolt the tranny from the engine (normally 6 bolts), then finally pull the tranny out from the engine. You may have to work at it; move it side to side and up/down with the jack. If it doesn't move at all, make sure you got all the bolts (bottom, side, and top, just under valve cover). If it moves a little, it's hung up on the mounting dogs, use a pry bar and persuade it to move. Back it more or less straight out or else you could warp the clutch disk or torque converter. The dust shield may fall off, no biggie. Ease it down with the jack and you're done. Reverse the process to install. Check condition of tranny seals, rubber mounts, drive shafts, clutch/flywheel/clutch fork/thrust bearing/spring diaphragm if manual and torque converter/flexplate if auto. Good Luck.
If the truck is a 4 wheel drive it would be easier to remove the engine to replace the flywheel. If the truck is a 2 wheel drive removing the transmission and bell housing is the way to go.
That depends on the type of vehical, front wheel drive or rear wheel drive. Rear wheel drive vehical: Removing the transmission is the best way to go. there is less to un-hook from the trans then the motor. Also during reassembly the torque converter has to be placed on the trans and turned twice, you will feel it click into place (go on further) it must be seated before reassembly. Front wheel drive: Sorry i have no experience with front wheel drive.
The transmission has nothing to do with the 4wd system and there is nothing to convert. Just install the transmission and you will be good to go if you have the right transmission.
Transmission fluid on a front wheel drive. All wheel drive unit fluid on a an all wheel drive.
Almost, except the case for a 4WD transmission is designed to mount a transfer case, and the tail shaft is intended to go into said transfer case... a 2WD transmission is not. They will not be compatible.
Most Minivans are front wheel drive and a 97 Chevy Silverado's are rear wheel drive, you do the math.
Cars with front wheel drive have a transmission that also acts like a differential, feeding the power to the outside wheel when going around a corner. This type of transmission is called a trans axle, because the drive shafts go directly from the transmission to the wheels.
NO. The 2-wheel drive transmissions have a SHORTER CENTER SHAFT in them because there is no transfur case that goes on them. The 4-wheel drive transmissions have a LONGER center shaft that sticks out further because it has to go into the transfur case. You can take both transmissions apart and switch the center shafts and then it will work. It's NOT about the tail end of the transmission.
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The center shaft in a 4x4 transmission is longer then a 2-wheel trans. so it will go into the tranfur case. You will need to take the 4x4 trans. apart and put a 2-wheel drive center shaft in it and then change the rear tail shaft housing on the transmission and then it will work in the car. It would be cheaper and easyer to just get a car transmission.
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Just if you want to go into or out of ( 4 wheel drive low ) but not for the 4 wheel drive automatic setting