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    1. Yes sir, the RPMs will drop and you will be...

      Yes sir, the RPMs will drop and you will be happier in 5th. Its considered an overdrive gear set.
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      You could do that, but remember a trans is never...

      You could do that, but remember a trans is never completely empty even when drained, there is always some left inside, but it will not do a thing, unless metal is inside. Definitely replace the input...
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      Based on what you said, raise the car safely and...

      Based on what you said, raise the car safely and leave the trans in neutral. The do make a tool to hold the shifter in the correct position while you make the adjustment. Without the tool, loosen the...
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      A 4 cylinder 02A or 02J can fit, BUT... you need...

      A 4 cylinder 02A or 02J can fit, BUT... you need more than that as an answer.
      Better you find a donor car, say at the junkyard, take everything needed for the swap, shifter with cables, nuts, bolts,...
    5. Did you align the shifter itself, it should be in...

      Did you align the shifter itself, it should be in the center, but off to the right slightly so if its pushed forward, 3rd, pulled back, 4th. Also the selector shaft arm, there is a short and long...
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      If you are gringing while engaging reverse, then...

      If you are gringing while engaging reverse, then the input shaft is still spinning at the same speed as the engine, with tbe pedal down, the input shaft should be slowing to a stop, which then...
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      Better to replace that selector shaft tower if...

      Better to replace that selector shaft tower if you can find a good one and then the seal. Clean and lubricate it. If not then you will have to press out that bearing and get a replacement from the...
    8. If its acceleration you are after then a 2Y 16V...

      If its acceleration you are after then a 2Y 16V trans can work, short ratios and you add the same 5th as the current MK3 ( just assuming its a DFQ, CHE, AMC ) and if you want to cruise in 5th at a...
    9. The seal will be fine, it can only go in so far...

      The seal will be fine, it can only go in so far anyways.
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      Raise the left side of the car up leaving the...

      Raise the left side of the car up leaving the right front wheel on the ground Remove the black cover again, have someone go through the gears with the engine off, mainly 5th, observe the 5th gear...
    11. Thread: 02M / 02Q trans

      by HGB
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      One way to get the extra fluid in is through the...

      One way to get the extra fluid in is through the speedo hole. Any gear set at the end of the case of any of the trans 02M, Q, C, A, J will be first to not get enough lubrication, and will turn...
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      Zedhox, did you ever grind gears at all, lets say...

      Zedhox, did you ever grind gears at all, lets say you pulled off in 1st and shifted to 2nd, did it grind going into 2nd gear? If it did and all the external things like the linkages, bushings, are...
    13. Thread: 02M / 02Q trans

      by HGB
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      Well, thanks to those who came out to Waterfest...

      Well, thanks to those who came out to Waterfest 7/16/2017 and came to ask/learn a few things about their transaxles. I had the demo 02M on my bench opened up, smelling of gear oil ( sorry for the...
    14. Thread: 02j LEAK

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      Really check the flange that the seal sits in,...

      Really check the flange that the seal sits in, that thing o ring type seal on the flange and the area where the flange mounts to in the bellhousing. Check that bellhousing really good also, it can be...
    15. Many trans I have worked on that has ball...

      Many trans I have worked on that has ball bearings on the input shaft, usually has issues with the ball bearing. The 020 trans has this issue, but not like the 02M. Even a honda civic trans which has...
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      trans noise

      The noise could be from 1st and reverse rubbing on each other of the over center spring breaks.
      It can also be caused when the needle bearings sit and basically pit the bearing surface of the gear...
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      trans

      I know, the 02M is a manual and the only wires going to it would be the speed sensor and reverse. I was referring to the engine harness before, if it was pinched in reverse...anyways its not that....
    18. trans

      Agreed...can be a bearing issue based on the sound from the video. Is there a black seal cap on the case side of the trans, about the diameter of a hockey puck?
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      trans

      Did you get to drive the car in all forward gears, 1st through 6th as yet?
      This reminds me of a swap that was done with a pinch wires. The wires would be pinched and grounded only in reverse as the...
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      Trans fluid

      I am not buying this bs about "Euro" cars and "special trans fluids". What the hell is so special about a VW automatic trans and the fluid they use? Compared to every other manufacturers, we are the...
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