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Happy New Year to you and yours! I'm rebuilding a T-19 transmission for my Jeep CJ-7, replacing the T-5. Assuming the gears and case are in usable condition, I have a core. I've read the T18 section of the CJ Rebuilder's Manual, and I have the Novak rebuild guide as well. From what I've seen, it certainly seems more basic than the T5. The mass is going to be a challenge if anything needs to be pressed into or out of the case!
I guess it must be the time of year for failing T-5's! Several months ago I rebuilt mine with help from the forum. After, the 2nd gear synchronization was fixed, but the other problem remained. Shifting was fine 1-5, however after running in 5th on the highway and coming to a stop, I had difficulty moving the shifter into anything other than 4th gear. Early on, it just required a little pressure to get into 4th then all other gears were accessible. Over the last few months, the problem has gotten worse to the point that on several occasions I've been stuck at a light or stop sign tr