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Re: SVO: T5 grind

> My tranny grinds sometimes when I do a 3 - 5 shift, skipping 4th.  I have 2
> other 5sp trannys (not T5s) that don't grind when I do this.  Why do I do
> this?  Sometimes a romp on it in 3rd and then shift to 5th because I'm at
> or past the speed I want to be at.

I had the same problem with my 91' 5.0 coupe. With only 7k miles on it,
I took it in to the dealer. They just replaced the entire tranny. It was
the 3rd-5th syncros.

and btw...it used to do the 'wind out 3rd..into 5th' also.

Bud Morton
86 2R
85 4E