However, a minor upgrade cannot use a different volume label for the new version.
The Full Size Jeeps (FSJ's) are among the most noble and impressive the the Jeep vehicles, and they have become some of the most sought after and treasured Jeeps of all.
As the reader is probably aware, the Wagoneers and J Trucks (aka, Gladiators) changed very little in form and structure from their lifespan of 1962 - 1991, and as such, we've written this article to cover conversions and their particulars for this entire span.
One of the primary goals here is that individuals have the information to choose smart, sanitary solutions that require a very minimum of invasive, unattractive or unreliable conversion work.
The transmission is in place and the mounts are welded in, enameled and ready for the engine.
It is possible to adapt the factory, AMC style TH400 (1974-1979) and the factory, AMC style TF727 transmission to Chevrolet Gen. III engines using Novak's #374 series adapter assemblies.
Every transmission we recommend on our website is available to the FSJ Jeeps. No adapters are generally needed to marry the following GM automatic transmissions to their usually matching Chevrolet or BOPC engines.
TH400: In the no-holds-barred strength category, the TH400 may be the obvious automatic of choice. For the AMC TH400 during these years does not have a case which is compatible with the GM engines.An update requires a major upgrade to change the Product Code.A minor upgrade can be used to add new features and components but cannot reorganize the feature-component tree.These block style plate adapters come with a flexplate as appropriate for your engine and the associated hardware.In our experience, these conversions can retain their automatic transmissions and transfer cases in the factory location, and the factory shifter linkages can remain the same.However, before we talk procedure, let's cover a bit of the history of these Jeeps and their key parts that will play a role in the planning of a successful conversion.