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Old 04-10-2008, 01:56 PM   #11
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The 3.3 is a good motor. However, the transmissions aren't the best in the world.

Can't beat free fifty.
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My buddy had one, beat the HELL out of it and gave it to his gf. believe it or not its still moving at 140k and just makes alot of noises lol

we took it out not too long ago and he went to pass someone and all i heard him say was ****, NO POWER! with the 3.3 screaming lol (hes used to driving his 03ssei or his camaro)
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A buddy of mine in HS had one of those for a while. Ran it back and forth between Kansas City and Joplin (about 3 hours) for a couple months. It ran well but he had a bad habit of running into things... he messed up the front end on a tree I think and eventually he gave it to his mom. I think it then went to his brother... and then who knows where.
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All this beating of these cars is great to know. It looks like Jon got a great deal for a free car, which is now actually a $12.05 car because of the oil cap, filter, and oil. Which kinds of spark plugs does the engine "like" to have? Can the cheapie copper ones do?
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my buddy on football has an 88 New yorker (new porker). its pretty loaded, all digital dash and a turbo under da hood!!
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Cheapies probably aren't the best, but unless he'* driving it on the track, they'll do okay. Make sure he replaces the PCV foam filter in the airbox too. And please emphasize to him that Mopar 7176 fluid, and Mopar 7176 fluid ONLY, should be used in the transmission, Dexron, Mercron, and "compatible" fluids will NOT cut it.

That is a NICE looking car. Tell him, if he does sell it off later, to take a little care in choosing the buyer. Wish it was closer.....
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Oh... I saw a quart of Valvoline transmission fluid in the trunk. I'll call him and let him know.
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Call him NOW. Number 1 killer of FWD MOPARs is non-MOPAR trans fluid. If it'* in the JY and you don't see obvious damage, then someone used the wrong trans fluid.
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What does one with incorrect transmission fluid do? I seriously doubt he has the money to do a flush.
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I seriously doubt he has the money to do a flush.
It'* either money for a flush, or money for a new trans. He needs to get it flushed, believe me , I know. I have been around plenty of Chrysler trannies and gearheads, and they say NOTHING but Mopar tranny fluid.
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