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    So I'm planning on doing a lot of work on my Jeep when I get back to the states, I just have to work out the details.

    First question is what do you guys think of a Ford M5OD-R2 for a transmission behind a 302? I know it's only considered medium duty, but keep in mind my buddy is giving it to me if I get rid of a junk Explorer for him.

    Second question. Who's running BFG KM2s or KXs? How do they perform in various conditions? Can you give pros or cons on either? I'd love to get a set of KXs but they are pretty spendy are they worth it?

    Thanks guys I'll probably add more questions as I run into them.
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    go for the 302. I know a guy running one on a YJ and he also has D60's and 39.5" rubbers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    go for the 302. I know a guy running one on a YJ and he also has D60's and 39.5" rubbers.
    Oh the 302 is a definite I love that motor, it's the tranny that has me scratching my head a little. Thanks for backing up the choice though I may have to get in touch with your buddy.
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    I may be wrong but I think the stock jeep tranny will work on a 302?!?!?!?!?!

    Let me ask around
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    The KXs are going to wear like you can't even imagine if they ever see pavement...so if you are going to DD it, stay with the KM2s. You'd be doing good to get 5-7k out of the KXs as a DD.
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    Trxxus MTR's>KM2's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by korisu56 View Post
    Trxxus MTR's>KM2's.
    I do love my Trxus M/Ts...
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