Can I pull the motor on my 87 raider without pulling the transmission?

Ken Cunningham
5

Asked by Ken Oct 04, 2012 at 08:41 PM about the 1987 Dodge Raider

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

Matt Thibault
855

I assume your '87 is the 2.6L... I'm not sure about the 4 cyl, but on my V6, I couldn't remove the engine and transmission as an assembly because of how the transmission and transfer case are attached, as if they were one assembly. In my service manual, the transmission/transfer case assembly share the model number (V5MT1). It is far more work removing the transmission and engine together. You'll definitely need to pull the rad and rad fan so you can move the engine forward once the transmission is unbolted.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Need to change the oil pan, do I have to unmount the engine? 3 answers

    I have a 1989 Dodge raider, 3.0 v6, 5 spd manual trans. It has a rather ugly little oil leak on the passenger side of the oil pan, so I want to replace the entire seal. Does this require me to yank ...

    1989 Dodge Raider

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Will a 88 3.0l with auto trans bolt up to a 5 speed trans in a 87 2.6l. 1 answer

    I was given a 87 raider with a 2.6l 5 speed trans. Now i have the opportunity to buy an 88 with a 3.0l but it has a auto trans. My question will the 3.0 bolt up to the 5 speed trans, looking for more ...

    Dodge Raider

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • no 1, 2, 3, 5, or rev 11 answers

    could all of this be sincros or something else?

    1987 Dodge Raider

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how to remove transmission fluid pan 2 answers

    Hi, My 88 2.6 Raider 4x4 automatic transmission is leaking fluid.How do I remove pan? Transmission was working fine,but had to add a few quarts now and then..NOW it just pours out on the ground..I thi...

    1988 Dodge Raider

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What Raider do you have? 31 answers

    I always find it interesting when I see or hear of other Raiders in existance. In Canada, there are very few of these machines left. Mine is a 1989 V6 with the 5-speed (V5MT1), Blue (actually, the c...

    Dodge Raider

    -

    General

Search Dodge Raider Questions

Dodge Raider Experts

#1 Matt Thibault
Matt Thibault
Reputation 120
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 50
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Montero"
8 Great Deals out of 211 listings starting at $2,295
Used Jeep Wrangler"
1,173 Great Deals out of 49,062 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale