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transmission swap question

Im wanting to do a swap on my 2000 auto to a manual. do i need to find a truck that is the same year as mine to take everything from? Or can i take everything from a 97, ect.? I have the 4.0 ohv with 4wd

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You dont need the same year. Would help if you pull the ECU out of the same truck you got the trans from. Its not a hard swap to do. If you can buy a donor truck with everything makes it simple.
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since mine is a 4.0 will a 3.0 trans work in mine? ive heard that its the same but i want to double check

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3.0 trans is different than the 4.0
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ok thanks for the answer
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