Manual transmission. Sounds like the syncros are going. Should be OK once I'm in fifth.
Thanks for the thoughts.
Have you checked the fluid level? I had that problem with my CJ7 years ago, turns out it was low on oil(30w not gear lube!) I replaced all my trans and dif. fluids with Royal Purple on my last Wrangler, best decision I ever made.
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