The only trans that will bolt in is the same model. You don't specify if its
a 3 or 4spd AT, but the majority of them are the 4spd AT. The 89 model
should bolt right in, assuming its the same model of trans. However, for the
price of a useable trans from a salvage yard, you may be able to get a
rebuilt one with some performance mods that would save repairs down the
road. These transmissions aren't any more problematic than other
manufacturers units, it depends on the use and abuse they are required to
handle. Can they be made better with some work? Absolutely.
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