Re: Trouble getting into 1st + Grinding gears?
I would put money on it being the small detents that hold the shift collar in place. The spring that holds them wears into them and can cause this. I had it happen to mind. Tore tranny down and fixed very cheaply. Either way would be something you would want to get fixed asap.
94 Ranger, 4x4, Supercab, 5 Speed, 4.0 engine, 3.73 gears, 8.8 limited slip rearend, pacer wheels