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Old 10-11-2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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will a nsg-370 6 speed bolt up into a 99 sahara?

please anybody i want to do a six speed swap if its possible. let me know if the nsg-370 will work, or anything ill need besides the tranny.

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Old 10-12-2012, 03:01 AM   #2
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I think you will also need the NSG-370 Bell Housing because the bolt pattern is different between the 6-speed and any earlier manual transmission. The AX5, AX15, and NV3550J were all the same bolt pattern, but the Mercedes-Benz NSG-370 pattern was different. I'm not sure if you can re-drill, either.

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Old 10-12-2012, 09:45 AM   #3
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You'll need one that came out of a 4.0l. The bell housing is part of the tranny. You will also need the flywheel with the pilot bearing in it. That goes with the 6 speed. And the clutch disc pressure plate and slave cylinder all parts are 6 speed specific! Trust me I replaced mine in my 06 2.4l with a 5 speed. I had to change everything!
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:51 AM   #4
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1999saharasport... Did you decide to look into the swap? I hope my info helped.
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