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06-17-2013 06:21 AM
petercass88
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Originally Posted by indirocz28 View Post
Yes it is still an issue.

It is too much for the tranny to take in 5th gear trying to pull those tires.

But I would be willing to buy your 4.10 gears to help you out!
Hey I just saw this - sorry man I already have 4.88s. The reason I ask is because all gears engage fine but 5th gear you can feel a bit of a... bump I guess you could call it. No one notices but me, i use finesse to get it into 5th in case its starting to go.
06-16-2013 12:57 AM
ChicoJeepy I wonder how much the AX15 runs at a junk yard?
06-15-2013 08:02 PM
Walkingstick There is a complete write up on Pirate4x4
06-15-2013 07:38 PM
nauman21 Thanks, I'll see what I can do
06-15-2013 04:21 PM
nauman21 If some could give me years and model, I would appreciate it
06-15-2013 04:21 PM
overthehillsahara A few thing to know about swapping in a AX15. They are 6.5" longer and uses a 10 spline input/23 spline output shaft, AX5 uses a 14 spline input/21 spline output shaft so try to get a match set (trans & transfre case) out of a '89 on YJ 4.2/4.0, the drive shafts need to be changed and a new clutch. If you cant find a matched set you will to change the transfer case input shaft. Its not hard to do but you will need the right one there are a few differant one, you will need one for a NP231 for a AX15 from 89-94, I believe that 95 was the year they changed the pitch on the gears. The one it mates up to in the case is a non-serviceable gear which means it comes with the front half of the case. (see yesterdays post "What I did to my YJ)
06-15-2013 03:48 PM
Walkingstick
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Originally Posted by nauman21 View Post
This may be dumb but every 4x4 Dakota I can find isn't a for banger they are all 2wd
Only certAin years had the 4 banger
06-15-2013 12:39 PM
nauman21 This may be dumb but every 4x4 Dakota I can find isn't a for banger they are all 2wd
06-10-2013 08:35 PM
Walkingstick
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Originally Posted by nauman21 View Post
So a 4 banger Dakota will fit right in without customizing anything. What years would I be looking for
Late 90s.
The 4cyl dodge bellhousing/w tranny bolts right up.
06-10-2013 08:33 PM
indirocz28 Early 90's
06-10-2013 07:50 PM
nauman21 So a 4 banger Dakota will fit right in without customizing anything. What years would I be looking for
06-09-2013 02:23 PM
nauman21 My 5th gear was good, no problem getting up to 70 with it and helped my gas mileage
06-09-2013 02:08 PM
2xs I lost 5th as soon as I put on 33's, it still works, but my YJ cant get out of its own way at any speed in 5th, so I pretend I have a 4 speed.....
06-09-2013 05:18 AM
indirocz28
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Originally Posted by petercass88 View Post
Is this still an issue if you regeared to 4.88s on 33" tires?
Yes it is still an issue.

It is too much for the tranny to take in 5th gear trying to pull those tires.

But I would be willing to buy your 4.10 gears to help you out!
06-09-2013 01:20 AM
Jeep_Gypsy
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Originally Posted by Walkingstick View Post

Not sure if the YJ and TJ 2.5 engines are the same though. Just noticed that this was a YJ thing.
Same bolt pattern if I remember correctly.

Just find and old 4-banger Dakota 5spd and pull the whole trans if it works.
06-09-2013 01:12 AM
Walkingstick
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Originally Posted by Walkingstick View Post

Dodge 4cyl trucks have bell housings that fit onto the back of a 4cyl Jeep. Those 4cyl dodges have AX15s.
Not sure if the YJ and TJ 2.5 engines are the same though. Just noticed that this was a YJ thing.
06-09-2013 01:10 AM
Walkingstick
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Originally Posted by nauman21 View Post
So new tranny, awesome. Junk yards never have jeeps. What all vehicles have the ax 15
Dodge 4cyl trucks have bell housings that fit onto the back of a 4cyl Jeep. Those 4cyl dodges have AX15s.
06-09-2013 12:54 AM
petercass88 Is this still an issue if you regeared to 4.88s on 33" tires?
06-08-2013 07:31 PM
indirocz28 YJ's with 4.2L, maybe the 4.0s, and older cherokees with 4.0's.
06-08-2013 07:27 PM
nauman21 So new tranny, awesome. Junk yards never have jeeps. What all vehicles have the ax 15
06-08-2013 07:19 PM
indirocz28 Common issue.

Upgrade to AX15 transmission instead of AX5. They don't like more than 31's in 5th gear at highway speeds for long.
06-08-2013 07:08 PM
nauman21 Yes, 2.5 with 33s
06-08-2013 07:00 PM
indirocz28 2.5L with larger than 31" tires?
06-08-2013 06:39 PM
nauman21
lost fifth gear

Was driving down highway and suddenly lost fifth gear. Just started shaking and making chunking sound. All rest of gears work fine. What could it be? And what do I need to do to fix.

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