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Unread 10-05-2013, 05:06 PM   #76
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Is the input shaft from your old AX15 and the new AX15 different in size (length/diameter)? If so, I believe you can swap out the input shafts.

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Unread 10-05-2013, 05:31 PM   #77
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They are different size.... that's why I needed the 73 cj 304 pilot bearing.... clutch fits and piolt bearing... goes almost to spline the clutch and stops
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Unread 10-05-2013, 05:58 PM   #78
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Maybe I just need a second set of hands
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Unread 10-05-2013, 05:58 PM   #79
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Yeah, but is the length the same as your old one? When i was doing mine, i remember reading something about different length shafts and possibly having to swap the shaft. I read it somewhere in this forum. I've been searching for this info for you but i haven't found it. Measure the length of both the old shaft and your new one so you can know for sure the shaft is too long or what. Just got aliminate any possible problems. You'll figure it out, just han in there.
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Unread 10-05-2013, 06:07 PM   #80
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Is the input shaft from your old AX15 and the new AX15 different in size (length/diameter)? If so, I believe you can swap out the input shafts.
Not without completely disassembling the transmission.

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Yeah, but is the length the same as your old one? When i was doing mine, i remember reading something about different length shafts and possibly having to swap the shaft. I read it somewhere in this forum. I've been searching for this info for you but i haven't found it. Measure the length of both the old shaft and your new one so you can know for sure the shaft is too long or what. Just got aliminate any possible problems. You'll figure it out, just han in there.
Lengths are the same.

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Lengths are the same.

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Unread 10-05-2013, 06:15 PM   #83
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Mean Max....glad to see you chiming in! I was going to refer Silver to you. I've gained a lot of knowledge from your posts over the years. Silver, I was going to offer up coming out to help you this weekend, but my wife would kill me. We're heading out of town in a few minutes for a few days.
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Unread 10-05-2013, 06:41 PM   #84
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Well, I think you have one of two possible issues.

1) Clutch not aligned properly.

2) Pilot bushing (should be a National/Timken part #PB77 or #PB77HD) may have some damage from installation, preventing the input shaft from sliding into the bushing. They're easily damaged.

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Unread 10-05-2013, 06:42 PM   #85
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Unread 10-05-2013, 08:42 PM   #86
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Maybe I just need a second set of hands

That's what it took for me when I had this problem.
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Max the pilot was installed with a block of wood.. no marks at all... clutch is very possible.. NP Sam... enjoy the trip
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Do you have the correct alignment tool?

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Took one from a 89 wrangler and added tape good snug fit
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PM me your address, I'll send you one out on Monday.

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