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post #1 of 2 Old 12-02-2009, 05:20 AM Thread Starter
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External to internal Slave swap, can it be done???

Just as it says, can you swap the parts off of a 93 internal AX-15(YJ) to a 94 external AX-15(XJ) and use the 93 clutch and bell housing and have everything work??????

I am selling my 94 trans and someone asked if it was possible to swap back to internal slave.

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post #2 of 2 Old 12-02-2009, 05:32 AM
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Absolutely. It is all bolt and go.

Your 94 trans has a long snout front bearing retainer. You would need to swap to the flat-faced front bearing retainer that would go with the internal slave. You would need to use the internal slave version bellhousing as you mentioned. I would suggest putting a new seal in the input bearing retainer while it is apart. Offer to save them some time by taking off and saving your long snout input bearing retainer--that way you can sell it to someone else like me for the next time I do an internal to external conversion.

Of course, I'm not going to ask why they wouldn't want to take this opportunity to convert to external slave.

Edit--since your AX15 is from an XJ, the clocking would be different for the tranny to transfer case holes in the back of the output housing of the transmission. This can be remedied by re-drilling the mount holes in the 94 to match those of the 93.

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