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Unread 09-30-2007, 05:35 PM   #1
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Pros & Cons To Swap A Ax15 Or Nv3555 What It Is Better To Take Out Ba10/5

I NEED TO CHANGE MY JEEP TRANSMISSION BA10/5 I JUST JOINED THE FORUM IAM FROM COSTA RICA, BEFORE PURCHASING A AX15 OR NV I WILL APPRECIATE ANY SUGGESTION OR RECOMEDATION. THANK YOU, PURA VIDA!!

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Unread 10-02-2007, 04:44 AM   #2
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I went with a new NV3550 a couple of months ago. I am VERY happy with the results.

I used this thread as reference
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/build-thread-peugeot-ba10-5-nv3550-316455/
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Unread 10-02-2007, 06:53 PM   #3
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AX15 is probably easier, but I've read that the NV3550 is a much better transmission. I swapped to an 89 AX15 and an external slave assembly. It just takes a little more fabricating to get all the parts matched with the NV3550.
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Unread 10-02-2007, 07:00 PM   #4
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No fabbing for the nv3550. I bought mine just over a month ago for 500 and another 500 for all the conversion parts from advanced adapters. I would say the swap work wise will be the exact same. Its just a matter of what you kind find for the price of the tranny. The nv is a stronger tranny with better gear ratios. Just do a search for each one. They are compared a few times on the site. For my swap i unbolted the ba10 and cranked up the new nv and bolted it in. It is a direct swap. For either swap you will have to change the input gear in your tcase. That is it in a nut shell.
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