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Unread 09-18-2006, 12:51 AM   #1
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Swap to external slave

I'm gearing up for a big motor/tranny swap. I'm going from a 4.2 paired with an AX-15 (with internal slave) to the 4.0 with an NV3550. Assuming I can't get the proper clutch pieces from the NV3550, I need some information. Also note, I'm going to be going with the Centerforce II plate and disc.

Now... will I need anything special for the rest of the clutch? I should just be able to purchase a throw out bearing for an '02 Wrangler and I should be set, right?

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Unread 09-18-2006, 05:49 AM   #2
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Should be. But you may need a new master as well if the current one doesn't "throw" as far.

Make sure you get the clutch, pressure plate for the year/size of the motor, not the trans. You're mounting all this to the 4.2 flywheel regardless of trans behind it.

Not sure on the throwout bearing on a NV.
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Unread 09-18-2006, 10:28 AM   #3
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4.2 flywheel? I was planning on using the 4.0 flywheel that came with the donor motor.

In case I wasn't clear (which is a very distinct possibility), the 4.2 is coming out and a 4.0 is going in.

Either way, I think you're right, I think I may need the master cylinder for the 4.0 motor. I'll have to check part numbers and see if they line up...

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Unread 09-19-2006, 08:50 AM   #4
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You're right, 4.0. (meaning match clutch to whatever flywheel, not the trans)
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