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Unread 04-09-2013, 09:32 PM   #1
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Transmission swap - length?

I am trying to find out if there is an automatic transmission that would be the same length as the AX15 that I can put behind my 4.0 as I don't want to have to have my new driveshafts cut/expanded to fit it in.

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Unread 04-10-2013, 06:19 AM   #2
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anyone? ***crickets*** someone has to know this
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Unread 04-10-2013, 07:25 AM   #3
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Automatics are typically longer than manuals.I had to move up the motor mounts to accomodate this. If you don't you'll end up with a ridiculously shorter rear shaft and driveline angle. Neither one of these situations is ideal. I know of no other methods to deal with it. It's a short wheel base. HTH
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Unread 04-10-2013, 08:19 PM   #4
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yeah, but there is no way to move the engine forward or the fan would be in the radiator so I am thinking it would have to extend further back or be the same length.
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Unread 04-11-2013, 11:55 AM   #5
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You don't use the mechanical fan. Dump it for an electric from a junkyard Taurus or an after market fan. They're better anyway.Lotsa guys on this forum did this mod.
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