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Unread 01-15-2012, 08:59 PM   #31
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I finally got the transmission mount I made installed.I welded it to the belly pan.I think it will work.Look alright to you guys?


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Unread 01-15-2012, 10:02 PM   #32
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Is that the correct height for the trans? It looks like its kind of high. will it affect the rear driveshaft angle?
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Unread 01-15-2012, 10:11 PM   #33
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Is that the correct height for the trans? It looks like its kind of high. will it affect the rear driveshaft angle?
You can kinda see in the picture there is a hump in the pan about 8" in front of my new mount.Thats where the 3 speed mounted.I am just about 1/2" higher than that.But I put a level on the motor and I am about 1° tilt to the back.
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Unread 01-17-2012, 04:31 PM   #34
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Look what came in today.
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Unread 01-17-2012, 07:29 PM   #35
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Mount looks good. You should make several of them and sell them to guys doing the swap.
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Unread 01-17-2012, 07:43 PM   #36
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Mount looks good. You should make several of them and sell them to guys doing the swap.
I figured on scanning it at work and saving it in a dxf format.
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Unread 01-17-2012, 07:43 PM   #37
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The mount does look good, but why didn't you replace the entire skid plate? You could make a lot more ground clearance under there.
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Unread 01-17-2012, 07:45 PM   #38
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I guess I got another little set back.I unpacked everything and they didn't give me one of the gaskets I was suppose to get in the kit.Now I have to call them tomorrow and guess it will be next week now.
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Unread 01-17-2012, 07:47 PM   #39
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The mount does look good, but why didn't you replace the entire skid plate? You could make a lot more ground clearance under there.
Dont have a diferent skid plate.I may just fab a cross member later on if everything runs out ok.Not having much luck though.Novak forgot to give me one of my gaskets.
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Unread 01-19-2012, 08:01 PM   #40
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Please excuse the hijack. Do you know the part number for the slaver cylinder pictured or one that works with a thread line? Anyone? I already have a master cylinder installed in my Cj7 from when i did the hydraulic swap and have a braided line running to the old slave. Now that I am installing an AX15, I need to use a different slave and all the slaves I found have the goofy connection.

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I have a personal vendetta against the plastic master slave line assemblies due to multiple issues I had with it on a tj I used to own. I am running a 88 yj master with a modified slave. The slave was from a old gm. I still have the part number (on my phone now) and I had to grind the mounting face a little for clearance to the trans and redrilled the mounting holes. I also shortened it pushrod. It took about a hour or so to get the slave modified right but it survived a trip to crozet, va. And about 1,000 miles.
This is the only pic I currently have. It was during my prefitting stage. You can kinda see where I had to grind to clearance the trans and that the holes have been redrilled.



All in all the slave was like $27.. So it was a good cheap upgrade.
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Unread 01-21-2012, 02:23 PM   #41
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Going to try and put the clocking ring on today and get transfer case in.Also picked up my fuel pump and pre filter and the filter after the pump.Was going to get about 15' of fuel line but the price held me back for now. I may try and hard line it closer.The rubber high pressure fuel line is almost $6.00 a foot.
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Unread 01-21-2012, 02:37 PM   #42
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I really like the route you took for your build, using a modern version of the 258 backed by a medium duty 5spd all with factory EFI is equally if not more interesting than a V8 swap to me. Will bodywork and interior get a makeover?

Excellent work so far
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Unread 01-21-2012, 02:46 PM   #43
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I really like the route you took for your build, using a modern version of the 258 backed by a medium duty 5spd all with factory EFI is equally if not more interesting than a V8 swap to me. Will bodywork and interior get a makeover?

Excellent work so far
If everything runs out good my plans are to do a paint job before summer.
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Unread 01-22-2012, 12:43 PM   #44
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Still waiting on some help to get transfer case raised up in to install.Everyone I know is busy. So I thought I would start on the fuel system.Got the pump and filters connected. Now I need to cut the fuel line and install it.
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Unread 01-22-2012, 02:49 PM   #45
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Got the E2000 pump and filters installed.
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