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Old March 23rd, 2010, 11:52 AM   #29
JohnnyJ
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Originally Posted by comanche38 View Post
Why the CJ dash?
Weight and simplicity. With stripping the jeep down, I weighed in at 3900lbs when I weighed it.

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Did you have to do anything extra to mate your tranny to the 4.7? I always thought the 4.7 or the 5.2 would be a pretty cool swap.
I used a 94-99 V6 Dakota bell housing. The clutch, flywheel, pressure plate, and inspection cover are from a 2002 Dakota 4.7 that mates up to a NV3500. I reused the clutch fork, throwout bearing, and external slave from my original 4.0/nv3550 setup.
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