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Old January 3rd, 2014, 08:46 PM   #1
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doing a ford 302 swap in a customers 87 yj. jeep had a Peugeot trans in it so we ditched that and got a used ax 15 and 231 to put behind the ford motor.











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Old January 4th, 2014, 12:06 AM   #2
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Very cool
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Old January 4th, 2014, 07:50 AM   #3
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Old January 4th, 2014, 11:27 AM   #4
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I like. The Ford motor will be different too. The HEI is a nice touch, don't have to figure out where to stick the module.
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Old January 4th, 2014, 12:05 PM   #5
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cool build, the HEI dist is a nice touch, very nice!
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Old January 4th, 2014, 01:24 PM   #6
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getting wiring mocked up

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Old January 4th, 2014, 09:50 PM   #8
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As Usual, Very Nice And Clean
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thanks should be a nice pavement pounder for him.
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Old January 10th, 2014, 07:35 PM   #10
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well ran into a snag today, went to install front driveshaft and noticed it is awful close to the slave cylinder on the ford bellhousing. ended up raising the engine an inch. it has enough clearance for a pavement pounder now. but for reference this jeep has 4" lift on it, I don't think this setup would work with a low slung crawler with any decent amount of up travel. also don't think it would work in a stock height set up either.
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well ran into a snag today, went to install front driveshaft and noticed it is awful close to the slave cylinder on the ford bellhousing. ended up raising the engine an inch. it has enough clearance for a pavement pounder now. but for reference this jeep has 4" lift on it, I don't think this setup would work with a low slung crawler with any decent amount of up travel. also don't think it would work in a stock height set up either.

Is there adapter that would go on the engine side of a jeep bell housing that would solve this problem?
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its an external slave ford bellhousing. if you could get a internals slave ford bellhousing that would solve the problem but I don't think ford ever did that?
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Didn't they do internal slave on the mid 90s trucks?
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yea but I believe that is a mazda trans with a non removable bell housing
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yea but I believe that is a mazda trans with a non removable bell housing

Your probably right I hadn't thought of that
That's unfortunate
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I'm not sure on what it would cost, but would a aftermarket internal slave work? Or is it going to be a cost issue regardless?
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yes that would prob work, if you could get and internal slave in this bellhousing that would cure the issue.

I have enough clearance now for this jeep since it wont be used off road. I just wanted to put the info out there for any one thinking about this swap in something they wanted some decent up travel in.
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forgot to post up pics of this finished up









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Old February 20th, 2014, 04:10 PM   #19
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Wow awesome install
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Looks good! I like seeing Ford motors in Jeeps!
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