Swapping an AX-15 in your BA 10/5 or AX-5 equipped Jeep might be an
excellent option for cost and convenience. The AX-15 is relatively
easy to find and fairly durable. It is great for a Jeep that sees a
lot of street and some medium hard four wheeling. One good reason to
do the swap is if you have a broken BA 10/5, they are very expensive
to repair and some parts are not available at all.
Side view of the AX-15 transmission
AX-15 swap in a Cherokee: Mike Moran swaps an AX-15 in to replace
the BA 10/5 in his Cherokee.
The AX-15 has been used in Jeep and Toyota trucks, but the
difference between the two versions make only the Jeep version
desirable. The following articles cover some things to look for to
find the AX-15 you need.
Jeep AX-15: The trusty Jeep AX-15, a good medium duty