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Old 09-05-2013, 11:06 AM   #1
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Looking for an engine

Blew the 2.5 so I'm weighing my options on stock replacement or V8

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Old 09-05-2013, 11:18 AM   #2
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it is a lot more expensive to do a v8 swap and do it right but you will love it

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Old 09-05-2013, 09:48 PM   #3
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350/350. Easy to work on easy to find parts
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Old 09-07-2013, 01:50 PM   #4
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You will a new rear axle with anything more than a 4.0
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Old 09-07-2013, 05:34 PM   #5
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You will a new rear axle with anything more than a 4.0
Even with a 4.0 he's going to need a new tranny. I would either throw another 4 banger in it, or put a sbc or diesel in it.
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Even with a 4.0 he's going to need a new tranny. I would either throw another 4 banger in it, or put a sbc or diesel in it.
Yep transmission and engine bundle were something I assumed he would know, I just wanna make sure he knows the Dana 35 rear end he has will not be happy with larger than stock tires and a larger engine.
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Yep transmission and engine bundle were something I assumed he would know, I just wanna make sure he knows the Dana 35 rear end he has will not be happy with larger than stock tires and a larger engine.
No problem at all, just wanted the OP to know that a 4.0 and AX-5 or 30rh don't mix.
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:13 PM   #8
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I saw a guy in the for sale section selling a 4.0 and 32rh for like $500


Here it is. He wants $550 for whole engine and transmission.
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f14/199...ns-264725.html

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