Head? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-11-2009, 05:35 PM   #1
BossDogg's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Brown cow town, Va
Posts: 31

Ok ppl, I need some advice, I had to get a new radiator, timing chain kit. Well when the mechanic got them in he said he started it up and it shot water every where, he said I could have a cracked or warped head, so, how much is a replacement?

BossDogg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-11-2009, 05:55 PM   #2
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 126
i'm going to guess that to have them install it + the part its going to be a pretty penny. what engine do you have a 2.5 or 4?
the 4.0L the head will run you $620 + shipping

Alabama Cylinder Head and Other Jeep Parts and Jeep Accessories by 4 Wheel Drive Hardware

RhcSavage21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-11-2009, 06:03 PM   #3
BossDogg's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Brown cow town, Va
Posts: 31
I have a 4cy. I was thinking of trading and getting a new(er) jeep but mine is almost paid for.
BossDogg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-11-2009, 06:12 PM   #4
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: south jersey
Posts: 501
you can get a used 2.5 for 500 or less but its not cheap for the install unless you diy. personally id tear the 2.5 down and see if its the head or just the head gasket. the head gasket is a lot cheaper part but the labor will be about the same, unless you diy which is relatively simple.
350chevrolet is offline   Quote Quick Reply

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How can you tell if your head or head gasket is cracked/blown? archt JK General Discussion Forum 5 10-19-2012 11:43 AM
0630 head swap for 0331 Whtshdw TJ General Discussion Forum 2 02-10-2010 10:38 AM
2.5 Cracked head help (pic inside) ziljin TJ Tech Forum 8 09-15-2009 09:25 AM
Tools needed to change head gasket 4.0L CJ-John TJ Tech Forum 2 06-24-2009 07:39 PM
new head gasket and sending unit..still have oil pressure gauge issue TXST8tj TJ General Discussion Forum 10 09-18-2008 11:37 AM

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:30 AM.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC