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Old 03-15-2013, 04:05 PM   #1
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Hi! I have a 97 wrangler 4cyl, my motor is basically shot haha. I want to do a 12v motor swap. I was wondering what exactly do i need?? I am starting to buy parts but i am not sure everything that i need. Any help will be very helpful! Thanks!!

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12v. Is it electric?

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Is what electric??
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Hi! I have a 97 wrangler 4cyl, my motor is basically shot haha. I want to do a 12v motor swap. I was wondering what exactly do i need?? I am starting to buy parts but i am not sure everything that i need. Any help will be very helpful! Thanks!!
Just to clarify, by 12v you mean 5.9 Cummins right? if so weight is going to be a major setback, I think the cummins weighs around 1000 lbs compared to about 500 for a standard 4 liter.
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Yea i mean 5.9, thats what i was worried about...Any suggestions? maybe a 4bt would be better, less of a hassle
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Yea i mean 5.9, thats what i was worried about...Any suggestions? maybe a 4bt would be better, less of a hassle
The 4BT is one of the most popular swaps on here. It would certainly help with weight. Your gunna needs a new rear end and tranny. Im not sure about the transfer case. I know some people re-use their NP231 in a V8 swap, but im not sure about diesels.
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ok! Thank you!! hopefully i can get all the parts soon and start swapping!
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Is what electric??
I guess us old timers do not know 12v is an engine.

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