K20 drivetrain swap - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-25-2013, 08:32 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Danny_yj89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 20
K20 drivetrain swap

My boy said he will sell me his 3/4 axles and 4inch lift from his k20 pick up for my 89 yj for $500 and he'll give me his driveshaft out of his k20 but the drive shafts might not fit. If anyone knows about doing this or did this let me know what else I would have to get beside the driveshafts

Danny_yj89 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-25-2013, 09:09 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Norcal_Chris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Sacramento CA
Posts: 643
You need a passenger drop transfer case. You need to remake all of your exhaust. Driveshafts will have to be modified. You dont want the springs they are too long and would make your jeep a skyscraper. Plus they would need you to relocate front and rear mounts. You will have to do spring over if you have not already. You will need a new steering setup either inverted t for 200 or crossover for more. Brakelines. You need 8 lug wheels.

Unless you know what you are doing and can fabricate its not a good idea.

__________________
2.5/ax5/ 231-300 doubler, 10b front (Reid knuckle, chromos, lockright, ORD/4ws hi steer, 14bff , detroit, discs, pinion guard) Warn x800i w/synthetic line, York OBA, Cage, Flat belly, miniboatside, tube fenders, xj rear springs, yj fronts , bilstein 5125s, comp cut, 104WB, H1 Double beadlocks, 37in Goodyear mtrs

Build Thread
Norcal_Chris is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-26-2013, 12:22 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
myquite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Sarasota, FL
Posts: 496
Not for the faint of heart of the mechanically challenged. You'll find very quickly that the initial cost of axles is the very cheapest part of this type of swap.
__________________
"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering
if they've made a difference. The Marines don't
have that problem."
myquite is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

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




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:38 PM.



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