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Old 01-23-2012, 03:48 PM   #1
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V8 conversion

I am planning a v8 swap in my '91 YJ, has anyone used the Advanced Adapter kit? How does it compare to Novack parts/kit?
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:16 PM   #2

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Which V8 are you going with?

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Old 01-23-2012, 04:17 PM   #3
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Chevy 350.
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:27 PM   #4
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I'd like to know if there is a difference too. I'm doing a V8 swap in my CJ. I know advanced is a little less expensive.
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Old 01-24-2012, 12:53 AM   #5

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I would suggest you look over the kits closely. "Low balling" an engine conversion is not the way I would go, if I was you. Look at the motor mounts. Look at how everything is engineered. You would be surprised at the differences. Check it out closely and then decide.

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Old 01-24-2012, 02:19 AM   #6
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Jeep Motor Mounts YJ Wrangler Converting to Chevy V-8 (small or big block) engines

I was planing to use theese, with a TBI 5.0L 700r4 with the JB conversions 700 to NP 231J and SSYE kit.

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Only thing that kills me is its a 5.0, but its A light jeep, so....
AND going from a 5 speed to an auto, but ill get over it...
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:10 PM   #7
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So JB? I hadn't heard of them. Great. Now I have one more to compare. Thanks for the suggestion.

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