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Old 11-22-2009, 12:36 PM   #1
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How much pain would it be?

To put the 4.0 motor, trans and transfer case in the place of a 2.5 4cyl?

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Old 11-22-2009, 12:56 PM   #2
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I'm having a hard enough time replacing the 4x6 speakers..

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Old 11-22-2009, 05:53 PM   #3
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my buddy has a 4.0 from a 99 and a wiring harness if your intersted.
it has the distributer cap and coil instead of the coil packs,
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Old 11-22-2009, 05:57 PM   #4
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Anything can be done with enough time, patience, and spare tools to throw when you get frustrated! While, it can be done, I'd recommend just selling your current Jeep and picking up one that already has the 4.0L in it. Much easier. That being said, if you've got the space and can get the parts cheap enough, go for it. I've got a '68 Camaro SS beckoning to me to work on, but I don't have enough space for it and my Jeep in my garage. One thing at a time I guess....

NVRDLMO....Here's a thread of someone that's already done it. Sounds like you're missing the speaker brackets to hook up to the factory speaker mounts. Anyway, it might be worth you checking out.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f40/ins...-up-31293.html
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Old 11-22-2009, 06:26 PM   #5
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To put the 4.0 motor, trans and transfer case in the place of a 2.5 4cyl?
I've been told its not that hard, but the computer and a lot of other electrical stuff has to be replaced, and that's why mine still has a 2.5 in it
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Old 11-22-2009, 07:40 PM   #6
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Sell it and buy a jeep with a 6 cyl
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Old 11-22-2009, 08:05 PM   #7
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IMO its easier to sell teh 2.5LTJ and buy a 4.0L TJ.
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Old 11-22-2009, 08:20 PM   #8
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if you want to do a motor swap from a 2.5, might as well go ahead and do a v8. its really about the same amount of work for alot more satisfaction.
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Old 11-22-2009, 11:28 PM   #9
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It's not that difficult. You'll need a Sharpie or other felt pen, in order to write your phone number down on one of these:
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:40 AM   #10
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It's not that difficult. You'll need a Sharpie or other felt pen, in order to write your phone number down on one of these:
pshhh I had one on my civic for 4 months... put it on craigslist and it sold the same day
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Old 11-23-2009, 10:14 AM   #11
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save yourself the struggle, and just sell it i'd say, but if you have the time, patience, and the room, go for it. if you want to keep your jeep i mean

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