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10-25-2009 07:25 PM
stoney
yeah its definitely a 96 model. I live in australia so i don't know if that makes a difference but they definitely made a 96 model over hear because i can get parts for it.
Is it possible to put a new jeep diesel into it at all?
10-25-2009 07:46 AM
Coyote_94YJ Are you sure your jeep isn't a 97? Jeep didn't make a 96 wrangler. The 10th digit in your VIN will tell you what year it is.
S - 1995
T - 1996
V - 1997

Anyways. There have been many diesel engine swaps into Jeeps. The most common is the Cummins 4BT. It is a 3.9L turbo diesel that is found mostly in Frito-Lay vans, bread vans and other step vans. It produces 130 hp and 355 lb·ft of torque depending on the engine model.

Do a search for threads started by reevesdieselyj. He has a few threads on his 4BT engine swap.
10-25-2009 06:36 AM
stoney
Diesel engine swap in '96 wrangler

Hey guys i have a 96 wrangler with a 4.0l and want to put a diesel engine in it. I know it would be easier to just buy a new one but i have already spent to much on this one to sell it. Was wondering if anyone has done this before or could give me some advice on engine and costs?

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