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Topic Review (Newest First)
02-06-2013 10:53 AM
ELIMINATOR Total conversion = 17,000
02-06-2013 10:51 AM
ELIMINATOR But the E-ROD LS3 engines are a bit more pricey due to extra emissions parts; bank 1&2 cat converters etc.
02-06-2013 10:47 AM
ELIMINATOR Cost of engine was 6200.00

Cost of wiring harness was 950.00

Cost of computer was 1000.00
01-25-2013 08:14 PM
TJJOE2012 How much did the total conversion cost and how long did it take you?

I've been wanting to do a Chevy swap into my TJ for a while. I have two different 350's but decided I wanted a newer EFI LS motor due to emissions. I've been looking into the LS2, LS3, and 5.3L vortecs.

The cluster you have looks pretty sweet by the way.
10-02-2012 07:59 PM
ELIMINATOR thanks... you can even feel the lope, grunt, raw power.... puts a smile on my face every time i turn the key... thanks to the guys who answered questions i had on the build.. it came out awesome
10-02-2012 01:03 PM
Shelby427 Nothing like the sound of a cammed V8 in the world. Pure music.
Kudos on the great job!
10-02-2012 11:26 AM
Kssig1 Holy Crap! That's awesome! Great work.
10-02-2012 10:23 AM
Blacksurt That is excellent!
10-01-2012 11:30 PM
ELIMINATOR you can drive it but you CANNOT have it...
10-01-2012 11:26 PM
TanYJ Very nice. I want it!
10-01-2012 11:18 PM
ELIMINATOR Cammed LS3 in Wrangler tj video - YouTube
10-01-2012 10:58 PM
ELIMINATOR as of now with new gauges and flowmaster raspy sounding exaust... will be swapping in a borla s type later
10-01-2012 08:40 PM
ELIMINATOR new build ls3 iphone 104 - YouTube second start up after new fuel pump
10-01-2012 08:36 PM
ls3 1st start up

new build ls3 iphone 077 - YouTube
04-25-2012 10:22 PM
swille How's the bulb looking??
03-19-2012 10:59 PM
Blacksurt Great build....Get it fired yet?
02-26-2012 12:47 AM
Chanda auto What headers are you useing
02-11-2012 07:33 AM
swille It's Lookin good man. It's all coming together now.
02-11-2012 04:34 AM
LS3 376/480 tj bulid

to sum it up, ill be keeping the corvette accessory drive. finished the wiring harness with minimal effort and now waiting on power steering hoses, fuel lines, and auto meter gauges.
02-06-2012 09:31 PM
Originally Posted by ELIMINATOR

Having problems getting starter to engage... No power to starter wire when I turned the key... Planning on solving this Monday
Got it sorted out...tranny neutral switch wasn't plugged in ... I did turn the engine with my factory harness ... It wasn't that bad at all ... Very simple
02-05-2012 12:02 PM
Originally Posted by swille
How is the build coming ?
Having problems getting starter to engage... No power to starter wire when I turned the key... Planning on solving this Monday
02-02-2012 12:03 PM
swille Bump!!
How is the build coming ?
01-19-2012 07:59 PM
LS3 376/480 tj bulid

Notice the close tolerance in shock tower also
01-19-2012 07:56 PM
ELIMINATOR Sorry wrong image
01-19-2012 07:53 PM
LS3 376/480 tj bulid

Notice the tight clearance with the driver side shock tower and the power steering pulley to the steering shaft
01-19-2012 07:49 PM
ELIMINATOR i am at a standstill. i have to shim the motor up 1/4 inch because of the corvette accessory drive system, i should have went with the 2011CAMARO set-up but i guess i didnt do all of my homework. the corvette altenator drive system in a 2000 tj is a bit close to the shock tower and puts the steering shaft in a bind with the power steering pump. any of you builders our there with a tj, TAKE NOTE OF THIS
01-19-2012 07:34 AM
swille Let's get back on subject. So where r u at now in this build.
01-18-2012 06:32 PM
01-18-2012 12:58 PM
Originally Posted by denisbaldwin View Post
TreeClimber1 - What gauges are those? Those are exactly what I was going to do with my new dash. They look like the AutoMeter Hot Rod style.
Auto Meter

Ordered matching Tachometer & second Temp guage.
The 'other' temp guage is mounted on a dash pod for the transmission.
01-18-2012 08:15 AM
denisbaldwin TreeClimber1 - What gauges are those? Those are exactly what I was going to do with my new dash. They look like the AutoMeter Hot Rod style.
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