|08-12-2013 08:27 PM|
There are several threads online recommending changing the motor mounta, Didnt say you absolutely had too- the motor itself is $3799 so with $300 in injectors plus all the other stuff u said u did i think u may be low balling yourself. Thats 4099 with out your mods. Im jealous as heck though- just didnt seem to add up for me so i chose the atk replacement engine..it runs great
For my atk replacement i was 2500 for the motor with a $500 core plus i had toget a new header, bolts, sensors, so i was around $3000 without the tranny and clutch stuff..
Plus i have 3.07 gears--for now---so the golen woulda destroyed my rear end in no time lol
|08-12-2013 07:52 PM|
|Jaydawg1967||You don't need new motor mounts for a Golen motor I just replaced my 4.0 with one and have no problems, worse part is buying new injectors. There around 300.00. I did a lot of extra stuff I didn't need to do though I ended up spending about 4000.00 by the time I was done.|
|08-12-2013 03:04 PM|
|Soonerfan918||Ya as a motorcycle rider also I think this would be good for all jeep owners especially us rednecks that alway seem the have problems out in BFE " MIddle of nowhere" THANK YOU BROTHER FOR YOUR SERVICE!!! Served in the Army myself hope your back on the road soon.|
|08-12-2013 02:33 PM|
|USAF089||Thanks everyone! And its an '03. OPDA? Might have to clue me in on that one lol.|
|08-09-2013 11:18 AM|
What year is you tj?
This sounds like a typical OPDA failure.
Either way best of luck to you I hope you get a good chance to upgrade
I dread the day my 4.0 gives up but 176k and still pulling strong even though I'm as little mean to her sometimes haha
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|08-03-2013 02:27 PM|
With the Golen there is a lot of little stuff that you're going to need. I.e. new motor mounts because there is so much torque from the motor and it will possibly snap the stock ones. I almost bought the Golen then decided that the price was not as effective as what I could do with a stock Atk motor.
Atk is 2k with a $500 core- free shipping to and from.
|08-03-2013 02:15 PM|
|08-03-2013 02:14 PM|
|Savvy Off Road||That sucks! I blew a motor once on the way to Colorado in a JK. It was a PIA. Thank goodness for the kind people in Utah! I'd go ATK or Golen for a new motor.|
|08-03-2013 01:38 PM|
What is BAM: Free Nationwide Motorcycle Breakdown & Legal Assistance
If a biker breaks down, anywhere in the country, he/she calls a toll-free number. They contact whatever volunteer is available and in the area. That volunteer goes out to the biker, and lends a hand. (Towing, bringing tools, etc.)
It's free to join.
The only requirement is that you be willing to help out a fellow biker, if the occasion arises, and if you are available.
I think maybe we need an organization like this for our fellow Jeepers.
|08-03-2013 11:18 AM|
|jherrington||Replacement from atk? (Something like that) is like $1700. That would be your cheapest route. Your more expensive route would be a v8 conversion. Lol|
|08-03-2013 10:49 AM|
|Dextreme||Well, on the brightside is that replacement blocks are around $1500ish. A friend just replaced a tranny in her Acura and it was $5500 for just the tranny....so Jeep parts don't seem so bad. Still sucks though.|
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|08-03-2013 10:00 AM|
|XSapper||What state are you broke down in?|
|08-03-2013 09:25 AM|
|NCN8||Typically usaa will only cover major breakdown issues if you have a mechanical breakdown binder. And when I had usaa they covered 60.00 miles or the nearest service station, after that was up to you and the company towing the vehicle.|
|08-03-2013 04:07 AM|
|Jeeplover1||Ya im curious to. Sucks though|
|08-03-2013 03:48 AM|
|MarkGLHS||i wanna know how someone blew up a 4.0L engine.|
|08-03-2013 02:44 AM|
|Holton345||US Army, here, and also USAA. Good luck!|
|08-03-2013 12:26 AM|
|ArthurTJ04||Thanks for serving. I served in the USMC.|
|08-02-2013 11:03 PM|
|Dusty Rhodes||Too bad some of the forum members near you could shuttle you to your destination. You know, someone drive you 25 miles where you get a ride with someone else for another 50, then another ride, etc.|
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|08-02-2013 09:44 PM|
|USAF089||Ok thanks for all the info so far... I'm gonna try to get a good nights sleep once I get home and figure it out little by little.|
|08-02-2013 09:44 PM|
USAA HUH? What branch?
Wish you luck brother.
I have USAA as well and they should cover it all.
|08-02-2013 09:42 PM|
|larjeep||Insurance will pay if something happened to the engine that made it blow Ike u hit something etc. also they cover towing.|
|08-02-2013 09:39 PM|
|Steve2012||Generally insurance doesn't pay for mechanical repairs, that is what warranties pay for.|
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