Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Build Forum > 5.3 tj budget build

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: 5.3 tj budget build Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
12-12-2014 05:41 PM
delsolcharlie Doing the same thing to my 97!
12-11-2014 10:35 PM
jherrington Will get on this over the break
12-03-2014 05:03 PM
George C you up and running yet?

as for fan i used a factory v6 fbody fan which fit the novak rad very well and far cheaper then the swap fans sold
12-03-2014 04:10 AM
mikhail2400 Don't let the little things keep you down. You have done an amazing amount of work on this rig. It will all come together, I got faith in your stubbornness!!!
11-29-2014 06:51 PM
AirForceOne I'll give ya' $500 as it sits!

Seriously, you've put a lot of blood sweat and tears into this build. Is it running yet? I had high hopes when you were around 2K in lol.
11-29-2014 12:23 AM
brandon-99tj
Quote:
Originally Posted by jherrington View Post
Yep. School has really taken a toll on me and I've lost a lot of interest in the project right now just from the stress. Eventually we will get there!
No worries man! We'll be around when you get back at 'er
11-27-2014 06:03 PM
jherrington Yep. School has really taken a toll on me and I've lost a lot of interest in the project right now just from the stress. Eventually we will get there!
11-27-2014 03:55 AM
brandon-99tj
Quote:
Originally Posted by jherrington View Post
Eventually I will get back to this.
I'd been wondering why I felt like I was missing updates on something that I just couldn't quite put my finger one...
11-26-2014 08:57 PM
jherrington Eventually I will get back to this.
09-03-2014 08:47 PM
WillB This looks amazing. still on first page...
08-26-2014 08:23 PM
jherrington In Louisiana there's a 2010 5.3 high output with 6l80e with 50k for $3k in louisiana.
Someone pick that up. It's on craigslist.
08-25-2014 11:53 PM
jherrington Evap and fuel system is up next!

LSU let back in today so work on the jeep will probably slow more.
08-16-2014 08:18 AM
jherrington



Fan mount.
08-15-2014 08:06 PM
Runt54 Subbed! Good luck man!
08-15-2014 02:52 PM
tomba definately NOT talking to yourself...I've been watching this since the beginning to figure out if I could do it too or should I just drop the extra coin to buy everything prefab.
08-15-2014 02:42 PM
jherrington A good bit.. I'm not too worried about cost though. Just want to finish it.

The stock trans lines won't work with the LS3 headders.

Or, maybe they will, but they will require bending the lines. Because they will be mighty close to the exhaust.
08-11-2014 12:33 PM
Mini-Monster I have read this and wow. This has made me want to try this engine swap in my jeep. Keep up the good work. How much do you have into this project now?
08-10-2014 08:41 PM
jherrington Oh, got the fan mounted. I used some angle aluminum and some self tapping screws.

I'm actually pretty content with how it looks.
08-10-2014 08:39 PM
jherrington
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikhail2400 View Post
Really hoping the motor work you did was spot on.
You and me both. Looking back at it I would have probably felt better having someone else do it. I think I made it out okay. If not, a junk yard engine will be in order. Hah Thanks for reading man! It always makes me feel 100X better when someone else post in thread. Lol it's good to know I'm not talking to myself!
08-10-2014 08:28 PM
mikhail2400 Just sat down and read all 22 pages of this thread. Must say bud you got hellacious determination. Hope it all starts to falling in place a little smoother than other parts have. Really hoping the motor work you did was spot on. Good Luck man!!
08-08-2014 03:04 PM
jherrington Hey look it fits!



08-08-2014 12:09 PM
jherrington Fan should be here today!
08-04-2014 06:54 PM
jherrington ordered the novak spal fan. FTW
08-04-2014 03:09 PM
jherrington Just kidding. With the Novak CAI, the thunderbird fan AND the stock fan won't fit.

Back to the drawing board.
08-03-2014 09:55 PM
jherrington okay, i cut it up enough to barely make it fit.. i realized the grill actually sits about 39 inches out from the firewall as opposed to the 37 that i was working with
08-03-2014 08:49 PM
jherrington the fan is too thick... the stock one will fit, but i have no shroud to go on it.. suggestions?
08-02-2014 11:14 PM
jherrington Got the drive train moved forward a to the most forward setting on the motor mounts to get a little firewall clearance.. Today was pretty productive.
08-02-2014 09:55 PM
jherrington
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zleviticus View Post
Need sticker. "Built jeep tough with chevy stuff." Lol good luck on getting things together.
Sounds about right! Haha

Thanks buddy!
08-02-2014 09:21 PM
Zleviticus Need sticker. "Built jeep tough with chevy stuff." Lol good luck on getting things together.
08-02-2014 09:03 PM
jherrington installed the transfer case. woo!
This thread has more than 30 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:22 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC