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  1. JK General Discussion
    I have a wrangler Jk 2014 v6 3.6L but my engine is dead, so i was wondering if i want to swap to a 5.7L Hemi is it possible and how much would it cost approximately?
  2. Arizona Jeep Forum
    Whats the best jeep shop/mechanic around Phoenix? Im looking at an engine swap. Though Im capable, I dont the time to commit. I used to deal with 4wheelers a lot but they've closed.
  3. YJ Technical Discussion
    I know this is a discussion thats been beaten to death. Specifically, for those that have done engine swaps- What do you regret or what would you have done differently? I have a 95 YJ 2.5 with 170k. Leaking seals and tired engine. Im considering a crate 6 cyl upgrade all the way to full diesel...
  4. TJ Technical Discussion
    Getting ready to start into a TDi swap on my '97 TJ because my 2.5 gave way not too long ago. Thought about the Magnum swap, but being kind of a "diesel nut" I'm pretty set on the VW option. Anyone on here done the TDi, or can point me in the direction of a thread on this topic? Just wanna pick...
  5. YJ Technical Discussion
    Hello folks. I picked up a 92 yj 4.0 with ax 15 tranny that runs perfect. but the frame is shot, not repairable even with the auto rust technicians parts. i mainly bought it for the drive train anyway. I have an 88 and an 87 yj both with decent frames, id like to swap the 4.0 into my 88. my...
  6. North Carolina Jeep Forum
    Anyone in Eastern NC know somewhere I can get my engine swapped? I have a 2.5L and I'm looking to either do a 5.2 Magnum or Chevy 350 swap. Any advice or suggestions? I'm willing to drive anywhere (within a reasonable distance) to anyone who would do it for me, because I have no experience with...
  7. TJ Technical Discussion
    I Just bought a 2001 TJ 4.0L with 280k miles on it with a blown engine and new nv3550 with only 5k miles on it for $1500. I recently found a used engine at a salvage yard with 116k miles for $795 and a 6 month parts warranty. I was wondering if 116k miles was too high to bother with swapping...
  8. TJ Technical Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I have a drive line for a '98 Wrangler, 2.5L with an AX5 transmission and matching 231-J transfer case. I have a drive line for a '99 Cherokee sport, 4.0L with an AW4 transmission and matching 231-J transfer case. There is 100% chance I am rebuilding my 4.0L (block casting...
  9. TJ Technical Discussion
    Hello ladies and gentleman. I have a 1999 4.0L straight 6 from a cherokee sport that I want rebuilt. The engine block number is a chrysler 53010449AA, and is a pretty desirable 6 cylinder from what I have read. I want to put it in my 1998 TJ, which has a mopar manual transmission (part#...
  10. YJ Technical Discussion
    Here's the deal....I've got an 87 YJ with some motor problems. While trying to troubleshoot and get it fixed, I stumbled upon a 94 XJ that I can pick up for $900. I need to know if this will be compatible with my YJ. Here's the vehicle specs 1987 Jeep Wrangler 4X4: 4.2L I6 T999 Automatic...
  11. TJ General Discussion
    Hi Guys, My '06 TJ with 2.4 is great on gas but struggling on the 50 mile commute to and from work every day with 33" mudders. I am aware that I am running 33's with a weak power plant. I do plan to re-gear it appropriately. my Question is... - Should I Re Gear and find a Turbo to get some...
  12. YJ General Discussion
    So im gonna be going on a deployment here soon and I have to figure out what to do with my jeep. Im torn between selling and keeping it. Like all of us here, im attached to my jeep and hate to think of selling it. I know that it would most likely be the best financial decision, however ive also...
  13. YJ Technical Discussion
    Few weeks back I had the oil pan gasket changed because it was leaking, upon draining and further inspection we found chunks of the piston and many bits of metal in the oil. The motor is killing itself, so I am going to replace it with a stroker 4.6. I have an 88 YJ with a 4.2 and a fuel...
  14. TJ Technical Discussion
    Hey i pulled a TBI chevy 350 out of a 94 sierra and im planning on rebuilding it and swapping it into my 97 TJ. I want to do a few upgrades to the engine but im having trouble deciding what to do. So far I have chevy 882 heads, and i want to put new cams, springs rockers and lifters and I would...
  15. YJ Technical Discussion
    I have a 1994 YJ, 2.5L (4x4 of course). Looking to swap in a 4.0L engine. I know I need to swap in a transmission as well, but I am having alot of trouble finding out what is easiest/best. Here are my options - 1997 Cherokee 4.0L 2wd 1997 Grand Cherokee 4.0 2wd 1999 Grand Cherokee 4.0L 2wd 1)...
  16. TJ Technical Discussion
    6 Cylinder 4.0 Engine swapped a few weeks ago at 159K miles. After I was running with a new engine, I noticed the engine was running rough, had poor acceleration, power and stalling. Thanks to the forum, I could identify that all the symptoms I was seeing was leading to a faulty throttle...
  17. YJ Technical Discussion
    Hello everyone, 89 man here. I preformed an engine swap on my 89 wrangler (2.5l 4 cyl) and after hooking it up to my surprise, ive got no spark! Shell crank, im getting fuel, but im not getting any spark what so ever... I replaced the ignition control module, coil, distributor, crankshaft...
  18. YJ Technical Discussion
    Hello everyone, 89 man here. I preformed an engine swap on my 89 wrangler (2.5l 4 cyl) and after hooking it up to my surprise, ive got no spark! Shell crank, im getting fuel, but im not getting any spark what so ever... I replaced the ignition control module, coil, distributor, crankshaft...
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