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  1. YJ Tech Forum
    So I bought a Jeep. A yj. 1987 i6 fully stock except for the diamond plate exterior that the original owner put on after he cut out the rust to prevent the spread. I bought it because the frame was in good shape. I'm looking into a V8 swap but I also want to swap the transmission. I don't want...
  2. JK General Discussion Forum
    I'm not the most familiar with engine swaps but I do have a budget and I think a 4.7 in my 2008 would be pretty cool. I know there would be a lot of rewiring and I'm okay with that, but I was wondering if keeping the NSG370 6 speed manual would be a way to save money. I know its mfg rating is...
  3. JK Tech Forum
    Hey guys, I have a 2008 Sahara 2 door. My 3.8 is burning a quart of oil every 1k miles, and the odometer reads about 130k. Currently running 285/70r17s with 3.73s. Also have a catback exhaust. The question is pretty straight forward. I am a college student though, so cost is key here. As for the...
  4. TJ General Discussion Forum
    Hi Motorheads. The argument i have been having with myself is of course the one that seems to bunch up the most panties. Do I go with beefing up the I6 or V8 swap. My 2002 Wrangler currently has the I6 with basic mods to the computer/intake and exhaust, 4.10's and 35 inch tires and does...
  5. TJ Tech Forum
    Hey guys, Looking for some help here. I am super close to completing this 6.0 swap into my 2000 TJ. Trouble is now I have it all running and driving but I am getting a no bus message in the instrument cluster. I trimmed everything but Coolant temp and oil pressure sensors from the engine side...
  6. JK Tech Forum
    so I have the opportunity to pick up a 2000 ram 1500 with the off road package (5.9L magnum, trans, t-case, d60s ft and rear) my question is has any one put this engine/trans package in a JK? I have a 2007 JKU and would like to do the swap but I am unsure is I can get the pcm, from the truck to...
  7. JK General Discussion Forum
    I know many people do v8 swaps, but why doesnt jeep just make it an option like they do on grand cherokees?
  8. TJ Tech Forum
    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...
  9. TJ Tech Forum
    Hey guys, ive been doing some reading on engine swaps. I have a 97 tj 2.5l and well...you see where its gotten me. Just doesnt have the pickup and go like i would expected. and this is something that will happen in the next year or so but i wanna go ahead and get everyones input on this issue...
  10. TJ General Discussion Forum
    Hey everyone, here is the scenario. 98 TJ 2.5L with standard OEM suspension and 2.5 bushing lift. I swapped in a 97 Vortec V8 which added a touch over 200lbs to the front over the inline 4 cyl. I also plan on upgrading the front bumper probably and winch capabilities. Right now there is too...
  11. YJ Tech Forum
    need some help deciding what tcase i wanna use with my 5.3 LM7 and chevy NV4500 swap into my yj with SOA, and 3inch springs, Novak offers the adapter to a dana 300, seems like the easiest, but is there a good short chevy tcase that will bolt right up no adapters thats not super long? any advice...
  12. YJ Tech Forum
    :banghead:Ok I have a 92 yj had 2.5 with 5 speed, im removing the engine trans and transfer to swap to a carb chevy 350 with a turbo 350 trans and gm transfer. what do i need to do with the fuel tank as far as the fuel pump ect... do they make a conversion sender ? also what wires can i get rid...
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