View Full Version : 2.5l to 4.0l ????

09-28-2008, 10:48 PM
has anyone ever done a 4.0l swap from a 2.5l in a xj if so was it just drop in or do you have to change anything major?

09-29-2008, 12:06 AM
you will need bat1bat1and a little [31] and some[g]but don't go gung ho and give it a [21] or it will turn into a pile of [23]. and yes I am a asshole2

09-29-2008, 02:15 AM
better to sell it and buy a Cher with a 4.0 you have to change EVERYTHING except the diffs.

09-29-2008, 05:30 PM
all the wireing harnesses and everyhting or just the entire running gear?

09-29-2008, 05:40 PM
The harnesses, the computer, the fuel pump, the engine accesoriess, the rad the tranny, the tcase, engine mounts for the frame, just to get you started on the majors. Pretty much the entire guts of the truck

09-29-2008, 05:42 PM
FUCK that is super gay

09-29-2008, 05:43 PM
guess i better get the 2.5 running then

09-29-2008, 05:53 PM
keep cigarette lighter change every thing else.

09-29-2008, 05:58 PM
lol so again better get the 2.5 running to bad the 4.0 just got rebuilt and dunno what to put it in now:(

09-29-2008, 07:03 PM
put a real engine in it and bigger axles.. mutant trucks are the best :D

edit : EVIL POST ?

09-29-2008, 07:23 PM
it will get a axle swap eventually

09-29-2008, 09:58 PM
for what it has chop the shit out of it and lighten the shit out of it and make it a trail rig[36]

09-30-2008, 05:58 PM
i cant right now my daily drive just packed it in so its gotta be my dd for a bit