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CromeY
09-28-2008, 09:48 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?

D-Ass
09-28-2008, 11:06 PM
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

Nutbar
09-29-2008, 01:15 AM
better to sell it and buy a Cher with a 4.0 you have to change EVERYTHING except the diffs.

CromeY
09-29-2008, 04:30 PM
all the wireing harnesses and everyhting or just the entire running gear?

Nutbar
09-29-2008, 04:40 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

CromeY
09-29-2008, 04:42 PM
FUCK that is super gay

CromeY
09-29-2008, 04:43 PM
guess i better get the 2.5 running then

Trailjunkie
09-29-2008, 04:53 PM
keep cigarette lighter change every thing else.

CromeY
09-29-2008, 04:58 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:(

Josh_M
09-29-2008, 06:03 PM
put a real engine in it and bigger axles.. mutant trucks are the best :D

edit : EVIL POST ?

CromeY
09-29-2008, 06:23 PM
it will get a axle swap eventually

D-Ass
09-29-2008, 08:58 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]

CromeY
09-30-2008, 04:58 PM
i cant right now my daily drive just packed it in so its gotta be my dd for a bit