My catch 22 is I want a automatic now. Back went down hill. To put a chevy trans up to a 4.0l is $1000 in just adapters. Figured, getting a 5.3l and trans would cost less than that. Sounds like I am right. Just, there is other costs involved.
'97 Cherokee, 99+ intake, 62mm TB, 703 injectors (new), k&n intake, Hypertech III, 180* stat (1/8" drilled hole), 2.5" manifold 2 tail pipe (Hooker Maxflow & hi flow cat), Perf header, 4.5" zone lift, 32" GY Dura Trac, Rear head rests. Comp cam "231" & Perf head (LS1 BIG valves 2.02/1.62). 3 row alum radiator.