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Unread 04-01-2013, 08:44 AM   #1
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Anyone tried 6.2 sbc swap?

Chevy has there new 6.2 in some of the newer muscle cars but I was wondering if these could have or have been swapped into a yj, big reason I'm wondering is cause it can switch to a 3.1l v4 to save gas.

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Unread 04-01-2013, 10:35 AM   #2
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Are you talking about the new 6.2L EcoTec3 engines? Those look very interesting. Not sure about any current versions of that engine though and don't know any YJ's with it. I have an LS3 6.2L myself getting ready to install but I'm hoping to still get 20-22 MPG with it...Not that I care .
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Not sure exactly what they are called, but its the ones that come in camaros and corvettes now, but the have a crate motor version that has hp and torque at around 450
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Link to crate motor?

I think your talking about Active Fuel Management which allows it to run on half the cylinders and come on Camaro's with automatics for the L99 engine. 400hp/410tq. Most people with the AFM disable it. L99 is similar to the LS3 but detuned slightly. The manual trans camaros come with the LS3 and has no AFM. Either way, I have not seen a YJ on here with an L99 or an LS3, I think I'll be the first. You can check out you tube, i think there might be one or two on there with the LS3. there is plenty around here with a 5.3L or 6.0L, be curious to see what there milage is but not really a concern for me, My 4.0L only gets 15 MPG at best anyway.
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Chevy has there new 6.2 in some of the newer muscle cars but I was wondering if these could have or have been swapped into a yj, big reason I'm wondering is cause it can switch to a 3.1l v4 to save gas.

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Fab work should be the same.. the wiring how ever would be a little bit of a pain.
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Unread 04-01-2013, 04:36 PM   #6
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Link to crate motor?

I think your talking about Active Fuel Management which allows it to run on half the cylinders and come on Camaro's with automatics for the L99 engine. 400hp/410tq. Most people with the AFM disable it. L99 is similar to the LS3 but detuned slightly. The manual trans camaros come with the LS3 and has no AFM. Either way, I have not seen a YJ on here with an L99 or an LS3, I think I'll be the first. You can check out you tube, i think there might be one or two on there with the LS3. there is plenty around here with a 5.3L or 6.0L, be curious to see what there milage is but not really a concern for me, My 4.0L only gets 15 MPG at best anyway.
Your talking exactly what I was trying to explain, my 4.0 gets 15 highway, 12 city
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