FI Cherokee motor in a 87 Wrangler??? - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
reptilerecords
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: pleasant grove
Posts: 13
FI Cherokee motor in a 87 Wrangler???

Can you put a Newer Cherokee motor in a 87 Wrangler. I am looking for a good alternative to putting a Fuel injected motor in my 87 with out the whole aftermarket kit I've been told a newer cherokee wont work without a bunch of modifications? Will a chevy venture type v6 go in a wrangler 87-91? Help what are my options please?

reptilerecords is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 09:22 AM
SeanB95YJ
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Schenectady
Posts: 1,182
unfortunately, nothing will be a direct bolt-in "plug n play" situation.... on the plus side, that leaves you open to a whole world of possibilities, all which are about the same amount of work, time & $$

4.0 Jeep
4.3 GM V6
GM V8
Ford, mopar, toyota, cummins, etc

Sean B. - Schenectady, NY - 95 YJ, 350/700r4/NP241, JB Shorty SYE, 8.8 rear, 2" BDS, 1" homebrew shackles, Daystar 1" BL, TJ flares, 35x12.50 General Grabber AT2 on 15x10 Bart D-Truckers, Polyshield polycarbonate windshield, HD over/under crossover steering
swap/build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/a...hread-1542284/
SeanB95YJ is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 10:16 AM Thread Starter
reptilerecords
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: pleasant grove
Posts: 13
I have just heard the newer cherokee motors stick up to high as far as the power steering, alternator etc.. what would be the best Fuel injected motor to put in my 87 wrangler?
reptilerecords is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 10:47 AM
Que89YJ
Web Wheeler
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Detroit
Posts: 21,454
The 91-95 4.0L mpfi would be the easiest and cheapest. Plent of them around and 5 wires to fire on the harness swap. If you are lucky enough to find one with the entire drivetrain then you are only looking at moving your mounts.
Que89YJ is online now  
post #5 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 10:49 AM
schaef89
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 846
You should research the junkyard tbi upgrade

89 YJ S, 2.5L/AX-5/NP231
99 WJ Limited, 4.0L/42RE/NP247
93 YJ, 4.0L HO/32RH/NP231 - Sold
schaef89 is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 11:15 AM Thread Starter
reptilerecords
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: pleasant grove
Posts: 13
is that the wrangler 91-95 4.0L mpfi and or the cherokee?
reptilerecords is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 02-15-2013, 11:30 AM
Que89YJ
Web Wheeler
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Detroit
Posts: 21,454
Yes, exactly.
Que89YJ is online now  
Reply

Tags
cherokee , motor , swap , wrangler

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome