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post #1 of 3 Old 12-27-2008, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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Rebuild 4.2 or install chevy 350

Just wanted everyones opinion. I just pulled my 4.2 6 cyl out of my 1988 YJ. It is another year motor because it is a feul injected motor. I need to put a new crank and bearings in it. While I have it out rear main seal, timing chain and headgasket, and hone the cylinders.
Just wanted everyones opinion should I do all this or install a chevy 350. Just wanted pros and cons and everyones opinion. Thanks in advance

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post #2 of 3 Old 12-27-2008, 05:36 PM
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I vote for the 4.2L
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post #3 of 3 Old 12-27-2008, 05:49 PM
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You're going to get opinions on both sides of this, in the end it's totally up to you. There are a few threads where this topic has been debated.

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I have 4 x 4 on my YJ, but I'm not sure what it is suppose to do or if it is even necessary.
I'm mainly a street driver.
Any advice is appreciated, thanks.:thumbsup:
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