I really didn't have time to run down the whole thread, but are your keeping it for the street?
How do you pass inspection? Does Pa Have inspection?
If ANYONE has info on the inspection in Tx for this type of swap, please feel free to advise me.
I am considering this same route, possibly, I hear a rod knock on start up on my 267,000 mile 4.0 in my 91 YJ.
BTW- Truly dig your jeep, I am making progress on mine, slowly, but progress nonetheless & yours helps me envision where my is heading.
"You're only Limited by Your Own mind."
91 YJ, rear body armor with rock rails and TJ filler conversion. LED Tail lights. 33 x 15.50 x 15 SS TSL SX's on black steelies. Home made Bumpers and swing out tire carrier. MileMarker H9000 Winch, H/T & Bikini Top, full doors & half doors. ~RIP~ C.D.K. 11-11-08 (miss you baby)
NTM 1989 XJ 2 Door Cherokee Sport, I6/auto/Swingout carrier, Custom Stereo system that makes my heart skip a beat.. IT'S My New DD and da^% happy to say I finally own one ;)