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Unread 11-19-2009, 11:53 AM   #1
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what year is a good donar year for jeep cherokee

i am looking at a couple of jeep cherokees and was wonder what would be a good year for a eninge donar swap, both have 4.0 and they would replace my 2.5l in my yj. the two i am looking at are 1990 or 1989

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Unread 11-19-2009, 12:15 PM   #2
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newer the better. you just getting engine or whole thing???
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i would be getting the whole thing
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91-95 for the 4.0 HO is what I would recommend.
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cool thanks for the info
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Unread 11-19-2009, 12:34 PM   #6
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the 89 90 have renix injection and 91 and newer use crysler injection which is much better and more fool proof. plus more horse power. i used a 90 and am now switching to a 91 injection system. my motor is about a 97 so i'll just swap the top end stuff and computor
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Unread 11-19-2009, 12:51 PM   #7
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91-95 for the 4.0 HO is what I would recommend.
These are good. But if you getting whole thing look for even newer. 95 and up did not have the CAD system so you could steal the axle shafts from it. If you gonna use the auto trans( I would_) you gotta do a little work to Clock it right but I love the auto in them.
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