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post #1 of 5 Old 09-02-2009, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
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Question About a 4.0 engine swap

K im turning to the wisdom gods, I bought a 2001 jeep grand Cherokee with a blown 4.0 engine. Its locked up and their is water in the oil, Totally done for. Ive been looking for a engine and i cant find one for less than 800 dollars, But yesterday i found a engine that mite work. It is a 2000 4.0 out of a jeep Cherokee, Not the grand the guy says its electronic ignition, "NO Distributor" but i cant find a cross reference for my engine. Also is their any way i can make this engine work if its not compatible ?? PLEASE any info would help Thanks in advance TOM.....

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post #2 of 5 Old 09-03-2009, 10:16 AM
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It'll work. Just use all your Grand Cherokee electronics, and some sensors.

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check the crankshaft tone wheel to make sure it is the same number of teeth as the one you have, not sure but some of them were different.

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if the teeth are different can i just swap the gears
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if the teeth are different can i just swap the gears
not sure where they are, I think they are on the fly wheel.

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