A V8 won't bolt up to the 4.0 trans. In either case the trans would **** itself the first launch.
Ideally you would pull a 46rh from a first gen V8 ZJ, that will give you a trans that can take the 360 and won't need a computer for control. A beefed up 44re might work, a jeep 46re would hold it but they're pretty rare as they only came in the niner.
A dodge tranny won't easily work as the starters are on the wrong side.
1996 ZJ Green Laredo V8, 2.5" OME and Bilsteins, 31's, Holes drilled in the roof.
1998 ZJ Platinum Limited 5.9, New engine and trans, no front driveshaft, but it's pretty
"Whats wrong with a PT Cruiser?"
"Coulda had a V8!"
96 build thread
Niner build thread
Originally Posted by Texas ZJ1
I heard someone yell "mall crawler" from the back porch. I'll go see who said that. Be right back.