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Unread 10-18-2012, 09:43 PM   #1
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5.2 Swap

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Well I think I may finally be doing a V8 swap over the winter,long time coming!! I think I have a lead on a 1996 Dodge Ram 4x4 5 speed.Hopefully I will know in the next few days if its available! I have read alot about the swap on line and it seems to be fairly straight forward.I am a bit concerned about the wiring tho,I am wondering if it was possible to strip the wiring out of the Ram and put it all in the Jeep? Or if its easier to just mate the harnesses? Any and all opinions/advice is greatly appreciated!!

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Unread 10-18-2012, 09:51 PM   #2
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I think the best but definitely not the cheapest way is to send the harnesses out to be spliced.
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Unread 10-19-2012, 10:09 AM   #3
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I have my fingers crossed.............looks like I will be getting the donor Ram this weekend!!

Donor Ram has arrived..................now to make room in the garage to get things under way!!

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Unread 10-19-2012, 10:16 AM   #4
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I will probably be doing the wiring myself!
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Unread 10-29-2012, 09:08 AM   #5
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Wiring

Anyone with wiring info on this swap?? I do not want to pay anyone to do this,looking for free info!!
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