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post #1 of 3 Old 05-09-2010, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Limited Magnum V8

Hey guys i'm just wondering how i can tell if my jeep is either a 5.2 L or 5.9 L Magnum engine. Knowing the exact horsepower is pretty important to me.


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post #2 of 3 Old 05-09-2010, 07:18 PM
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If its original, the grill is different, the hood has vents, it'll say 5.9 on the tailgate.
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-09-2010, 07:43 PM
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Unless it's badged as a "5.9 Limited", and has hood vents, different rims and a grille that sticks out, as well as a 3" stainless tip on the exhaust, it's a 5.2 unless the engine was swapped. The stock 5.9s also have a leather center console lid, armrest in the rear seat, leather door panels, and leather shifters/ebrake.
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