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Unread 06-07-2013, 01:26 AM   #16
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Just gear it 5:13 haha.
Thats how they did the early 90s Pathfinders. 150hp 180tq.. Crazy low gears 4:63? They were slow but sort of decent with small tires.

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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:20 AM   #17
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Like these http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinzgau...Specifications
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:18 AM   #18
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keep the 4.0, its a great motor
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Unread 06-07-2013, 02:05 PM   #19
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You really looking into a diesel Jeep? The late 2000 models made the GC w/ a 3.9L(I think) turbo diesel motor. If you can't figure that swap, look into a
4BT or 5.9L Cummins into a GC... Now your talking. I've seen one Wrangler Unlimited that had a 5.9L, lots of work.

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Unread 06-07-2013, 02:25 PM   #20
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5.9L Cummins into a GC. Good luck.
can you say "firewall modification"
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Unread 06-07-2013, 02:42 PM   #21
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Yeah, I don't know of ANY VW engine that would effectively move a ZJ. I think your movement would be measured with a calendar instead of a speedometer.
You obviously don't know much about VW then, I can think of many many engines that would effectively move a ZJ and better than the Chrysler engines they came with.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 03:07 PM   #22
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You obviously don't know much about VW then, I can think of many many engines that would effectively move a ZJ and better than the Chrysler engines they came with.
Cool now just redesign the engine bay.


Here's one with a Cummins 3.9. http://mallcrawlin.com/forum/showthr...3679-Diesel-ZJ
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Unread 06-07-2013, 03:22 PM   #23
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when i was in europe i seen a few jeep cherokee turbo diesels
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Unread 06-07-2013, 03:26 PM   #24
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Those 2.5 ZJ diesels had about the same torque as the 4.0 and comes with cracking heads from what I have read.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 03:31 PM   #25
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Yeah, I don't know of ANY VW engine that would effectively move a ZJ. I think your movement would be measured with a calendar instead of a speedometer.
The VW 2.5 TDI would do a pretty good job. The 1.9 YDI can move a wrangler towing 1000 pounds pretty good too. You can run 17 pounds of boost constant all day long on the 1.9

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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:26 PM   #26
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Their is a web site for this but im not home on VWs into a wrangler ..it was in fourwheel n offroad i belive last isse...
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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:30 PM   #27
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The Touareg has a nice engine in it. Straight from VW:

TDI® Clean Diesel:

3.0L, 24-valve, DOHC, V6, TDI® Clean Diesel engine with common rail direct injection; 240 hp, 406 lbs/ft of torque

compare that to the 5.9L 245 hp 345 lbs/ft. Wouldn't mind having that engine in my Jeep. Plus it has a 8 speed transmission with it. If I had the parts I'd do it.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:20 PM   #28
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Audi R8 V10, it'll totally fit.
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I heard someone yell "mall crawler" from the back porch. I'll go see who said that. Be right back.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:26 PM   #29
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Ecu is gonna be the biggest problem, engine mounts are engine mounts if you can weld.

Dunno about the tcase options.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 06:04 PM   #30
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No way this VW engine can move a Jeep....



http://youtu.be/F-HDbhgca5g

Lets not forget VW is the parent company to Audi, Bugatti, Bentley, Porsche, Lamborghini NONE of them have an engine that can move a Jeep.
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