post #1 of Old 09-27-2013, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
Eddie13f
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Tunkhanock
Posts: 48
Frankenjeep: Multiple issues

Hello all,

Here is the story: I have 2 '98 TJ Wranglers, a 4 cyl manual and a 6 cyl auto. I also have a 97 TJ 4cyl frame which I have been prepping for a frame swap. Here is the plan:

1) Take the 97 frame and apply POR 15 and Eastwood interior frame coating

2) Place the engine, tranny and axles from the 4cyl manual on it to get a rolling chassis.

3) Gut the 6cyl auto tub and place the 4cyl manual dash and interior in it

4) Add Metalcloak fenders and hit the trail

Basically, I'm in the middle of a frame swap, tub swap, engine swap and tranny swap.

My first questions and issue is the wiring in the dash, I am gutting the 6cyl auto tub and I am curious as to what I can keep in the tub. The 6cyl has a AC and I do not want it, so must I replace the entire dash? I already am aware that I have to change all the wiring, but can I keep the core in?

Secondly, has anyone ever added a clutch to a tub without one? I don't know if it is a viable option.

Thanks for the assistance!

Eddie13f is offline  
post #2 of Old 09-27-2013, 06:14 PM
Bmel17
Registered User
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Wilmington, DE
Posts: 528
post this is the TJ tech forum, you'll get better responses and much quicker

06 TJ Black GOLDEN EAGLE Edition
96 Buick Creep Wagon
08 HD Nightster
Bmel17 is offline  
post #3 of Old 09-28-2013, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
Eddie13f
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Tunkhanock
Posts: 48
Thanks for the tip!
Eddie13f is offline  
Reply

Tags
clutch , dash , swap


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome