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post #91 of 231 Old 06-22-2013, 06:20 PM
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fair enough.

obdI is easier initially compared to obdII as far as the swap is concerned. that is the only reason i ask.

i'm not terribly familiar with obdII so i can't be much help on that part of the swap. i am pretty familiar with every other part of the swap as far as mechanics goes.

the swap is pretty straight forward other than the wiring.

dakota 3.9 bellhousing from a mid 90's standard trans dakota.
pilot bushing can be a problem depending on the trans you use. try to find an ax-15 with the .75 dia trans input for the pilot. that will allow you to use a dodge pilot bushing/bearing. i have the part number on my build i think. i can look later, the wife wants to take the kids for a walk.

you will be happy with the sound and looks you get when you start it up. not to mention the extra HP.


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post #92 of 231 Old 06-22-2013, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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I am going to do some kind of exhaust so it'll have some form of attitude to it, but nothing overly annoying.

I figured if I am going to go to the lengths of swapping an engine, especially here in Commifornia, then I might as well go all out, so to speak. I just need to find the transmission and bellhousing so I can get the engine mounts set in place, then worry about putting it completely together after the whole thing gets a good coat of

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post #93 of 231 Old 06-22-2013, 07:34 PM
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something like this?


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post #94 of 231 Old 06-23-2013, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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Absolutely not. Something a little bit louder than stock, nothing overly annoying.

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post #95 of 231 Old 06-23-2013, 10:31 PM
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I have the factory dodge ram cat and pipes with a Flowmaster and it sounds decent, not much louder then stock. Those truck cats sure do quiet it down.
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post #96 of 231 Old 06-24-2013, 05:40 AM
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the video i put up is with a "high flow" cat and a delta flow super 44 flowmaster on a "Y" pipe that i made and a stock YJ tail pipe. i tried so dang hard to get true duals undermy jeep, but alas, there just wasn't enough room. i am happy with the sound. there is little drone at highway speeds but under a load it growls pretty decent.

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Definitely won't be doing much to the exhaust besides some kind of header and a catback. Don't think the smog nazi's here like high flow cats...

All about that unibody life.
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post #98 of 231 Old 06-24-2013, 07:53 PM
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some of summit's shorty headers will work with la or magnum blocks. if your daring enough to want to try long tube headers i will let the pace setters i had on my rig go for a premium price.

it would be best to call a tech to find out exactly which ones, i may be able to find a part number in some of my old posts. i think it was here i had the discussion about this with someone.

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post #99 of 231 Old 06-24-2013, 08:19 PM
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When I was building mine I was looking at a set of block hugger headers on summit but mine ended up fitting fine so i didn't worry about it since I wasn't building a hot rod but a jeep with a little more motor. I still wasn't sure if they were CA smog legal though.
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I'd like to get a bit more ponies out of the 318, not that the stock power output is bad. I've looked at a lot of options and it seems like the starter always gets in the way.

All about that unibody life.
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post #101 of 231 Old 06-24-2013, 11:51 PM
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I can vouch for that, that's one of the reasons I don't have pipes on mine yet. Get some center dump headers, it will be one less headache to deal with.

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post #102 of 231 Old 06-25-2013, 09:15 AM
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Beware of the Summit block hugger center dumps. Whoever the hell made mine was drunk off their ***. IIRC they are Patriot Headers. Not sure though.

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post #103 of 231 Old 06-25-2013, 09:47 AM
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the set i used are made by "rod works" they are exactly what i was looking for. i do agree... center dumps are definitely easier to finagle around the steering shaft and the starter both. with the long tubes i had to "persuade" a little with a hammer to keep the steering shaft from rubbing the header tube.

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post #104 of 231 Old 07-31-2013, 04:05 PM
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I have been contemplating a V8 swap for some time, but I am still debating on whether I want to do this or not. Gathering the parts and performing the fabrication is no issue for me, it will only take time as the funds become available. But it's the whole having to upgrading on the rest of the drive train that has me on the delayed state. Who knows, I may still start this swap.

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I have been contemplating a V8 swap for some time, but I am still debating on whether I want to do this or not. Gathering the parts and performing the fabrication is no issue for me, it will only take time as the funds become available. But it's the whole having to upgrading on the rest of the drive train that has me on the delayed state. Who knows, I may still start this swap.
Just collect parts over a period of time.

My 5.2 cost me $240 or something like that at a junkyard, my AX15 cost me about $250, transfer case was around $120 if I remember correctly.

8.8s in my area are going for $250-500. You've got other parts to consider like radiator and computer, wiring harness and what not.

Think about it this way, if you collect parts now, sometime down the road you decide that you're actually going to do it, well... you have almost all of the parts to do it at that point. Theoretically by that point, it's just nickel and dime stuff to buy before you swap.

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