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post #1 of 6 Old 02-20-2012, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
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Jeep 97 4cyl conversion to a Magnum v8 5.2 in Mexico

Hi everyone!

Im from mexico, im 19 yeras old, I'm studying mechanical engineering, my dad gave me this jeep when I turned 16 years, two monts ago i decided to swap my 4cyl for a V8, i love v8's.

So i went to tucson, arizona and bought a 5.2 magnum 2003 with less than 30,000 miles, it was the last year this engine was made i think. i also bought the t-case and the transmicion, but i didnt use the transimcion, it was to long, so i took one out of a Grand Waggoner its a 3 speed automatic.

On december 26 i started to strip off the old 4cyl... i ended the swap this saturday, I forgot my camera on my friend's car so i might upload more pictures next week y visit my city again, but for now, a little video of the jeep with the V8 (only have the link, dont know how to put the complete video here) http://youtu.be/qX4yoCsFzIohttp://youtu.be/qX4yoCsFzIo

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post #2 of 6 Old 02-20-2012, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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some pictures of my jeep of his evolution
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post #3 of 6 Old 09-27-2012, 10:14 PM Thread Starter
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So, i see my post didnt get any replys, here are some pics of how it sits now:


So, here is the list of some things i have done to my jeep

- 5.2 V8 swap... was a 4 cyl
- Dana 44 front and rear with 4.10
- Front tube fenders
- 33" KM2
- Rubicon Express Super Flex 3.5
- Led's Conversion
- Pro Comp Lights
- Smytibuilt winch 8,000lbs
- Front and rear bumper smytibuilt

I made the conversion of the V8 and Danas 44 myself, with the help of friends, im 19, so thats was a big challenge for me

Hii From Mexico!
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post #4 of 6 Old 09-27-2012, 11:24 PM
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Yeah, sometimes these threads have a hard time getting started, it has nothing to do with your jeep, its just the nature of it all.

But your swap is awesome and unique! Definitely looks like fun
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post #5 of 6 Old 09-28-2012, 02:21 PM
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I am also putting in a 5.2 and Dana 44's. See my build thread in my signature. My engine is really a 1970 318 with magnum heads, and a stroker kit which increases the size to 6.4L, or 390 cubic inches.
Did you get the Dana 44 axles out of the Wagoneer?

My YJ/CJ V8 Magnum Build: http://jeepforum.com/forum/f22/magnum-force-mopar-mans-build-1412306/
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post #6 of 6 Old 09-28-2012, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
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I am also putting in a 5.2 and Dana 44's. See my build thread in my signature. My engine is really a 1970 318 with magnum heads, and a stroker kit which increases the size to 6.4L, or 390 cubic inches.
Did you get the Dana 44 axles out of the Wagoneer?
Wow, 6.4L? nicee! ... yeah, my Dana's 44's are out from a wagoneer, and they are very strong!
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