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post #16 of 18 Old 05-21-2013, 10:56 PM
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Ls motor swap with a 4l60 will fix it up nice power mpg reliability and cheap parts can't be beat


mine 04 F250 Harley FX4, 90 Bronco EB 4x4
hers 99 WJ Laredo 4x4 I6 4" IRO lift with long arms
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post #17 of 18 Old 05-22-2013, 01:36 AM
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I seem to remember reading something about a "fix" for the heads dropping the valves on the 4.7. Like a different type of head or valve seat that expands with the head. i cant remember. Might be something to look into. I know if mine ever dropped a valve I wouldn't hesitate to fix it and keep my wj going. I love that dam thing and it teaches me how to be a mechanic. Or forces me to learn. I like that.

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post #18 of 18 Old 05-22-2013, 03:11 AM
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Yes they can be re engineered ....at great cost....let's face it, valve seats don't fall out of most heads due to a bit of over heating as most cars are built that way...so its possible! Just DCs usual high standard of engineering!

If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got yourself an electrical problem!
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