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jeepers1998 01-14-2013 08:09 AM

stroker - V8 - turbo - supercharger
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After many months of research a desission has been made. My 2004 tj will be receiving a V8. All the parts have arrived. Doner car was a 2000 camero Z28 with LS1 340 HP and 4L60E. Radiator set up from champion, adapters from Novak, More to come

Line58 01-15-2013 02:44 PM

Are you planning to stroke/turbo the LS1? That would make for a beastly engine.

jeepers1998 01-15-2013 03:41 PM

No just swap in the V8, that will be enough power for me know.

tyvanwie 01-15-2013 04:17 PM

Can't wait to see it. Planning to do this down the line as well

Line58 01-15-2013 06:36 PM


Originally Posted by jeepers1998
No just swap in the V8, that will be enough power for me know.

Then why did you have those words in the title?

The Chevy V8 should be a beast in your Jeep. One of these years I want to drop a 5.3 in my TJ (prob in about 3 years). Good luck on the swap!

jeepers1998 01-15-2013 08:57 PM

I looked at stroking the 4.0 or adding a turbo or a super charger. after all the research we decided a V8 would be my best choice. Cost, aviability and weight we chose the LS1 over a hemi.

jeepers1998 01-15-2013 10:05 PM

Work begins on the V8 swap, we are replacing the trunion bearings, water and oil pump, rear main and all seals. Replacing stock exhaust manifolds with block hugger shorty headers. 4L60 will be torn down and checked and rear output adapter shaft installed.

jeepers1998 02-02-2013 09:39 AM

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Have pulled the engine and transmission and transfer case, Modified the transfercase with a mini sye kit

jeepers1998 02-02-2013 09:43 AM

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All the parts have arrived. Work begins preping jeep.

gotjeep12 05-27-2013 11:58 PM

good luck and Happy wrenching

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