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post #31 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 07:20 AM Thread Starter
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ok the above link doesn't exactly work. click on it, then click enthusiast, then go down to middle of page to list of magazines and click on four wheeler, then click on jeep category, then jeep wagoneer, you will then see it in a small list of articles.

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post #32 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 08:26 AM
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If money were no object it would be nice to do this

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A 5.3L with a 4L60E would be awesome in the gaucho!



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post #33 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 01:13 PM
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Hell yeah. I love this thing.
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post #34 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 01:18 PM
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Its your Jeep do as you wish with it. If you want a Chevy engine go for it. I just want to see the thing completed

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post #35 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 01:28 PM
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post #36 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 01:29 PM
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Gaucho arrives in NJ!

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post #37 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 03:05 PM
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I would say as long as the install is clean you will have one of the most awesome rigs ever. Thanks for keeping those of us whom are addicted to this build supplied with time wasting opportunities.
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post #38 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 03:12 PM
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Joe,
I think the link in your post is bad. Fixed it for you in this post:


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post #39 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 03:19 PM
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You could find a grand wagoneer with a 360 for about a grand. Take the drivetrain out of that and throw it in the gaucho.

BTW, if you ever need any help, PM me if your anywhere near Atlantic County. I would love to work on the Gaucho.

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post #40 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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If money were no object it would be nice to do this

Complete Jeep V8 Swap Packages | Novak Conversions

A 5.3L with a 4L60E would be awesome in the gaucho!



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Oh I know, I was looking at these a week or two ago. That is way over my price range.
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post #41 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
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I think the link in your post is bad. Fixed it for you in this post:

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post #42 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 05:22 PM
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I can't wait to see this rig progress into the show-stopper it will be.

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post #43 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 10:56 PM
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figured i would pull up a chair and say congrats on the new gaucho. cant wait to see what you choose to do.

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post #44 of 164 Old 07-31-2010, 10:58 PM
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Go to the JY and pull a lq9 (iron block 6.0) from a newer work truck. A 6 liter swap can be had here in ohio for under $1000. I would try to find a 4l80 or maybe a 4speed w/ a gearvendors blackbox (overdrive).... the options are endless.... I appreciate the direction that you and the PO were heading with the build, but I think I would go the other route and build a slick one off custom. I'm thinking Rescue Green, 4.5" lift, waggys F/R, 16" Mopar Moab drilled for beadlocks, 35" pitbull rocker radials...

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post #45 of 164 Old 08-02-2010, 12:10 AM
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This is great! Looking forward to seeing the buildup finished.

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