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post #1 of 6 Old 04-02-2013, 09:00 AM Thread Starter
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need info please

In search of info on the engine in my 86 cj7. It is a 282 mexican engine. It has mexico stamped on side of block. Just cant find parts or info on it, PLEASE anyone help.

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-02-2013, 09:49 AM
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Factory (OEM) CID for AMC Jeep 6 cyl is 232 or 258 AFAIK.

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post #3 of 6 Old 04-02-2013, 11:28 AM
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if it is an 86 then it should be a 258, also this could be a long block from Advance Auto IIRC they are manufactured in Mexico.

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post #4 of 6 Old 04-02-2013, 11:29 AM
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First, they really do exist. But not in a Jeep. Someone swapped it in.

The engine was used in AMC Hornets, Javelins, Concords, Pacers and Spirits. Knowing how the parts counters work with computers, try telling the guy the car is a 1982 Hornet or a Concord.

When you own a Jeep you learn that Jeep really stands for Just Employ Everybody's Parts. AMC outsourced everything. It's not uncommon to have a Ford ignition system and a GM Delco alternator, etc. Jeep owners have to lie to countermen all the time.

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post #5 of 6 Old 04-02-2013, 12:10 PM
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http://www.amcyclopedia.org/node/6985

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMC_Straight_6_engine#282

The 282 cu in (4.6 L) engine was produced by AMC's Mexican subsidiary Vehiculos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) beginning in 1971 through 1986. This was similar to a 258 in stroke, cast with a larger 3.917 in (99.5 mm) bore, 0.16" larger than the 258, giving 281.7 cu in (4,616 cc).

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post #6 of 6 Old 08-10-2013, 12:58 PM
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the lady at auto zone pulled it up on the computer for my 85 jeep
this is a Mexican motor
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