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Unread 06-02-2013, 02:50 AM   #1
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5.3L Silver Taco'd TJ

The EAGLE HEMI TJ is 95% done so, time to begin planning and sourcing parts for the next conversion.

The orginal jeep that was getting the 5.3 conversion is getting rebuilt to stock and sold. After weighing the options, investment and conditions, the best move was to fix it and sell it to someone who can make it their own.

I stumbled across a 'gotta go get it right now with cash' deal a few weeks ago. I found a 2004 TJ 4.0 Auto that had been taco'd in the front as the PO smacked a pole/stump/immobile object. The engine was good and it still moved under its own power. The body was pretty clean and the interior was all there, just neglected. Both airbags had popped as well.

We took off with some benji's and the trailer. 1 hour later we were loaded and on the way home with it.

I put it out in the back of the lot and started chasing parts for it along with the other 2 TJs. Sourced a grille, both air bags, hood, grille supports,air bag cover for the pass side, still need the drivers 'cover' and a pass fender [which ill just get a new one]. On Friday I was able to pick up a 2004 frame from a JY on the other side of the state, 2.5 hours away. Glad I made the trip, frame looks good and there are some other random jeeps parts Im going back for next week.

The project plan....
-5.3 or 6.0L LS series motor, 4l60e trans, 231c? or 231j t case. 5.3 LS out of a 2008 Silverado 65k on the clock
-SYE kit
-separate trans cross member from skid plate ordered a 2" drop skid
-aluminum radiator with computer controlled electric fan
-in house designed
*RRI motor mounts,
*RRI fuel tank adapter
*RRI fuel system kit
*RRI gauge panel with custom LS gauges
-dumping the TJ ECU, converting TJ fuse block for TJ and LS operations
-full working gauges, no converter boxes etc [speedo,tach etc]
-novak cable shifter
-retain stock TJ auto shifter assembly currently looks like i can get the shift pattern for the GM resolved, under the factory jeep console
-possibly rear 8.8 or d44 depending on best found deal at the time
-1/4" aftermarket skid plate with fabricated oil pan skid of some sort 2" drop ordered

simple suspension...
-long arm [either built in house or collectively sourced] starting with a Zone 4"long arm is on standby as i just found out my mustang popped its head gaskets
-relocate rear shocks
-1" body,
-some type of 34"/35"s on stock 15'sBFG KM2's on vision warrious

The start







The frame is in the shop, it will be slow progress until the Black and Red TJ's are sold.

I have a deal worked out with a supplier for [2] 5.3 and a 6.0 with transmissions. once they arrive, it will be a rock-paper-scissors to see what the jeep gets

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Unread 06-02-2013, 05:29 AM   #2
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stock TJ auto transmission shifter has 1 2 D N R P and a dash mounted OD kill toggle switch

4L60E needs 1 2 3 D N R P...

so some modification to the stock shifter scale and to the mechanism needed.

why not a nice cable shifter from Lokar(Novak) ? will fit nicely with a manual shifter boot.
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yeah going to take some effort anyway i go with it.

i plan on retaining the stock shifter because i want as much of a stock appearance inside as possible. i want to retain brake interlock features etc as well... i can get away with the 4l60e getting tj #2 for 4l60e [3] and tj #1 for 4l60e [2 and 1] i read and have notes on it in my LS folder, IIRC something in the programming has to be changed. if it proves to be an issue, maybe look for a different gated shifter out of cherokee, liberty etc of some sort.... i do have to reverse the shift direction on the TJ shifter cable as the gm trans works in a flipped pattern then the TJ auto's. theres a bunch of info on another site regarding them as well, just have to know where to look.

got the last few bugs worked out of the Hemi TJ today, got the datalink all working correctly and the brake switch 'circuits' correctly figured out. so this project gets to move up a notch

i am off to search down and order some of the pieces for this swap after i jump out of here.

im hoping to hear on the outcome of the first bid request for the new business tomorrow. it would be an awesome start. basic conversion with low material needs. fingers crossed.
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found an older cherokee shifter with a P-N-R-OD-3-[2-1] bezel. at least the bezel would read correctly. i love ebay!

we power washed the motor and the rest of the frame. hoping to start the teardown by friday, atleast the goal is to have the tub separated and the motor pulled by the end of this weekend. ordering lift parts tomorrow, which will be here friday. also ill get a set of replacement fenders tomorrow as well. i will need them and the grille installed so i can mock up all the accessories, fuse block etc. after all that is set up, ill pull them off and send to paint.

chasing a 5.3/4l60e [4wd] manual transfer case, driveline down right now waiting for a few responses. my buddy has the motor mount bolt pattern in CAD, so now im just messing around with the design for our motor plates.





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2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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got the stock mounts cut off the frame today...



remaining fender off and got things prepped for the tub removal..


getting the tub up..... man I really wish that the hoist deal was all worked out!

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2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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im beat.. and done for the night...




got some quotes on motor packages.. probably pull the trigger Monday.
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2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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went to the depot today and acquired myself a couple real boards. pair of 4x4's. sooo much better. aslo found my other jack. hmm [2] jacks and a couple of 4x4's.. totally changed the game. got the body up another few inches, put the rear axle on a little dolly and rolled the frame on out from under her. next time, I will pull the top and doors before I start the process.

It appears that this little jeep smacked something while the PO was off road, based on the condition of everything. Inside the wheels was 'caked' with mud, other key places as well.











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6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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didn't get too much done on this jeep this weekend, we were working on getting the black TJs new front clip installed and engine compartment all back together.

I dropped the gas tank and skid. Had to steal the straps for now for the black TJ. I cleaned 20lbs of mud out of the skid plate and scrubbed down the gas tank in prep for the fuel tank mods.




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2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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today was a busy chase day. went to the west side of the state to grab parts. the yard i got the frame from had a KO'd 2002 Sahara TJ and it had a bunch of 'I need that' parts on it, and some just to have. He gave me a cash price to pull what I wanted. Needless to say, all 3 seats, perfect hood with hinges, auto brake pedal,brake light switch, seat brackets, washer bottle, rad overflow bottle, taillight housings, dash and center dash bezels, 4.0 fan shroud, dash switch panel...

i will be going back next week so i can oversee and bring back my donor motor for this TJ.. 2008 5.3 with 65K on it....

spent a couple hours at my buddy place last night. my CNC guy... gave him a list of parts including LS motor mount plates, some hemi motor plates, couple designs for straps for the RCI fuel cells, some gusset plates that are sweet... and set the ground work for a little bezel i will need.

CHMO.. i got the shifter figured out.. a little fab and maybe some in-expensive trial and error. i spill more later but looks like i will have correct/exact shift pattern, with indicator, and done under 100 with all parts shipped. i will also have neutral safety and reverse light switching incorporated with it. AND NO im not using any B&M Lokar etc parts. as mentioned above, i will most likely need to have kyle cut me up a billet bezel to trim it out.

hmm what do we have inside


taaa daaa!!!


i messed with my fuel tank adapter system yesterday and got it all figured out. the 'patent pending' adapter i designed completely replaces the stock regulator and re-uses all the stock internal fuel pump assembly 'parts'. there is one other company that makes something similar but it uses ring clamps and rubber hoses etc. the stock fuel presure regulator 'blows off' un-needed fuel, back down into the 'basket. this keeps fuel in the basket and helps keep the pump 'cool.' this 'fuel in the basket' concept is fairly important with using an in tank pump and the 'basket' also acts as a 'baffle' to keep fuel in the pump area in off camber situations.

like some other companies that do conversions suggest... just drop a line in the tank and screw a fuel pump to the frame and ' they do it this way'... when you get sideways, and all your fuel pools at one end of the tank.. you're sucking air... not good. not to mention, fuel pumps on the rails are noisy. i like the fact that I am reusing as much of the factory pump assembly as possible and retaining those stock features.

ill do a full tech write up from start to finish on the adapter and system in a few days. heres a quick pick of my in tank return parts.. just to keep you guessing.
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6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

the new shop... http://redrockwiring.com/ conversion, parts and wiring systems
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CHMO.. i got the shifter figured out.. a little fab and maybe some in-expensive trial and error. i spill more later but looks like i will have correct/exact shift pattern, with indicator, and done under 100 with all parts shipped. i will also have neutral safety and reverse light switching incorporated with it. AND NO im not using any B&M Lokar etc parts. as mentioned above, i will most likely need to have kyle cut me up a billet bezel to trim it out.
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kkewwwwl ... unfortunately around here I do not have the junk yards and the creativity of fabrication available ... so I replaced "brain" by cash ... LOL

Anyway ... I had to do it once for my swap ... whereas you are composing your recipe which you will hopefully repeat many times
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hell man i understand... i know you have to do what you can how you can over there. sometimes its 'more money than time,' others 'more time than money'.. depends on the day right!!!! im pretty sure i have a solution, its just getting the fit right and what that will take. i have a b/m rachet shifter in my mustang and thats not something i'd want in a jeep LOL...

this shifter thing has become a personal challenge now. I have [2] jeeps that are getting LS setups in them so if i went aftermarket, my costs would be harsh. i want to use parts/replacement parts that are available at any autoparts store, dealer, ebay etc anywhere i can in these builds.

right now i am debating on the following;
[a] throw in the 4" lift and make some adjustable rear uppers.. paid for and straight forward. $100 in heims and tubing
[b] throw in the 4" springs.. get a RC long arm upgrade kit and just put that on, no fab work... $900 cost upgrade
[c] throw in the 4" springs and do a basic in-house LA with increase flex poly link ends.... rear 4 link with triangulated uppers on some kind of truss, 3 link the front with a new pass axle side link tower that accepts 2 5/8" joints. cost... about $650 using 'generic' brackets. all 7 arms will be adjustable. have a little idea for the lower links.

i think i want to see if i can do the long arm for my projected budget. LOL just another challenge.

today i pulled the stock fuel pump assembly... started messing with that but had to leave. when i got back to the shop i decided to keep stripping the old frame to get it done and out of the way.












some cost figures on the board...
replacement frame $750
new fenders $180
hood....$75 score
got my tires lined up, get them next week. 35x12.50x15 BFG KM2's [5] for $1022
wheels.. looking like vision warriors [5] for $410
electric fan/shroud...$120
body lift.. $100
4" lift ...$500
option [c] long arm pieces.... $470

test shifter #1 came in today..$55
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getting the old frame stripped and chopped up. I kept the back half. not sure what im going to do with it right yet. either keep it as a jig or sell it on CL







getting things moving on the new frame... 4" lift springs, sway bar links etc are in. the upper links are in just to keep things pinned together. hoping my heim joint kit shows up soon so I can make the upper adjustable links. if I can get the costs right, I will be making more sets. the front pass UCA mount on the axle is shot, all wallowed out. I have a new UCA axle mount coming and it will change it to be capable to run any 2.0" bushing or heim set up. my motor mounts are 'in the works' so I just got a set of AA mounts for now. I will use them to line everything up. if I cant get mine cut-out yet then ill run these in this build.








interior ...NASTY






as it sits right now....



I just got off the phone with my motor guy. looks like its going to be 2500 for the set up, all accessories, modules, wiring, ecu, pedal etc.... going to go get it Tuesday. maybe by next weekend the motor will be in and the chassis ready for its body again.


latest development... I will have [2] 4.0s sitting in the shop shortly. a 97 and the one from the 2004. I called my local machine shop we use for the race engines and got some numbers from him. I have decided that they are going to get torn down, sent to the machine shop and when they get back..... Im building 4.6L strokers out of each one
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RRI Long Arm...14" Fox CO's Front and Rear...D60 KP Front and D60 FF Rear... 5.38s spooled...40" Maxxis Trepadors...
6.1 HEMI...Atlas 5.1

5.7 HEMI 400 hp TJ Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/ye...17/?highlight=
6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

the new shop... http://redrockwiring.com/ conversion, parts and wiring systems
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