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post #1 of 5 Old 02-01-2014, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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My 95 ZJ is outta putput power ...Just wandering if I can replace the 5.2 with something newer and what is needed ? Thinking about doing a major swap-engine,tranny,&t-case.? Also , I think I blew my heater core.How hard is it to replace? Thanks in advance for the help.

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-01-2014, 11:44 PM
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-02-2014, 12:38 AM
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Why not just buy a niner instead?

Heater core isn't difficult, just time consuming.

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post #4 of 5 Old 02-04-2014, 01:04 PM
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you could always stroke and build the 5.2 to a 6.3! or if your a real wrench turner stroke the 5.9 to a 7.0!!!! there will be pleanty of get up and go then
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-04-2014, 04:27 PM
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To do it the proper way, the heater core is a huge PITA due to having to disassemble the dash. Other than that and it being very time consuming(a full day at it most of the time), it doesn't appear to be hard at all, as long as you can remember how to connect some wire harnesses and clips, while putting screws back in their places. Some cups or organizer trays may help a bit if you go at it as well as a good lunch

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