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    Default Diesel Swap

    Stole the link from www.expeditionportal.com Thoughts?

    2.8 Swap

    Edit: Trailsnail, I had to open another window to see how to do your clicky link thing. Good suggestion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by korisu56 View Post
    Stole the link from www.expeditionportal.com Thoughts?

    2.8 Swap

    Edit: Trailsnail, I had to open another window to see how to do your clicky link thing. Good suggestion.
    I drove the 3 litre CRD in a new Grand. It was sweet. felt like it had more power than the Hemi in the same Jeep - and got way better mileage.

    I would love to put a disel in the LJ, but I bet this swap will cost a fortune...... Most places that swap the Hemi into a TJ want over $10,000 to do it.
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    i bet this would be a sweet swap for a crawler because of the high torque but not so great in the mud because of the low rev, i would love to try this if i could to do it on a budget cheaper than 10 grand
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    Can't be that bad. I'm sure you and I could find a way to cheap it down.

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    use a isuzu diesel, tons in the salvage yards.

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    Really? How easy is the swap itself? Is there a lot to convert/mod? Computer, exhaust, blah blah blah? Any lead on a writeup?

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    It would take a ton of time and effort, not to mention the jeep would no longer pass EMI .

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    been quiet over there lately but ask some questions over on jeep2diesel.org

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    There's no clauses to emi laws/regs that deal with motor conversions?

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