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    Default 4.6L Golen Stroker Swap. A continuing thread.

    **** When I started this thread it was going to be a 4.0 head swap and Chevy TBI, then changed to a 4.0L swap and finally became a 4.6L Golen Stroker swap so that is why the thread switches around a few times.******


    After much debating I decided to do a 4.0 swap on the YJ, when I began the teardown it was going to be a 4.0 head swap and Chevy TBI conversion but I just decided to go all the way. I'll probably be pulling the motor this weekend but here are a few pictures from when I was planning on doing the other swaps:

    This was for the head swap:

    First off with the valve cover:


    Now working on a couple of the head bolts:


    I'm sure this wasnt impairing my cooling system at all:


    Intake and exhaust manifolds off:


    The ever important parts table:


    And the head off:
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    Wiring for the Chevy TBI and the TBI:


    Working on getting everything separated:



    I hate wires, but everything ready to be torn down:

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    hay if your doin a full 4.0 swap. I will buy the chevy TBI off of you if you have the ecm for it still
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    I sure do, but I don't know for a fact that the ECM works.

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    do you have the write up for the head swap and chevy tbi addon. Could u pm me a price for the tbi. as well as the write up linkl
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    PM sent!

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    UPDATE: I decided against both the head swap/EFI and a standard 4.0 swap so here's the new build: 4.6 Golen Stroker and NV-3550 Swap:

    T-Case out:


    Drive shafts:


    Bay getting empty:


    Support the Tranny:


    Pulled the shifter:


    Getting ready to pick it:


    I think somethings missing...:


    In the air:


    Ready to be rebuilt:
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    Scotty likes the new stroker:


    A lot:


    Tip of the day, don't assume that your doner tranny is empty:


    Engine and tranny mounted:


    Everything mounted:


    Next wiring......#@[email protected]%@!!!
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    So im assuming you have the tbi harness and computer for sale now? Nice pics i will be following this.
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    The harness is a MESS but yeah I don't need em!
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