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Old 12-20-2014, 10:14 PM
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Just picked it up 450 needs an engine

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Old 12-20-2014, 10:41 PM
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It's got good bones, find an engine and drive the **** out of it.
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Old 12-20-2014, 11:25 PM
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Any1 know the years for direct swap of engines or the easiest alternative year I'm guessing the newer style but I red up on the 99 n up models having more sensors I know this has more than the earlier model
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Old 12-21-2014, 10:09 AM
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The block and head are basically the same from 91 to 99. The 96 and newer have a stronger bottom end. But that being said, the easiest swap would be a long block from 97 to 99 XJ .
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Old 12-21-2014, 12:38 PM
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any more pictures of the inside? looks like an awesome project. I'd check craigslist for your area, I bet you could find an engine easy. with the right engine it could be a weekend job to get it back up and running.
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Old 12-23-2014, 11:01 AM
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Inside isn't bad no tears or stains dirty high school girls car so iv ripped it down to almost the block have to remove the head bolts and remove head drained oil looks like chocolate milk lol any suggestions on a route to take should I rebuild this is no cracks or replace

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Old 12-23-2014, 06:16 PM
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Quicker to replace with a used engine. Cheaper too.
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It all depends on how much you trust the block. If the head was obviously the problem, then just replace the head. Just be cautious. If it got hot enough, it could've cracked a water jacket.

Either way, if you're going to rebuild it, do it right. Go ahead and freshen up the bearings and rings while it's apart
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Old 12-24-2014, 09:23 PM
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I think I might just replace with used found one for 250 runs waiting to here back and then rebuild this one in spare time
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Got the head off today..

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Old 12-25-2014, 09:33 PM
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I don't think you'll be rebuilding this one.
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Lmao nope
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Aww c'mon, a little dab of JB Weld will patch that right up.
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Found engine in a 98 ZJ 180k 350$
This should be straight bolt in swap if I'm not mistaken right
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