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Old 09-18-2017, 10:02 PM
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I have a 1986 jeep Cherokee
2.8 with auto tranny. Can this engine be swapped for a 4.0?
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Old 09-22-2017, 10:27 PM
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Stick a TDI diesel into it. Lots of power and twice the fuel economy.
We typically get 30 mpg out of ours.
https://www.cherokeeforum.com/f46/20...blacky-205238/

Works best with the AX15 manual trans though.
Any thing can be swapped with enough time and money but is it worth it?
Is it cheaper to just buy a 4L XJ and sell yours?
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That is exactly what I will do. Sell, buy another. Thanks
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