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Old 03-14-2019, 09:25 PM
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Got an 87 Cherokee, tryna swap itís 2.0l to an 4.0l 99 Cherokee motor. Is this possible without big modification?
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:53 PM
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I would have so say, it would probably be a huge undertaking. Your 87 and the 99 have almost nothing in common. All the wiring would need to be replaced. The 99 engines Has a coil on plug ignition system vs the old cap and rotor. You would need a new ecu, exhaust, and I imagen many more things. Itís not impossible, nothing is, but itís a lot of work
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Originally Posted by Docholiday1104 View Post
Got an 87 Cherokee, tryna swap itís 2.0l to an 4.0l 99 Cherokee motor. Is this possible without big modification?

Your post isn't making sense. A 2.0L?

Are you talking about using a 99 4.0 in an 87?

If so, it is easily done.

A 2.5 to a 4.0, not simple.
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Your post isn't making sense. A 2.0L?

Are you talking about using a 99 4.0 in an 87?

If so, it is easily done.

A 2.5 to a 4.0, not simple.
I was under the assumption he meant the 2.5
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Originally Posted by Shamrock96 View Post

I was under the assumption he meant the 2.5
I kinda wondered that myself. Hence, I offered no answer until we get clarification.
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Originally Posted by Docholiday1104 View Post
Got an 87 Cherokee, tryna swap itís 2.0l to an 4.0l 99 Cherokee motor. Is this possible without big modification?
if your not 4.0 to 4.0 ide loose the idea if you don't have good reason. Harness and ecu are a big problem likely.

if your gutting something to throw it in yours, your gonna need a lot of parts. I don't think most folks would try sir.
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4 days with no updates on info from OP...........wait and see
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