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Forum: Diesel Swaps 08-15-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 38,073
Posted By uglyjeep
I can tell you that a 6.2 can be dropped in front...

I can tell you that a 6.2 can be dropped in front of a Jeep t-18 with minimal problems using an adapter that advance adapters sells. I can't say for sure on yours though - a 6 cyl. trans has a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-02-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By uglyjeep
It sounds like the trans is currently in gear....

It sounds like the trans is currently in gear. Did you take the shifter off while it was in gear when you were installing it? It looks like you may need to pop it into neutral with a long...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-02-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By uglyjeep
Would you happen to have the part number of the...

Would you happen to have the part number of the one you got?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-29-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By uglyjeep
Fuel cap?

Fuel cap?
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-22-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,913
Posted By uglyjeep
If you buy a remanufactured unit from an auto...

If you buy a remanufactured unit from an auto parts store,you can figure about $700. But you can find good used units for MUCH less. You’regoing to be looking for an IP from a j-code 6.2, an...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-21-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,913
Posted By uglyjeep
Why not use a chevy nv3500? No adapters then.

Why not use a chevy nv3500? No adapters then.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-20-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By uglyjeep
a dollar three eighty. ;)

a dollar three eighty.

;)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By uglyjeep
My '67 cab bolted right up to the '75 cherokee...

My '67 cab bolted right up to the '75 cherokee chassis. Only issue was that the factory cherokee body mounts weren't tall enough for the cab's rear sheet metal to clear the fuel tank. Some industrial...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-19-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,913
Posted By uglyjeep
I do not believe that the Cummins will be close...

I do not believe that the Cummins will be close to the cost of the GM. For my engine swap I've spent less than $1000 total - and that includes buying adapters, engine mounts (not building them), and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-16-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,269
Posted By uglyjeep
When my truck was still a Cherokee Chief my dad...

When my truck was still a Cherokee Chief my dad started calling it Chief Bowels (he kept repeating a line from one of his favorite jokes - "Chief Bowels no move!"). Even though it shed the chief...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-11-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 55,519
Posted By uglyjeep
I did the same thing for a while - I even...

I did the same thing for a while - I even included "consumables" intended specifically for the jeep (welding wire, cutting blades, etc.) and subtracted the "extra" parts and pieces as I sold them. I...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 06-26-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 39,136
Posted By uglyjeep
I only know one shop that I'd trust to do a...

I only know one shop that I'd trust to do a diesel drivetrain swap (Preferred Chassis Fabrication (http://www.preferredchassis.com/PCFnew/index.html) who builds the Scorpion...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-07-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 39,136
Posted By uglyjeep
For other CA residents searching for diesel swap...

For other CA residents searching for diesel swap options, I constantly see this brought up regarding the 6.2 but not so often for cummins or any other manufacturer's engine. The majority of diesel...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-07-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 39,136
Posted By uglyjeep
The possible problem with smog on the 6.2 engines...

The possible problem with smog on the 6.2 engines is the j-code (heavy duty) vs. c-code (light duty) engines. The c-code engines had various differences (injectors and other differences in the...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 05-03-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By uglyjeep
A front dana 70 with discs? That's a hard find....

A front dana 70 with discs? That's a hard find. Those brakes make it less likely that is a closed knuckle front (most calipers will not clear the closed knuckle). It could be an open knuckle out from...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-02-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,889
Posted By uglyjeep
I set one up using a few w/s washer parts (pump,...

I set one up using a few w/s washer parts (pump, hose, and two nozzles) and an empty 1 gallon solvent can for my cj6. Just below the head light dimmer switch is a push button (the metal button type...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-02-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,917
Posted By uglyjeep
Does a truck built using a '75 wt chassis and...

Does a truck built using a '75 wt chassis and running gear, a 67 cab, an old international bed, and a chevy diesel qualify as moderately modified?

Hmmm... nope. I guess there is a reason that a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-28-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By uglyjeep
I know that the 82 chevy truck i pulled my diesel...

I know that the 82 chevy truck i pulled my diesel from used the same firewall connector that my 75 cherokee had. Maybe a GM part is available?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-25-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,587
Posted By uglyjeep
4bt's (4bta's?) with chevy pattern adapters......

4bt's (4bta's?) with chevy pattern adapters... No! They cant do it!:mad:

SAVE THEM!

I recently witnessed a running perkins 4cyl diesel taken to the scrap yard, despite my best efforts to save it....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-03-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By uglyjeep
The 6.2 diesel fits fine so I don't see why a BBC...

The 6.2 diesel fits fine so I don't see why a BBC wouldn't fit. Another way around the booster/valve cover clearance is to install hydroboost. Then you get the added bonus of better braking.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-20-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 39,136
Posted By uglyjeep
When I was planning on using the 3053a, I did...

When I was planning on using the 3053a, I did find a few threads regarding putting a cummins in front of the 3053 (IIRC on a dodge forum). One guy used the original m35 bellhousing with one of the...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 11-13-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,351
Posted By uglyjeep
Well I found a NOS 3.54 gear set with install kit...

Well I found a NOS 3.54 gear set with install kit (new bearings to replace the crap ones :D) for 10 bucks! And a brand new lock right for under 150!

I don't have to keep looking for 8 lug 15 inch...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 11-04-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,351
Posted By uglyjeep
I've been working OT every day during the week...

I've been working OT every day during the week and on Saturdays, so no time for the jeep (and the money still seems to disappear just as fast as it normally does :(). But I did get a chance to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,217
Posted By uglyjeep
A while back I thought about using the bed from...

A while back I thought about using the bed from my dad's m105 trailer, but it's to wide (and far too long with my chero chassis). It will fit his chevy dually though just by making new bed mounts....
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-13-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,351
Posted By uglyjeep
IT'S ALIVE!!! I just started the diesel and ran...

IT'S ALIVE!!!

I just started the diesel and ran it numerous times. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:It now starts quickly and idles smoothly (so much smoother than the 225 in my 6) and revs up fine.

I...
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