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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-02-2002, 02:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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88 Cherokee 4.0 ?

Have a chance to buy an 88 model cherokee w/ the 4.0, auto. Is this good for the head swap or even the entire engine into a cj, or should I wait for a later model motor to come along?

84 Scrambler,rear Lock-Rite, MPI, 258,auto,rear discs,Navajo booster, Warn front hub conversion, full soft top, factory 1/2 cab, Moser axles. Want more,no money.
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Re: 88 Cherokee 4.0 ?

I'm pretty sure that the '88 is still the older non-HO versioin of the 4.0. If it is, it's useless for the head swap because it's pretty well the same head. The only bonus this engine has over the 4.2 is the fuel injection but even that is the older "renix" style that is has no real benifits other than hill climbing.


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