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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-11-2007, 10:40 AM
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360 Chrysler swap into my cj????

I was woundering if anyone had any info on putting a SB chysler in a 79 cj5? I have a chance to get a steal on a brand new High performance 360. I would love to put it into my jeep but cant find alot of info..Maybe there is a reason but I dont know.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-11-2007, 10:51 AM
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Re: 360 Chrysler swap into my cj????

Is it do-able? Yes, for a high cost for the adapters from the engine to the transmission, or from the transmission to the transfer case.

Sometimes free isn't as free as you'd like. For the costs you could pick up a core AMC360 engine and rebuild it and not have the adapter costs, as well as having everything stock. it's an alternative you may want to consider.

You could also get the engine, and an MOPAR automatic TF727, 904,999 and swap it's output shaft assembly and tailshaft for an AMC to fit the MOPAR. That's doable as well, but can get exotic looking for parts.
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-11-2007, 11:01 AM
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Re: 360 Chrysler swap into my cj????

Thanks for the info...I would like to hear other opions also. I would love to make this work because the motor I can get is by trade for something elese I already own and dont use. The guys got 3-4 thousand into it.
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