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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-10-1999, 11:12 AM
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anybody know what jeeps carried the amc diesel. How hard would it be to but in a cj(5/6/7/8) frame?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 11-10-1999, 04:49 PM
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Re: diesel

It wasn't an amc diesel, it was a renault (or puegot) they were partners with amc before chrysler bought them, I'm pretty sure the diesels only came in cherokees and very early cherokees at that 84-86. not sure about adapting them to a cj

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 11-10-1999, 09:18 PM
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Re: diesel

their are at least three different diesel that have been offered in the cj's, perkins in the 60's, renault in the early 80's, and i have heard that a diesel engine is available now for jeeps sold in europe.

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 11-11-1999, 02:19 AM
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Re: diesel

Current European Jeep diesel's are made by "MV" which is an Italian company.
It could be that this engine is used in several different cars...

There is a 4-cylinder 2.5 liter and a 5 cylinder 3.3 liter (which is basically the 4 banger with an added cylinder)

Both engines uses turbo's and power is about 120-150 hp, with lots of torque.

(My local dealer's chief mechanic hasn't to much positive to say about them, other than that they work ok....)

On http://www.moller.no click "biler" (cars), Jeep, you will find the spec.

"Effekt" = horsepower, "Dreimoment" = torque (and it's in Newton-Meter...)
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