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Re: 4L IN CJ-7?
Whenever someone follows advice like "just stick a 4 litre in it!" you're always asking for trouble. Typically, if you listen to stuff like this, the project is ventured into with not enough research.
Following your multiple posts, yes, it is nice to get a cheaper Jeep, and do the work on it yourself, and you can have one nice jeep for likely less than the 5K or 6K you are looking to spend. This will take more time than buying a nice jeep. That's the trade off. Time for money. Some of these guys spend years building their jeeps. I'm not saying it's a bad thing, it's just some truth to that approach.
To (maybe) answer your questions, CJ7's did come with power steering and brakes, but I'm not sure if they ALL did. Can you put it in one that doesn't have one, yes. Can you put a 4L in, yes. It's not as easy as just "tossing" it in there.
I'm not up on ALL of the stuff required for this swap, but you will need to use a fuel injection gas tank or fuel pump, all new fuel lines for the higher fuel pressure of an injection system, I think all new wiring harness for all the sensors and stuff... I'm sure it's a great swap, but do yourself a favor, and do a lot of research before you go down this path.
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