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Engine Swap
Want to add 5.2 or 5.9 liter Magnum V-8 power to your TJ? We have all parts available for the do-it-yourself guy, and have a custom wiring harness if you don't want to try and build one yourself. We also have a large selection of performance parts that make the swap easier and boosts horsepower, torque and MPG.

The swap is relatively easy. If you can put a clutch in your TJ, and trust your welding skills, you should be able to make the swap in 3 or 4 weekends.

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Advance Adapters TJ V8 Motor Mount Kit
This kit from Advance Adapters allows the installation of a 5.2 or 5.9 liter Dodge V8 into your TJ.

This kit requires removing the old motor mounts and welding this kit in its place.Requires modification to run our electric fan.


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AT/PS Coolers
These are the coolers we use for the Automatic trans and Power steering. We add brackets to the factory "U" brace in the core support. The right is for the transmission and the left is for the power steering. This requires our AT cooler soft line kit or the included hoses. NOTE:PHOTO SHOWS TWO COOLERS AND PRICE IS FOR EACH!!!


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V8 TJ Headers
These chrome block hugger headers have 3/8 inch flanges and exit center of the block at oil pan gasket height.

They allow you to move the engine 1.5 inches towards the firewall and are required if you want to use an electric fan or not modify your existing drive shafts. Does not include Y-Pipe. MADE IN USA!!!!
Available in raw steel by special order for $75 less than chrome, typical build time 7-10 business days.


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Radiator for 5.2 or 5.9 liter V8 into a TJ
Backwoods Offroad custom built all brass radiator.

The radiator is a heavy duty V8 Wrangler replacement radiator. It's a direct replacement, bolt in that uses stock Dakota V-8 hoses and 4.0 liter fan shroud if not using our electric fan. It works very well with our electric fan. Fits both TJ's and YJ's 87-04



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Wiring harness for 5.2 5.9 TJ swap
This is a custom built wiring harness for a 5.2 or 5.9 liter Dodge Magnum V8 going into a Jeep TJ.

We modify your TJ engine harness and the Dodge/Grand Cherokee V8 underhood harness into a custom plug and play unit. No soldering, no crimping or electrical skills required.

NOTE: We need your TJ engine harness and the underhood harness from the donor motor.Manual trans to Auto trans will need to send your tj's PDC harness for relay install as well.
Typical turnaround time is 7 - 14 days. Call first to make sure.

If you wheel a YJ,CJ, rock buggy or J truck and want injection, we can custom build a harness for you.


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Flex-A-Lite Black Magic Xtreme 180
This is the only electric fan we use in the swap. It is quiet, comes with a full shroud and thermostat control box. It moves 3300 CFM!!! It is the only fan we have found that is slim enough to fit yet moves enough air to keep the V8 cool. Minor modifications to included brackets nessecary to mount. MADE IN USA!!!


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V8 TJ Throttle cable
This is the Dodge factory throttle cable you need for your V8 swap. It hooks directly to Wrangler pedal and V8 throttle body.
Out of Stock

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Manual to automatic trans conversion
These are the parts you need to swap out your manual transmussion for an automatic when you install a Magnum V-8.

Includes the following New Mopar Factory parts:
Auto shifter assembly, handle, gear indicator bezel, shift cable, brake pedal assembly with pad, clutch master blockoff and shift cable bracket for trans(may require modification). NO LONGER AVAILABLE AS NEW PARTS FROM CHRYSLER CORP


Please note:  Due to the rising cost of steel and fuel, prices are subject to change
at any time without notice, of course you will have the option to cancel your order if you wish.
You will be notified by phone or email if a change has been made prior to any credit card being charged.

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