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Old 07-18-2012, 10:04 AM
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Default 4.0 swap

so i have a 98 3.0 4x4 manual 5 speed and have been wanting to swap for a long time up to a 4.0 ive read and read but im needing to know if i can take a 92 4.0 4x4 5speed and swap it staright into my 98 i can get the whole 92 truck so i will have every bolt any help would be nice?
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:10 PM
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i wouldn't even go there. talking complete rewire of the entire truck. if you went through that route, you might as well pull the 98 body, put on the 92 chassis, and start splicing/soldering every wire.
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:27 PM
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i thought they was both plug and play in simple turms
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:29 PM
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i thought they was both plug and play in simple turms
Nope. You can do a 5.0 explorer swap but have to have a new tranny to go with it.
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:31 PM
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Default Re: 4.0 swap

would that drop right in? just needing the mounts, computer, wirring harness trans and what else? or just motor and trans?
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:33 PM
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engine, trans, wireing, computer. just about everything....
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:35 PM
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so i needa explorer and then needa find a trans?
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:37 PM
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if you get the whole truck why not just use the one that the engine is already bolted to?
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:44 AM
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Default Re: 4.0 swap

back to the 92 swap, they switched from obd I to obd II in 95-6. so the systems are completely different between the two years. not to mention things like firewall connectors are different, computer locations are different, dash wiring is different, clusters, etc.

if you really want the 4.0 over a v8, look for something 98-01. that should be the easiest swap. but even with that, like said above, you need everything. motor, trans, wiring, computer, mounts, exhaust, radiator, hoses, throttle cable, etc.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:37 PM
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well about the 5.0 i have a manual trans and thats the way it will stay period and odds are from where ima from i will not be able to find one that is complete like i would want so yea...
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