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post #1 of 5 Old 02-10-2008, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
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In search of a small diesel engine

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In the planning stages right now but in about 8-12 months I am going to take a jeep TJ that is without a engine and trans and put a diesel engine in it. I am trying to figure out what size engine will work best. I could not find anything on advanced adapters for a diesel conversion so I figure this will be a massive fabrication. I have been looking around at the Isuzu engines, the cummins 3.9L and I have also thought about the Kubota engines or maybe even a small cat if I could find one for a decent price.

I only need about 90-100hp, it doesnt take much to power a jeep! But remember it's got to fit beneath the hood. Anyone got any suggestions on what will work best? Has anyone read any articles/seen anyone else who's done this?

My other concern was the computer and all of the junk it controls. How can I get around having to rip this thing out?

Any help is appreciated!
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Yep most of them are putting in the cummins 4 cylinder around 110 hp I think. I will link you up to some info here shortly

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Talk to 6.0cj7. LINKY: http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/members/14519.html

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Here is one with the Isuzu Build-up: Jeep YJ w/ Isuzu diesel - Pirate4x4.Com Bulletin Board And here is one with the cummins One-Ton Diesel TJ Plans - Pirate4x4.Com Bulletin Board

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Personally I'd put a 7.3 with a 4R100 in it but the 6.0 is a sweet setup in a jeep. Like said in a previous post, check out that link. Incredible.
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