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 Post subject: 2,8 crd motor install
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:46 pm 
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dropped in recon 2.8 engine today

a few observations--

shop manual is correct--you must remove engine mounts in order to properly connect auto trans and bell housing

removal of crankcase vent apparatus also necessary

gently turning crank during install has remarkable results--torque converter boss engages crank alignment hub bore

motor mounts must be re-installed before final torque of tranny-bell housing fasteners

loose insulation is peeled and discarded

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 Post subject: Re: 2,8 crd motor install
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:13 pm 
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I guess you are referring what needs to be done for an engine install into the jeep with a transmission in place.

I R&R'd my transmission and didn't remove the motor mounts.

Hum, curious. Don't forget the HOAT coolant .

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I usually do the engine and trans with transfercase all together. Much easier to get everything bolted and wiring harnesses in place out of the vehicle, and then slip em all in together.

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vwroad87 wrote:
I guess you are referring what needs to be done for an engine install into the jeep with a transmission in place.

I R&R'd my transmission and didn't remove the motor mounts.

Hum, curious. Don't forget the HOAT coolant .


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Sir Sam wrote:
I usually do the engine and trans with transfercase all together. Much easier to get everything bolted and wiring harnesses in place out of the vehicle, and then slip em all in together.



any pics or video of your method?


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Sir Sam wrote:
I usually do the engine and trans with transfercase all together. Much easier to get everything bolted and wiring harnesses in place out of the vehicle, and then slip em all in together.


You are not saying to R&R the transmission I should have removed the motor as well I hope?

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vwroad87 wrote:
Sir Sam wrote:
I usually do the engine and trans with transfercase all together. Much easier to get everything bolted and wiring harnesses in place out of the vehicle, and then slip em all in together.


You are not saying to R&R the transmission I should have removed the motor as well I hope?


If you just need to pull the trans and not the motor do just the trans from underneath, if you need to pull the motor pull it with the trans and transfer case attached. This saves on efoort because you spend less time undoing stuff underneath that’s hard to see, and can instead do out out on the floor where it’s easy to see.

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pulsenpal wrote:
vwroad87 wrote:
I guess you are referring what needs to be done for an engine install into the jeep with a transmission in place.

I R&R'd my transmission and didn't remove the motor mounts.

Hum, curious. Don't forget the HOAT coolant .


---finding Zerex more difficult than expected

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GordnadoCRD wrote:
pulsenpal wrote:
vwroad87 wrote:
I guess you are referring what needs to be done for an engine install into the jeep with a transmission in place.

I R&R'd my transmission and didn't remove the motor mounts.

Hum, curious. Don't forget the HOAT coolant .


---finding Zerex more difficult than expected

Amazon



Napa. $12.99 a gallon right now.


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Napa. $12.99 a gallon right now.[/quote]


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