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Old 04-20-2003, 08:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Diesel TJ at EJS?

Did anyone catch the diesel TJ that was in the vendors area at EJS this week? It looks pretty slick (using the Euro 4 cylinder diesel out of the Cherokee). I just cannot remember who the conversion company is. Anyone, anyone?

Does anyone know of a US source for these diesel engines? I remember seeing them for sale via ebay sometime last year, but cannot dig up the info.

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Old 04-20-2003, 09:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I saw it, but didn't pay attention to who did the conversion. It was pretty sweet though.
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Old 04-20-2003, 09:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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DIESEL POWER!!

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Old 04-21-2003, 12:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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its a 5 cyl no?
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Old 04-21-2003, 01:22 AM   #5 (permalink)
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its a 5 cyl no?
It's a 4 cylinder, a 2.8 I believe. I think the 5 cylinder was a 2.7 in grand cherokees. I'm not sure though, it's hard to keep all those Euro diesels straight because they tended to use a mix Renault, Chrysler, and Benz diesels through the year.
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Old 04-21-2003, 04:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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This types of Diesel was used in the years:

Renault 2.1 L Turbo for XJ >>> too small, no HP, big shit !

VM 2.5 L Turbo for XJ, ZJ >>> not very durable

Chrysler 2.5 and 2.8 CRD Diesel for WJ and KJ >>> ???

Benz 2.7 DIesel for WJ >>> Benz Diesel always good.


Why don't you use a "5,9L Cummins-Turbodiesel" in a TJ, its available in the US and enough HP, proven and durable ...

I think, this would be the right choice !

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Old 04-21-2003, 04:50 AM   #7 (permalink)
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5.9 Cummins = Very Heavy. But you would look cool. Just like a drag racer with the nose down and the rear in the air.

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Old 04-21-2003, 06:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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But why Diesel in the Country of V8s !!!! Or is the thinking changing in the US, no more galons wasting V8s to gas saving diesel with 4 cyls.

Okay Diesel have good torque by low engine ratations, but I think my SB has it also. And its much more fun.
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