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So I’ve got this 99 wrangler that I’d like to swap with a smaller Diesel engine, I’m looking for something with very few sensors and other electrical components if possible. I just need maximum power with lightest weight/ smallest size. Not really sure where to look. Would prefer an engine that I can mod to. Any suggestions would be appreciated
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Your best bet is a 4BT Cummins. Easy to work on, extremely reliable, and readily available. Lots of parts in common with the 6BT that the Dodge boys use.


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Cummins is also putting out a crate TD engine now, specifically marketed toward Jeep swaps.


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Cummins offers the R2.8 turbodiesel. Itís a 2.8-liter four-cylinder that makes 160 horsepower at 3,200 rpm and 267 pound-feet at 1,600 rpm. It is available from Cummins for $8,999. It weighs 503 lbs.


The 4BT is a 3.9L four cylinder that makes 105 horsepower and 265 pound-feet. It weighs 745 to 782 lbs. Pre-owned, they go for around $3,200 to $6295.

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