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Hey guys,
I have a 91 XJ and just recently bought a 89 2 door( thats in better shape then my 91) 91 is rotten, can I just swap my 91 engine and transmission into the 89 2 door?? How much of a pita is it?? I've read a little about it but 1st time posting on here about a swap. Appreciate all yalls help. I know there's someone on here who has done it or is in the middle of it. I appreciate any and all help this is my first jeep build.
91 Xj 5.5" lift
31" Toyo Open Country
Unknown brand of hell yeah bumpers front and rear.
 

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As far as bolting it in, sure. The thing is that you will either need to swap computers and all associated wiring or swap intake/throttle body and sensors.
 

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I have everything in my 91 and can drop it all in the 89? So just basically swap everything from my 91 to the 89 and I should be fine right??
 

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That is correct
 

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Alright man sounds great, I plan on using everything I can off my 4 door that I possibly can.
 

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You might want to change your instrument cluster over too to match your sensors
 

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I have plans to do that as well, I like the looks of my cluster better then the old one plus mine has a tach as were the old one don't
 

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Thanks for all of your help man I really appreciate it, I'm sure there will be more questions comin soon
 

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That is a lot of work I just took A 4.7 out of 2004 grand Cherokee full time 4 week drive replace It 4.0 Out of a2001 Grand Cherokee motor and transmission so now It not full time 4any more That was A hell of a lot of work and Money and I can't tell you how many hours I got into it but it"s running great but I don't think I'll do it again thanks for your time Smiley ✌
 

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That is a lot of work I just took A 4.7 out of 2004 grand Cherokee full time 4 week drive replace It 4.0 Out of a2001 Grand Cherokee motor and transmission so now It not full time 4any more That was A hell of a lot of work and Money and I can't tell you how many hours I got into it but it"s running great but I don't think I'll do it again thanks for your time Smiley ✌
I'm just doing a simple drop and swap, I hope it don't become a mess. Gonna make a few repairs on my HO motor while its out gaskets and a header and anything else I can fix while its out. Hopefully I can have it done before it gets cold
 
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