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turbocourier 79

trying to build it all
Apr 5, 2005
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had my Cherokee for a while now and it has been dieing to get some love from all my new tools.
i have about all the parts to get started on this. it is a huge mash up so don't be afraid!!!!!
new drive-train = chevy 4.2 inline + gt35 turbo + torqeflight 727 + np231j
axles are 14 bolt with detroits. plan on the lowest gears, something like 5.38
full 2" tube chassis as this has a shit system now. lol
got new 12"x2" fox coil overs all around. 35" tires
idea here is to make a redundant family expedition rig

some pics as of now







 

ovrebo1

Asshole/ helpful
Dec 10, 2007
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Is that motor from like a Trailblazer? That's an interesting mish mash of parts. I believe in you.
 

turbocourier 79

trying to build it all
Apr 5, 2005
1,895
474
83
southern oregon
i got a nice weighing scale off ebay so now i can weight all my motors. the 4.2l is right at 420 with all the belted acc.
my little v6 in the courier is 260 with nothing on it
 

turbocourier 79

trying to build it all
Apr 5, 2005
1,895
474
83
southern oregon
alrighty
got the amc torque converter bolted up on the chevy flex plate. not too hard, took some welding and holes drilled


luckily i can buy a cheap bell housing to chop and weld onto the 707 housing.
 

turbocourier 79

trying to build it all
Apr 5, 2005
1,895
474
83
southern oregon
i got all this shit and was planning on using it on the 4.0 in it now but then was swoon by the 4.2l. instead of taking a bath on selling it, i just assume use it
i dont drive any real distance and certainly not at speed. over drive is of no value to me really
i like simple
 

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