jsa wrote:If your looking for a DD, just get a 4cyl. It'll drive great if you swap 5:13 gears into the axles. With the $$ saved by buying a 4cyl, you should be able to afford the gears.
There are plenty of people who build 4cyl. Jeeps into good vehicles.
The 4.0's (even the old 258's) won't get stellar gas mileage once you go to 33's. I think I got about 8-10 mpg out of my 85 CJ7 with a 258, 4:11 gears and 33" BFG AT's.
smackaduck wrote:I had a yota with the 2.7 and 4.88 were too much with 33s. I had to go to 35s and ended up running 36s. But with the 35s it was perfect and still got close to 20mpg.
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