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Isuzu tfr motor swap

Postby 3point1tfr » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:28 am

Hey guys, pretty new here, have just bought myself a 2wd Isuzu tfr Ute, has the 2.5 4JA1 in it that is cooked, looking at the option of dropping a 2.8 4JB1 or 3.1 4JG1 into instead as the 2.5s aren't the easiest to find, would the 2.5 box work behind either of the larger motors and what else would I be needing to get this done, I've had a few of these utes but they were all 2.6 petrol so I'm new to the diesel side, any help is appreciated, cheers
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Re: Isuzu tfr motor swap

Postby geeves » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:46 am

should be ok
Sanding your knuckles before starting work can help. That way you cant skin them
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Re: Isuzu tfr motor swap

Postby isuzurob » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:16 pm

Yes 2.8 4jb1 or 3.1 4jg2 will fit some you had to swap the sump 9n as it hits the steering drag link
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Re: Isuzu tfr motor swap

Postby Bricken » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:54 am

Did you actually go through with this engine swap, 3point1tfr? How did it go?
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