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Old 01-17-2008
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2.9 and 4.0 blocks

the 2.9L and 4.0L OHV are both Cologne engins. So i figure they have the same block, am i right? and if so do they share the same bell housing bolt pattern?
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the 2.9L and 4.0L OHV are both Cologne engins. So i figure they have the same block, am i right? and if so do they share the same bell housing bolt pattern?
Yep.
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so i could just a 4.0L engin and just drop it right in with out havein to change my tranny?
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so i could just a 4.0L engin and just drop it right in with out havein to change my tranny?
Yup.
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the blocks are defenitely different but the trannys will swap
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2.9 transmissions are NOT near as strong as 4.0 transmissions.....
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im gonna change the tranny eventualy any way, i was just wantin to know if i could just swap engins us the 4.0 i found dint come with a tranny. So thans everybody
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