Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep CJ Inline Six Stroker Rebuild

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep CJ Inline Six Stroker Rebuild

      Jeep 232/258 Inline Six Upgrade—4.5L to 4.7L Stroker Motor Buildup! (4.7L Long-Block Photo Courtesy of Mopar® Performance)      American Motors’ most significant and enduring contribution to Jeep® was the seven main bearing inline six. While most associate this engine design with ’72-up models, the architecture dates to 1964 and first appeared in 1965 Jeep J-trucks.  […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – YJ & TJ Jeep Stroker Six Upgrade

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – YJ & TJ Jeep Stroker Six Upgrade

Jeep Wrangler How-to: Upgrade 4.2L or 4.0L to a Stroker Inline Six (4.7L Long-Block Photo Courtesy of Mopar® Performance) See the exclusive HD video interview with Tony Hewes…Moses Ludel and Tony discuss the right way to build a 4.6L stroker for trail and street legal use. Click here!  American Motors’ most significant and enduring contribution […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 2

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 2

<< Previous    1  [2]  3  4  5    Next >> History of OEM EFI and Aftermarket Kits for the Jeep 4.2L Inline Six 1987 Jeep YJ Wrangler with 2.5L TBI four-cylinder engine. This engine package first appears in the 1984 Jeep XJ Cherokee.   AMC/Jeep 2.5L four-cylinder engines enjoyed the benefits of OEM throttle body injection (TBI) beginning with the 1984 XJ Cherokee. The […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 1

<< Previous    [1]  2  3  4  5    Next >> MSD Atomic EFI: Jeep 4.2L Inline Six ‘How-to’ Retrofit!   At the 2011 SEMA Show, 4WD Mechanix Magazine video cammed new products for Jeep 4WD and Ram truck viewers. We sought out the most innovative and useful products in the market.   Carburetion on Jeep 4.2L/258 inline sixes has been a concern since the 1980s. At […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 3

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 3

<< Previous    1  2  [3]  4  5    Next >> Installing the Atomic EFI Master Kit Carter BBD carburetor is a two-barrel design found on emission era AMC/Jeep inline 4.2L sixes. Its complexity reflects emission aims. The carburetor features a microprocessor-controlled fuel metering system, still short of true electronic fuel injection. BBD two-barrel bores and throttle plate are dramatically smaller area than the Atomic […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 5

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MSD Atomic EFI for Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Part 5

<< Previous    1  2  3  4  [5]    Next >> Observations and Driving Impressions      As set up and intended, the ignition and Atomic EFI function separately. Performance synchronizes as well or better than a factory BBD carburetor and this conventional Motorcraft ignition distributor.      MSD indicates that a smoother idle might be possible when using the Atomic EFI spark timing control functions. Another […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Stroker Six Upgrade for XJ Cherokee

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Stroker Six Upgrade for XJ Cherokee

How-to: Jeep 4.0L Inline Six Buildup to 4.5L, 4.6L or 4.7L Stroker (4.7L Long-Block Inline Six—Photo Courtesy of Mopar® Performance) For other details on the stroker six buildup and Mopar’s 4.7L long block, see the article at the “Jeep YJ and TJ Wrangler Workshop” section of the magazine. Click here for direct access to the […]