Moses Ludel Vlog: Why Build a Jeep 4.6L Stroker Inline Six?

Moses Ludel Vlog: Why Build a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor? The Jeep inline six stroker motor is a popular topic! In this HD vlog, Moses Ludel shares his many reasons for building a 4.6L Jeep inline six stroker motor. At left is the predecessor to the seven-main bearing 199/232/258 and 4.0L AMC engine […]

How-to Build a Multipurpose Jeep 4.6L Stroker Motor

Q&A Vlog: How-to Build a Multipurpose Jeep 4.6L Stroker Motor In this HD video vlog Q&A, Moses Ludel discusses the Jeep 4.0L inline six build-up into a stroker 4.6L engine. The build consists of the right design, correct choice of parts and the required machining. Moses Ludel describes the engine parts and machining options and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Quality Parts for the 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

HD Video: Quality Parts for 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor Buildup This series includes six HD video interviews with Tony Hewes…In addition to the video on this page, you will find the other five HD videos at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist!  Tony Hewes shares his 4.6L stroker motor engine parts preferences and choices […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Vlog: Road Testing Jeep 4.6L Stroker Inline Six

HD Vlog: Performance Testing a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor! Hosted by Moses Ludel  The Jeep inline six stroker motor has been a popular topic! In this HD vlog, hear Moses Ludel describe a Hewes Performance Machine engine that now powers a 1998 Jeep XJ Cherokee. Hear Moses’ comments on this engine build and how the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Building a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Building a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

How-to Videos: Building a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor      In this 1080P HD video interview series, Moses Ludel and Tony Hewes discuss the buildup of a Jeep 4.0L inline six into a 4.6L stroker motor. This popular configuration is the most significant change available for increasing horsepower, building vital bottom end torque, and even improving […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Fuel-and-Spark Modifications for the Jeep 4.6L Stroker Inline Six

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Fuel-and-Spark Modifications for the Jeep 4.6L Stroker Inline Six

Fuel and Spark Needs for Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Stroker Motors! The 4.0L inline six with a hybrid 4.2L crankshaft has become popular—and practical as well! The ease with which this engine can be built makes the “stroker motor” a must for Jeep owners facing an engine rebuild. Jeep’s relationship with the 4.2L/258 and 4.0L inline six-cylinder […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Jeep CJ-8 4.6L Stroker Power

Two HD Videos: Hewes Performance 4.6L Stroker Powers a Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler In addition to the two HD videos on this page, see the complete HD video series on building a Jeep 4.6L inline six stroker motor. There are six Tony Hewes interviews listed at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist! Mark’s freshly installed engine […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Stroker Short-Block Options

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Stroker Short-Block Options

Jeep 4.6L Stroker Motor Short-Block: Pistons, Rods & Block Configurations   This series includes six HD video interviews with Tony Hewes…In addition to the video on this page, you will find the other five HD videos at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist!   Moses Ludel interviews Tony Hewes in this detailed HD video series. This segment covers the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Pistons, Rods and Bearings

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Pistons, Rods and Bearings

Jeep 4.6L Stroker Motor Pistons, Rods and Crankshaft Bearings!   This series includes six HD video interviews with Tony Hewes…In addition to the video on this page, you will find the other five HD videos at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist!   HD Video Interview: Tony Hewes discusses the 4.6L stroker pistons, connecting rods and […]

Hypertech Max Energy Power Programmers for Jeep 4.0L and Dodge Cummins

Hypertech Max Energy Power Programmers for Jeep 4.0L and Dodge Cummins   In this HD video and article coverage, we load Hypertech Max Energy Power Programmer tuning into the Jeep 4.0L XJ Cherokee and our Dodge Ram 4WD 3500 Cummins 5.9L pickup. See why we picked this programming and get the results from our testing.    […]

4WD Mechanix Jeep 4×4 Section

4WD Mechanix Jeep 4×4 Section

4WD Mechanix Magazine’s Jeep 4×4 Section! This section of 4WD Mechanix Magazine focuses on Jeep 4x4s and SUVs, including maintenance, how-to, Q&A, upgrades, lift kits, engine buildups, tuning, suspension and powertrain upgrades. Emphasis is on restoration, hardcore Jeep trail runners, overland Jeep 4WD vehicles and Jeep off-road performance 4x4s. *Click on the “Site Content Directory” […]

Jeep Q&A: Willys, CJ and Jeepster Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Jeep Q&A: Willys, CJ and Jeepster Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Q&A: Willys, Jeep CJ & Jeepster Engine Upgrades and Swaps Enjoy the many detailed, traditional ‘Q&A’ exchanges in these article columns…’Q & A’ has now moved to open, interactive forum discussions. Visit the forums, you’ll want to join—for free! Have technical questions about your Jeep 4×4, popular 4WD truck, SUV, ATV, UTV or dirt motorcycle—or […]

4WD Mechanix Tech How-to Channel

4WD Mechanix Tech ‘How-to’ Channel Playlist! Free Technical Video Viewing Available at This Website: This Moses Ludel ‘Live Tech’ Q&A vlog series shares insights into motor oils, oil filters and maintenance. Want your Jeep 4WD or any other 4×4 truck/SUV engine to last over 200,000 miles? See the four vlog topics (below). Click to access […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Video Features and Technical Articles!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Video Features and Technical Articles!

Make 4WD Mechanix© Magazine and HD Video Network programming a ‘Favorite’…Enjoy multi-channel viewing and full screen, 1080P High Definition Video coverage here at the magazine website! Magazine Exclusive—We’re First to Install the ‘MSD Atomic EFI’ on a Jeep 4.2L Inline Six Rock Crawlin’ Trail Runner! The magazine tests the new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4×4—and picks it as ‘2012 […]

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 – Jeep XJ & MJ Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep XJ & MJ Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Q&A for Jeep XJ Cherokee and MJ Comanche: Engine Upgrades & Swaps      Enjoy the many detailed, traditional ‘Q&A’ exchanges in these article columns…’Q & A’ has now moved to open, interactive forum discussions. Visit the forums, you’ll want to join—for free!      Have technical questions about your Jeep 4×4,  popular 4WD truck, SUV, ATV, UTV or dirt motorcycle—or welding […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep YJ and TJ Wrangler Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep YJ and TJ Wrangler Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Q&A How-to: Jeep YJ or TJ Wrangler Engine Upgrades and Swaps      Enjoy the many detailed, traditional ‘Q&A’ exchanges in these article columns…’Q & A’ has now moved to open, interactive forum discussions. Visit the forums, you’ll want to join—for free!      Have technical questions about your Jeep 4×4,  popular 4WD truck, SUV, ATV, UTV or dirt motorcycle—or welding […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Site Map and Content Directory – 4

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Site Map and Content Directory – 4

Contents at 4WD Mechanix Magazine and HD Video Network:   Next >> 4WD Tech How-to Channel See the 4WD Tech How-to Channel for hands on coverage: Repairs, Troubleshooting, Welding Tutorial, Engine Buildups, Gear Work, Chassis Upgrades and Axle Work! 4WD-Tech-How-to-Channel.html How-to: 2000-2006 Jeep Front Brake Service and Pad Replacement In this detailed how-to HD video, […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Oil Filtration for 4.0L and Stroker Inline Six Build-ups

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Oil Filtration for 4.0L and Stroker Inline Six Build-ups

Oil Filtration for Jeep 4.2L, 4.0L and Inline Six Stroker Motors The 4.0L swap into an earlier Jeep CJ or YJ Wrangler 2.5L four or 4.2L inline six chassis has become popular. So is the stroker build-up that uses the 4.0L inline six engine block.      Jeep 4.0L and stroker inline six buildups have become popular. 4.0L conversions […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds the Jeep YJ Wrangler Dana 30 Front Axle

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds the Jeep YJ Wrangler Dana 30 Front Axle

Rebuilding Jeep YJ Wrangler Dana 30 Front Axle with ARB Air Locker!   Note: The popular Dana 30 open knuckle front axle is original equipment in various Jeep, Bronco and I-H Scout 4×4 models. High and low pinion designs distinguish these applications. The Jeep YJ Wrangler and most XJ Cherokee models use the high-pinion or “reverse rotation” ring […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Dana 30 Axle Rebuild

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Dana 30 Axle Rebuild

How-to: RebuildingYJ Wrangler Dana 30 Front Axle with ARB Locker!  Note: The popular Dana 30 open knuckle front axle is original equipment in various Jeep, Bronco and I-H Scout 4×4 models. High and low pinion designs distinguish these applications. The Jeep YJ Wrangler and most XJ Cherokee models use the high-pinion or “reverse rotation” ring gear […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds a Jeep XJ Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds a Jeep XJ Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle

How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle Rebuild with ARB Air Locker The popular Dana 30 open knuckle front axle is original equipment in various Jeep, Bronco and I-H Scout 4×4 models. High and low pinion designs distinguish these applications. The Jeep YJ Wrangler and most XJ Cherokee models use the high-pinion or “reverse rotation” ring […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Axle Rebuild

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Axle Rebuild

How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle Rebuild with ARB Air Locker   The popular Dana 30 open knuckle front axle is original equipment in various Jeep, Bronco and I-H Scout 4×4 models. High and low pinion designs distinguish these applications. The Jeep YJ Wrangler and most XJ Cherokee models use the high-pinion or “reverse rotation” ring […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Tuning the Fuel Injected Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Tuning the Fuel Injected Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

Tuning Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motors with EFI or MPI Fuel Injection Converting a Jeep 4.2L/258 inline six from carburetion to multi-point fuel injection (MPI) gains an immediate 50 horsepower. For those building a stroker motor hybrid from 258 and 4.0L parts, the use of MPI or TBI is always a practical choice.  Mopar’s mid-’90s prototype MPI/EFI […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Tuning the Carbureted Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Tuning the Carbureted Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

How-to: Tuning the Jeep Carbureted Inline Six Stroker Motor! Important: Many 1972-90 Jeep inline six models still require periodic emission control inspection. To avoid failing an emission inspection, make sure that the carburetor and ignition system comply with local, state and federal requirements…. 1) The common stroker build uses a 4.0L block and 4.0L cylinder head (for fit […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep Inline Six Camshaft Choices

HD Video Interview: Jeep 4.6L Stroker Inline Six Camshaft Choices! This series includes six HD video interviews with Tony Hewes…In addition to the video on this page, you will find the other five HD videos at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist!  In this HD Video, Tony Hewes and Moses Ludel compare 4.0L/4.6L camshaft choices for multipurpose trail-and-street use, […]