Curing an Engine Knock with SUR&R Tools and Sea Foam®

Curing an Engine Knock with SUR&R Tools and Sea Foam®

Engine Noise May Not Be Catastrophic! Sometimes an engine knock means bad lower end bearings or piston trouble. Often, however, simpler tune related noises can mimic a serious engine knock. Before tearing our Jeep 4.0L engine apart, we thoroughly cleaned the top end and injectors with S.U.R.&R.’s professional grade tools and Sea Foam® Motor Treatment. […]

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 – Become a Better Jeep Mechanic

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Become a Better Jeep Mechanic

      Jeep 4WD How-to: Become a Better Mechanic!   Whether you work on your own Jeep 4×4, own a four-wheel drive specialty shop or plan to travel in rugged and isolated back country, you need mechanical savvy! The Jeep 4WD lifestyle includes roaming open country with a free spirit—the quality of that experience depends upon the reliability and safe function […]

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 Inline Six Cylinder Head Work

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep Inline Six Cylinder Head Work

Jeep 4.6L Stroker Motor: Head Design and Re-Working the 4.0L Head!   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 segment on Jeep inline six 4.0L/4.6L cylinder head building tips from […]

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 […]