Break Over Angle Calculator
The maximum angle a vehicle can traverse an obstacle without striking or hanging up between axles. This is obviously influenced by wheelbase (short wheelbase vehicles have a more favourable breakover angle), as well as ground clearance. For the below formula I account for 2.5 inches of wheel pad space on the two tires (I subtract off 5 inches from the wheel base).
Crawl ratio calculator
Use this online calculator to figure out your final crawl ratio. It includes the standard ratios for most of the popular Jeep axles, transmissions and transfer cases.
Engine Swap Info
The Following material has been put together in an effort to assist individuals interested in swapping alternative engines into their vehicles. This initially started with my interest in swapping a diesel engine into my 1995 Jeep Wrangler. Over time, and with the help of many others, this list has grown into what you see currently. Because there is an unlimited list of engine swap possibilities, this site should always be considered a work in progress!
Engine Tranny Swaps
The Jeep/Dodge AX15 5-speed, the Jeep NV3550 5-speed, the Toyota
R150F & R151F, the 87-92 Toyota Supra Turbo R154 and the Isuzu AR5
5-speed all share the same case to bellhousing bolt pattern. As such
there are a number of possibilities that can be had when a 5-speed
Jeep Adventures Under the Hood
These pages are intended for those like myself who live in states where an annual E-Check is required to get license tags, and for those who are just plain mystified when they look under the hood and wonder what all that stuff does.
There is some technical information here, but the mechanically challenged like myself will find easy explanations for most of the emissions freedenoids under the hood, and for the operation of the evil computer. Where possible, "Quick and Dirty" checks have been included that can be done without test equipment.
Novak Guide to Clutches, Linkages & Bellhousings
The purpose of this article is to make you aware of how the clutch and its linkage system works and how to apply this to Jeep conversion installations. If you take the time to understand the information herein, and set up the linkage according to the following procedures, you will end up with a satisfactory clutch system. Some of the following information seems basic and other information is some that you would seldom see in print. First is a list of the parts; then a description of the function of these parts; followed by modifications; then troubleshooting.
Parts of the conventional clutch are: Flywheel, pressure plate, clutch disc, pilot bushing, clutch release bearing, clutch release fork or arm, release arm pivot, bellhousing and clutch linkage.
Swapping a Durango Power-Steering Box Into Your TJ
"After 8 years of service, my TJ steering box died, just like many other TJ boxes...leaving a huge oil spot in my driveway! Fortunately for me, I came across some information stating that a Durango steering box was a direct bolt on swap. I grabbed the phone and was able to find one at a local junkyard.
Here I will show you how to perform this swap yourself!"
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