Can you LS swap a Jeep JK?

Can you LS swap a Jeep JK?

We offer a few different options for installing a GM LS based engine into your Jeep JK. DIY: Do it yourself conversion components. You purchase the parts needed and do the swap in your garage at your own pace or until you run out of beer. This would also include the new GM crate engines.

How much does an LS swap actually cost?

A more realistic starting budget is around $1500 to $2000 for a basic swap using a common truck engine, factory exhaust manifolds, and your existing front crossmember and rear axle. Swaps that require fabricated oil pans, aftermarket crossmembers, or rear suspension overhauls can set you back considerably more.

What is the best engine swap for a Jeep Wrangler?

The Hemi conversion is by far the best V8 swap for the Wrangler JK. When you’re ready to scrap that stock V6 and get eight-cylinder power, visit Jeep Speed shop. Our complete Hemi kit (with engine and transmission) includes: 100% new 5.7L Hemi crate engine (390 hp, 407 lb.

How much does it cost to do an LS swap in a Jeep?

For a 500-hp fully tunable, complete swap kit—a DIY kit, mind you—you’re looking at damn near $23,000.

How much does it cost to V8 swap a Jeep?

Sourcing a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 with the 545RFE transmission and buying a Wrangler V8 conversion kit will cost you about $11,000, according to And that’s if you’re willing and able to perform the powertrain swap yourself, including ownership of all of the necessary tools and equipment.

What is an LS motor swap?

An LS swap is a type of engine swap using General Motors’ LS engine series. Motor Trend noted in 2020 that “the Chevy LS V-8 engine has become the de facto engine swap suggestion for anyone seeking to add power to their existing platform” due to the engine’s relatively compact size and light weight.

How to swap JK engine to LS engine?

A/C compressor mount kit, fits your JK A/C compressor to the LS engine. P/S mount kit, fits your JK P/S pump to the LS engine. E38 GM computer programmed for your engine. MoTech’s JK to LS wiring harness with power distribution center PDC, supports AFM/DOD and VVT engines.

What’s the Best LS swap kit for JKU?

I’m thinking about throwing a 6.0 in my 2014 JKU. What kit does everyone go with? I believe most go with Motech. Robbie seems to be the man on this and is quite active on the forum. There are other LS kits available. Jeep Speed Shop, RPM Extreme. I am sure there are others.

Is it legal to swap LS JK for JK JK?

Unfortunately, the state fought back by issuing stricter emissions requirements every year. Then, in 2016, California ramped up its restrictions on engine conversions, making a legal LS JK swap nearly impossible. Although the decision was difficult, that’s when Jeep Speed Shop decided to stop doing Chevy conversions.

How much does it cost to swap JK alternator with LS?

The turn key kit from MOTECH for the ls swap is priced at $5200. Think i can fab shit to lower the cost and only buy absolute necessities. List of shit includes: Alternator mount kit, fits your JK alternator to the LS engine.