Originally Posted by RenoTacoma
I know in some areas it is difficult to smog vehicles with swapped motors that are not offered from the factory
yea we dont have emissions laws out here haha. i got a buddy with a 7.3 gas engine w/ almost no air filter
, 4 barrel carb and straight pipes and they just drool at it when he gets his tags
Originally Posted by The Driver
I can't help more. I had two XJ's and loved them both, but they had the post '97 4.0's, so they were INDESTRUCTIBLE.
well besides the possible leak mentioned earlier, the 4.3L seems to be pretty reliable from what Ive read. I think I may put a taco 4.0L in there in a few years haha. I'm def going to enjoy that solid front axle no matter what engine though! thanks for the help!