Truck Tech - Hemi JK: V6 to V8 Swap


[TT2014-14]

How-to man-up a Jeep Wrangler by plucking out the anemic 3.8L V6 and replacing it with a late model Hemi V8.


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  • Jeep JK Hemi Conversion Engine Harness w/ original reprogrammed ECM

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Royal Purple

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2014 | EPISODE 01

4x4 Altitude

Installing a 4" suspension lift on a late model Tundra




2014 | EPISODE 02

Raptor & Tremor

Driving impressions & Ford Racing exhaust upgrade




2014 | EPISODE 03

Jeep Refresh

Tired Cherokee gets sheet metal & broken rim repair




2014 | EPISODE 04

Jeep Facelift

Paint matching and how to dye leather seats




2014 | EPISODE 05

Senior Silverado

From 260,000 mile workhorse to sweet sport truck




2014 | EPISODE 06

In The Weeds

How to lower a half-ton Chevy front & rear




2014 | EPISODE 07

Sheet Metal Mods

Fixing rusted doors, rockers & a new roll pan




2014 | EPISODE 08

Sr. Silverado: Smoother Front & Rear

Custom sport truck tech - a smooth front bumper and grill install, plus how-to smooth the tail gate with an inside latch.




2014 | EPISODE 09

Project: Basket Case F100

The guys start their next classic build finding a disassembled '55 F100. They save cash and time reviving this abandoned project.




2014 | EPISODE 10

Senior Silverado: Perfect Paint Prep

The guys show how and why pre-paint body work and surface prep are the secret behind achieving a killer paint job.




2014 | EPISODE 11

Senior Silverado: Heart Transplant

The 350 in our 260,000 mile Chevy gets yanked out and replaced with a 383 Stroker crate short block, hot cam and new EFI.




2014 | EPISODE 12

4 Speed Tutorial: GM's 4L60-E

What you need to know about how to rebuild and upgrade GM's 4L60E four speed automatic overdrive transmission.




2014 | EPISODE 13

Senior Silverado: Drivetrain Finale

Failsafe tech on how-to swap in, and dial in a street performance automatic transmission and complete the driveline.




2014 | EPISODE 14

Hemi JK: V6 to V8 Swap

How-to man-up a Jeep Wrangler by plucking out the anemic 3.8L V6 and replacing it with a late model Hemi V8.




2014 | EPISODE 15

Hemi JK: V8 Swap Completion

Tech details on completing a Jeep Hemi engine swap with how-to integrate new cooling, fuel, electrical and exhaust systems.




2014 | EPISODE 16

Hemi JK: Mid-Arm Articulation

How-to lift our Hemi Jeep with mid-arm suspension and a Dana 44 front diff for more articulation and grip.




2014 | EPISODE 17

Senior Silverado: Out on the Streets

Low buck Chevy Sport Truck gets shake down on the street after converting from open diff to limited slip.




2014 | EPISODE 18

Hemi JK: Rock Ready

We complete our V8 Hemi Wrangler project making it trail ready with big brakes, rock sliders, bulletproof bumpers and tire carrier.




2014 | EPISODE 19

Super Dually: The Payoff

Hybrid six wheel Ford body/Dodge Cummins diesel rolls out of the shop for its maiden asphalt twisting payoff.




2014 | EPISODE 20

Lime Dime: Pro Street Prep

Team fabs S10 with street/strip chassis mods, cage and big brakes to cradle nitrous fed Chevy.




2014 | EPISODE 21

Hemi JK: Payoff

Hemi Jeep gets Dana 44s with air lockers then a payoff in the rough with off-road suspension designer Rusty Megois.




2014 | EPISODE 22

Classic Chevy/Modern Ford

A '54 five window Chevy gets cooling system upgrade and team dyno tunes 75 extra ponies from EcoBoost V6.




Available online 10/26

2014 | EPISODE 23

F100 Basket Case: Hot Rod Classic

Classic 1955 Ford pickup gets modern custom chassis to hold turbocharged Eco-Boost from a modern F150.





Senior Silverado

[TT2014-05]

Team starts transforming 260,000 mile Chevy work horse into sweet sport truck by servicing and upgrading worn out brakes, steering and charging system.

In The Weeds

[TT2014-06]

The guys drop their high mileage '93 Senior Silverado street truck with a front and rear suspension lowering kit and finish off the stance with fresh wheels and tires.

Sheet Metal Mods

[TT2014-07]

Time and cash saving tech on how-to fit and body work rusted rocker panels and rotten cab corners on Senior Silverado.

Sr. Silverado: Smoother Front & Rear

[TT2014-08]

Custom sport truck tech - a smooth front bumper and grill install, plus how-to smooth the tail gate with an inside latch.

Senior Silverado: Perfect Paint Prep

[TT2014-10]

The guys show how and why pre-paint body work and surface prep are the secret behind achieving a killer paint job.

Senior Silverado: Heart Transplant

[TT2014-11]

The 350 in our 260,000 mile Chevy gets yanked out and replaced with a 383 Stroker crate short block, hot cam and new EFI.

4 Speed Tutorial: GM's 4L60-E

[TT2014-12]

What you need to know about how to rebuild and upgrade GM's 4L60E four speed automatic overdrive transmission.

Senior Silverado: Drivetrain Finale

[TT2014-13]

Failsafe tech on how-to swap in, and dial in a street performance automatic transmission and complete the driveline.


Raptor & Tremor

[TT2014-02]

 Team tests Fords new Raptor and Tremor pickups, installs a new exhaust system and shares plastic facia repair secrets.

Jeep Refresh

[TT2014-03]

Team refurbs tired AWD Cherokee with sheet metal dent repair, re-dye seats and reweld broken aluminum wheel.

Jeep Facelift

[TT2014-04]

Secrets and tricks on how-to spot color-blend body work without having to paint the entire vehicle.

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