diesel cj2

1945 - 196*, Willys CJ series, modifications, sugestions, and ideas
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diesel cj2

Post by Jim Bow » Sat Jan 06, 2007 11:50 am

I repair computer networks, and I visit a lot of the local Police departments. Last week I noticed a primer painted jeep for sale on an employee bulletin board. It was a nice looking tub with newer mag-type wheels and, according to the sellers write up, a "three cylinder Isuzu diesel engine".
Has anyone ever heard of this engine or its installation in a vintage jeep?

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Post by artificer » Sat Jan 06, 2007 1:38 pm

Look up the Pakistani Jeep forum.
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Post by Smokebender » Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:18 pm

Not that engine, but I know a guy with a M422 A1 with a Nissan four cylinder. It's a sweet and unstopable ride.
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Re: diesel cj2

Post by Gdcast » Tue May 05, 2009 7:39 am

Most Jeeps in my country use this type of engines, gas is quite expensive here and diesel isn´t, besides you get better milage per litter. Not to mention more power than the original
Just for the record, I stick with stock. :wink:
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Re: diesel cj2

Post by Cuz » Tue May 05, 2009 6:42 pm

Kaiser put the Perkins diesel in the CJ5 and CJ6 here in the states for a couple of years in the 60's. So if you want a US CJ and a Diesel you can have one stock.
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Re: diesel cj2

Post by Andy Howell » Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:20 pm

hey- i have a 192 perkins that came in a cj5. i have the pump, inj built & am working the starter now. it still has all the t90 trim on the back of it- i will let everyone know how it turns out but i am on my way to iraq right now so it may be a while.

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Re: diesel cj2

Post by gunslinger » Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:14 pm

Three cylinder diesels are a pretty common item, I was at a show here recently and talked to the Yanmar rep, he had a 3 cyulinder drop in for a cj, it takes some rigging to set it up but it didn't sound difficult.

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Re: diesel cj2

Post by gearhead » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:53 am

The three cyl Isuzu's are common in some Onan gen sets, good engine, better option is the 3 and 4 cyl Kubota.
More reliable than Isuzu no oil leaks.

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