Did a little work yesterday and today on the jeep.
Pulled the motor and separated the tranny from the block to put the auto in place of the manual. Here it is on the bench in pieces:
Next, Justin cut the old motor mounts off the frame:
Then we dragged it into service bay A and got it ready:
Wrasseled that heavy ass motor into place. We couldn't lift it over the stinger so had to place it from the side. What a PITA:
Here is a couple of shots from the side. The first is flat bellied, the way it should be:
This one shows how it probably will be:
That bracket hangs 8 inches below the frame but drive shaft angles are going to be tough.