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swapping 1991 engine in justy 4wd ecvt

what motors work is the ecvt a different hook

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#1 rhon

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:44 PM

HI  I have a1991 justy 4wd 4door with a ecvt tranny  the 6th digit says 8 on the  fire wall.  I have a rod through the side and am looking to put another motor in but don't have a clue what works anyone done this or can help..  confused  thanks rhon



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:30 AM

The only motor that works is one out of another justy. It was the only car that used that model of engine. If you use a pre-1989 engine you will have to swap your head on to it because the EFI heads are different than the carburated ones and the intake will not bolt up.

 

Install a new oil pump on the replacement engine before you put it in. The oil pumps are a known weak point and that's probably why yours chucked a rod.



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:37 AM

I do justys alot the ectv had pump shaft problems new pump shaft every time with new keeper ring engine must be 90 or newer or will not have the boltup on block for axle stub have two justy engines here. Is a big job engine and trans come out come apart and go back in i a'm uhsaly converting them to 5 speeds not fixing ectv i whould be concerend that engine may have broken ectv when let go tends to take out tranny berrings when that happens



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 02:03 PM

to lumby:  thanks I wasn't sure the blocks were different for the ecvt.  changing it to 5 speed sounds great but It would be a learning experience for this old dog.  my computer skills stink too.



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 04:11 PM

The only motor that works is one out of another justy. It was the only car that used that model of engine. If you use a pre-1989 engine you will have to swap your head on to it because the EFI heads are different than the carburated ones and the intake will not bolt up.

 

Install a new oil pump on the replacement engine before you put it in. The oil pumps are a known weak point and that's probably why yours chucked a rod.

thanks for the help I'm still in the scratching my head mode.



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Posted 10 April 2013 - 10:14 AM

the block is same ectv or five speed as long as after 90 as they whent to same length axles on both sides to do this had to bolt axle stub to block so block has more bolt up points on back. Have used a older block but had to use the long ps axle from 88 justy and use outer cv end from the 90 to work



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Posted 10 April 2013 - 03:20 PM

thanks again now I'll go on the search for a replacement and new shaft and lock ring. You are awesome!!

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 07:35 PM

I do justys alot the ectv had pump shaft problems new pump shaft every time with new keeper ring engine must be 90 or newer or will not have the boltup on block for axle stub have two justy engines here. Is a big job engine and trans come out come apart and go back in i a'm uhsaly converting them to 5 speeds not fixing ectv i whould be concerend that engine may have broken ectv when let go tends to take out tranny berrings when that happens



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 07:37 PM

Are the engines you have for sale if they are give me some info  thanks



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Posted 15 April 2013 - 09:01 AM

one is is a 92 justy efi motor is cuppled to the ectv both good and low miles had some oil leaks but ran very good whould whant to put in new oil pump and rear main seal ect before install was keeping it for my 90 ectv justy but i sold it so do not need the spare engine whould sell motor and trans as unit for 1000$ or motor by itself for 700$



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:33 AM

Justy motor came up for cheap on are local buy and sell will try and get it



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:36 PM

any luck on that motor deal I am tying to stay low as I can.  I have a chance on a complete car with bad tranny I'll know by Friday night.  Most I have found are bad motors.



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:54 AM

I bought it last night 120$ deliverd to my door seems to check out havent pulled the pan yet but rocked the crank no knocks i whold reseal and reberring it anyway as its very easy when engine is out and hard in position



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 02:16 PM

how much you talking and where the heck is Lumby?  I am in Kennewick, Washington!  Thanks for your info and time



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 09:58 AM

I'm 45min from kelowna bc  on hyway 6 is funny had a justy come up needed a motor just last night no worrys have two good ones now. Are you confedent enuff to go thru the engine or whould you need me to do that I whould do mains rods oil pump rear main seal front crank seals timing cover waterpump timing belt cam seal addjust valves and valve cover gasket before i whould install any justy motor costs a bitt but then will last forever.



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:34 PM

no I' not confident but I'm able to do the swap.  What would be the cost and shipping?  Still have the one to check out Friday!  Sounds like you done justy a lot.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:00 AM

over 80 of those motors i know it well and have seen many failed my justy engine has 12years on its 1rst rebiuld and i do oil pump gears every 75000kms as thiss was the weak link. When checking justy motor let it warm up till rads hot let it idle and listen any chain noise problem flickering oil light problem bottom end rattle problem and exhaust should sound even



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:51 PM

checked the justy this morning and it was knocking and water pump leaking.  It had over heated just a few details left out when talking the deal.  SO what's your price? and do you know about shipping?  thanks for the info and great communication.



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Posted 21 April 2013 - 11:10 AM

i will have to price out the berrings and seals and pull pan on thiss one make shure is standard berrings and is in good condition shiping is a bitt tough were are you how many kms from kelowna  BC i will have a awnser for you on monday if thiss engine is good enuff or not



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Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:33 PM

It's 51/2 hrs  about 505 kms going up to Kelowna.  4hrs 383 kms.  miles to Osoyoos at the boarder on highway 97. and Osoyoos to Lumby is 201 kms. Thanks






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