Isuzu 4FB1 overhaul/resto-mod for CJ5 conversion

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Re: Isuzu 4FB1 overhaul/resto-mod for CJ5 conversion

Postby JoeIsuzu » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:59 pm

That looks great. Can't wait to see it "in operation".

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Re: Isuzu 4FB1 overhaul/resto-mod for CJ5 conversion

Postby DieselJeep » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:03 pm

It will be a little while. But I am thrilled it is moving forward.

I ordered a brand new cartridge for the TD04HL-15T through an ohio shop: https://www.xsboostturbochargers.com/

The price was almost exactly the same what an overhaul would be anyways. Also comes with a full year unlimited mile warranty. That way I will have a spare core that doesn't need much but a cleaning, bearings, and balancing. Which I'll can do at leisure.

I still have the inter cooler, piping, oil supply line, coolant lines and fittings, wastegate and misc. odds and ends to buy yet.

But shouldn't be too long.
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