Bruiser Conversions now offers our signature, fully integrated, LS3 engine conversion system for the 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler. Bruiser has yet again combined the legendary power and reliability of the GM Performance LS family of engines with the go-anywhere capability of the Jeep Wrangler.
Bruiser's LS3 engine conversions system for the Jeep JL Wrangler maintains the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) functionality of all vehicle safety, comfort, and on-board diagnostic systems. All instruments, indicators, gauges, and powertrain control systems will work in the same manner as they did when the vehicle rolled off the assembly line. Cruise control, hill descent mode, tip start, and tap shift systems are fully integrated with the Bruiser LS3 engine conversion system.
The ZF Torqueflite 8 automatic transmission, when equipped in the JL Wrangler, has a rated input torque capacity of 561 ft-lb. This transmission has been in use across the MOPAR fleet behind the 5.7L and 6.4L Hemi engines and has a proven history of performance and durability. Bruiser has engineered the necessary adapters to connect the Bruiser GM Performance LS3 engine conversion system with the factory installed 8-speed transmission; all transmission functions have been integrated with the Jeep's OEM software and control systems.
**This conversion is intended for off-road use only**
New GM Performance LS3 crate engine
Engine to Automatic Transmission Adapter
Performance Transmission Tune
Wiring Harness for Electrical Integration
Stainless Steel Exhaust Y-pipe
Cold Air Intake with K&N Filter
Radiator & Heater Hoses
I have had the pleasure of wheeling with the Bruiser team for many years, as well as driving their conversions. The trucks handle great both on and off-road and their power is something you just won't find anywhere else. People can't help but look, gawk and ask a ton of questions because they are so unique in both their looks and performance. Plus, the entire team is made up of some of my favorite people to be around with due to their positive attitudes and constant desire to make everything function at the best of it's potential.
In the last 10 months Dixie 4 Wheel Drive has installed 6 Bruiser Conversions LS3 "Do It Yourself Kit" motor conversions. At first we didn't know much about Bruiser Conversions since we are from Utah and they're from Florida. I had heard a few good things about Bruisers, but usually East coast service is hard to keep in touch with. However, with Bruisers it was different. From a shop stand point, we were excited to hear that their motor conversion kit was one of the best JK V8's kits on the market. Since we had done several different Hemi and LS conversions before, we were anxious to install the "Do It Yourself Kit" into our 2015 SEMA build. Once the motor conversion showed up, we were super excited to open the crate up and see the install kit. The wiring harness and front accessory dr...
I met Jeff Garland at Easter Jeep Safari in 2015. I had an LS conversion done on my 2012 JKU by another company with a laundry list of issues, and was looking at one of Bruiser Conversions swaps. Jeff leaned in and began to tell me how wonderful the LS swap was. I was less than responsive as he explained how wonderful his swap was. I explained that I already had the swap done by another company, and was less than impressed. Much to my surprise Jeff described several of my issues to a "T" without me telling him anything. As we visited Jeff told me how bad he felt about my experience, and how he could correct the issues. I swallowed hard, and put my trust in one more individual who said that they could make it work. Jeff arraigned shipping, which is no easy task from where I lived, and th...
I have known Jeff for 7 years, so when it was time to build my 2014 JKU into the LEGEND2.0 with a LS3 480 HP hot cam he was my first call for engine swap advice. Being 10 hours apart, I planned to have the work done closer... but when Jeff said they could do an LS swap in a week, I had to put it to the test. Anyone that could swap that fast with confidence clearly has their ducks in a row. Sure enough, a week later I was headed down to pick her up! Jeff walked me through the numerous custom machined components proprietary to his conversions; some serious hardware! His engineering, his team, and their overall commitment to quality all came through. Doing burnouts as soon as I got back to Charlotte! Thanks Jeff!
I want to thank the Bruiser Team for turning my 2004 Jeep TJ into a one of a kind LS3 swapped TJ. After a few phone conversations with Jeff going over what I wanted/needed it was an easy decision to send it out to Bruiser. I had originally planned to just do the LS3 swap, but after visiting the shop and hanging out with the guys for the day checking out all the jeeps under construction, my engine swap quickly turned into a complete redo. The Baja style roll cage/tire carrier turned out awesome! The guys at the shop were very helpful in steering me in the right direction on what additional changes I wanted to add to the build. I have had my jeep back for a week now and it drives so much better than it did before with a hell of a lot more horsepower. It’s definitely a head turner!...