Bruiser Conversions fully integrated LS3 engine conversion system for the Jeep JK/JKU Wrangler maintains the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) functionality of all vehicle systems that were supplied with your vehicle. All systems that were functional prior to the conversion process will be functional after the conversion has been completed, this includes: instrument cluster, indicators, gauges, powertrain control systems, cruise control, hill descent mode, tip start, and tap shift. Our system retains the factory PCM and the Chrysler OBD II port. Bruiser Conversions provides the only fully integrated LS3 engine conversion for the JK/JKU Wrangler.
2007 - 2011 Jeep JK/JKU Wrangler Specific Upgrades
Early model JK/JKU Wranglers equipped with an automatic transmission require an upgrade from the 42RLE. Bruiser has elected to incorporate the NAG-1 722.6/W5A580/WA580*** in our conversion. This upgrade includes a transmission, torque converter, wiring harness, and a performance tuned TCM. Along with the upgraded transmission, a new center console and automatic transmission shifter assembly are provided. This allows the driver access to the late-model tap shift option and updating the OEM software to include PRNDL display functionality on the OEM instrument cluster. Cruise control and auto start features, if equipped, are retained after the conversion.
This compact 5-speed automatic transmission is rated at 580 ft-lb torque input capacity. It has been used in a wide range of vehicles including the Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300 SRT8, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Dodge Magnum SRT8, and the supercharged Jaguar X308. A performance tuned TCM is provided with each engine conversion system.
**This conversion is intended for off-road use only**
Complete Turn-key LS Engine Installation
New GM Performance LS3 crate engine
Stage 2 Tune Upgrade
Low-mileage NAG-1/WA580 Transmission
Engine to NAG-1 Transmission Adapter
Stainless Steel Exhaust Y-pipe
Cold Air Intake with K&N Filter
Radiator & Heater Hoses
Battery Tray & TIPM Relocation Bracket
To make it short and sweet, Jeff and his crew over at Bruiser Conversions hit a homerun with their LS conversion for the Jeep JK! I personally believe it is by far the best LS conversion on the market. When we here at PSC Motorsports decided to do a V8 swap in one of our new 2015 JK's, I knew I wanted a LS3. We have done the Hemi thing in the past and this time I had my heart set on a LS3. So when it came time to pull the trigger on the project we hooked up with Jeff Garland and Bruiser Conversions. He has come up with a very different approach to the JK / LS swap, and it is ingenuous. Fellow off road industry insiders had been telling me how well the Bruiser Conversion works and well, I am a believer! I freaking love this Jeep and it's all due to the flawless LS3 conversion. The crafts...
Jeff, I am really enjoying this Jeep! The attention to detail, knowledge base, advice and professionalism you provided in helping me put this together “the right way” was invaluable. The turn around time was amazingly fast and your conversion product is top notch. I now have all the power I need to do the things I want to do in style. I get a dopamine rush every time I hit the gas pedal! Tons of fun! Many thanks to you and your team in helping me with this build. Proud owner Nick Holman Oakton, Va andNaples, Fl
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...
Jeff I want to personally thank you and your awesome crew at Bruiser Conversions for all the work and help with our OX Locker project JK. Even for the work we did ourselves, drawing from your experience has been a big help and time saver, not enough guys like you in the business. FYI, recently I had conversation with Tom the owner over at PSC Motorsports about how happy he was with the LS3 conversion you did on his JK, he convinced me to pull the trigger on it. Looking forward to topping this project off with your LS3 conversion.
Being in the off-road industry myself, I am very picky about where my Jeep is worked on. Add to that the major work of an engine swap and you quickly realize that trust in the shop is EVERYTHING! Jeff and the crew are at the top of their game! The attention to detail is unmatched and the quality could not be any better. Simply put... they know what they are doing. Add to that the friendly service and you have a winning combination. Thanks again guys!