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Unread 10-19-2002, 11:00 AM   #16
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My friend has a 89 YJ and he let me drive it a couple days ago and i saw that they have a lot of torque but not that much HP is there a not to costly upgrade that you can do to the engine that will boost your HP and not take away any torque? these jeeps are not that fast and i would like that to change,,, IM not saying i want a Ferrari jeep im just sayin i want to be able to keep up with some other cars on the road...any suggestions

PS. Thank u for all your help on selecting a jeep. now I do know what to look for and see if hes rippin me...

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Unread 10-19-2002, 11:09 AM   #17
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Interior of an YJ should be the same as all the YJ unless someone put new seats in. You could do this your self for more room. I think people put CRX (the car) seats in from a small Honda for more room. If you could afford it buy the newest model of the wrangler you can afford 91'-95' YJ or 97’-03’ TJ. They make them better every year. Good luck.


P.S. Do not buy a 4 bagger.

Only buy the 4.0L Inline 6.
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Unread 10-19-2002, 11:17 AM   #18
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which year CRX? i can easily get a pair of CRX seats from a scrap yard not to far from my house and how do the seats attach to the interior of the YJ? they just bolt on or something like that?
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Unread 10-19-2002, 11:34 AM   #19
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I do not know. I never had a problem with the room. Sorry
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Unread 10-19-2002, 11:57 AM   #20
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P.S. Do not buy a 4 bagger.

Only buy the 4.0L Inline 6.
now what's wrong with a 4popper?
i would say for a 16 year old, there are some extra"s on a 2.5:

-cheaper
-since youve just got your licence, and yj are triky in rain, snow ect.... less power=less change you turn it around hit a tree, and end ut in da ditch on the first rainy night you drive it.
-cheaper
- less fuel/mile
-cheaper

but like upnover sad, get a 91 or older, if if possible i would got with a "as stock as possible" one. most change it din't see a lot of terain, so you can wreck it yourself
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Unread 10-19-2002, 12:53 PM   #21
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IM not saying i want a Ferrari jeep im just sayin i want to be able to keep up with some other cars on the road...any suggestions
OR_89_YJ, funny you should say Ferrari Jeep, because I read Enzo Ferrari once said the Jeep was the only true american sportscar, not sure when that was, probably the 1950's or 60's.
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Unread 10-19-2002, 01:33 PM   #22
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MugZy, you make a good point.

I always say 4.0L because I live in Colorado and no 4 lagers will do it out here in the mountains or do it fast more like a slow, slow, slow craw and not just on the rocks. They do just as good on the trail but getting there will take an extra hour or two. The best thing about the 4 lagers is that the come with 4:11's in the axles. That is a lot better than 3:07's.
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Unread 10-20-2002, 06:33 AM   #23
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P.S. Do not buy a 4 bagger.

Only buy the 4.0L Inline 6.

im kinda new at the jeep termenology so whats a bagger?
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Unread 10-20-2002, 09:39 AM   #24
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im kinda new at the jeep termenology so whats a bagger?
Number of Cylinders...

4 cyl. = 4 banger
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Unread 10-20-2002, 10:40 AM   #25
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Yah, no offense to upNover or anyone else on this board, but going with just a certain type of Jeep is a weak mans way of offroading, a jeep is a jeep i happen to have the 4.2l and it is really nice, put a fuel injection kit on it and it would not only spank your 4.0l but be more reliable.

And 12" lift sounds outrageous, are the leafs over the axle or under the axle, i dont think you should just toss the idea of not getting an 89.... just b/c he doesnt have one he will say not to get it, i say either way... 4.0l is nice 4.2l is also nice, and if you put the fuel injection on it that will be nice.

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Unread 10-20-2002, 11:54 AM   #26
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Yah, no offense to upNover or anyone else on this board, but going with just a certain type of Jeep is a weak mans way of offroading, a jeep is a jeep i happen to have the 4.2l and it is really nice, put a fuel injection kit on it and it would not only spank your 4.0l but be more reliable.

And 12" lift sounds outrageous, are the leafs over the axle or under the axle, i dont think you should just toss the idea of not getting an 89.... just b/c he doesnt have one he will say not to get it, i say either way... 4.0l is nice 4.2l is also nice, and if you put the fuel injection on it that will be nice.

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I think before telling people that you can get the fuel injection kit, you should make sure they know the price...
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Unread 10-20-2002, 02:09 PM   #27
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The newer the better, that's all I am trying to say, I have the 91' and the 92' is a little better (roll bar for one) and so on and so on. I never bought a JEEP to race anyone and most of the people I have talk to that have the 4 lagers or 4.2l do a engine swap to 4.0L I6 or a V6, V8 and they also do the rest of the driveline swap. If you can buy a 89’ for $7,000+- (That has a 12 year old drive train) or a 97’(with a 5 year old drive train) for $9,000 what would be the better deal? A new engine run's about $3,000. MY.02 Newer is better in this case. Sorry
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The newer the better, that's all I am trying to say, I have the 91' and the 92' is a

The newer the better, that's all I am trying to say, I have the 91' and the 92' is a little better (roll bar for one) and so on and so on. I never bought a JEEP to race anyone and most of the people I have talk to that have the 4 lagers or 4.2l do a engine swap to 4.0L I6 or a V6, V8 and they also do the rest of the driveline swap. If you can buy a 89’ for $7,000+- (That has a 12 year old drive train) or a 97’(with a 5 year old drive train) for $9,000 what would be the better deal? A new engine run's about $3,000. MY.02 Newer is better in this case. Sorry


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Unread 10-20-2002, 11:19 PM   #29
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hehe, you guys dont know anything but keep telling yourself that... just be happy for one another seriously, newer the better is not true at all.

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Unread 10-21-2002, 08:27 AM   #30
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Who knows what??????????? Jumping a jeep?????????That’s has a lot of knowledge behind it!!!! If you buy an older jeep’s and do not want to build it up from scratch than the newer the better. I am not say you 89 is a bad or better or anything just if the kid could buy something newer he should.
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