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Unread 03-27-2009, 11:51 AM   #1
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87 yj 4.2l pros and cons

Hey im thinking about getting another jeep could you guys tell me from your opinions what are the pros and cons of an 87 Yj with a 4.2l i6....
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Unread 03-27-2009, 11:57 AM   #2
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Hey im thinking about getting another jeep could you guys tell me from your opinions what are the pros and cons of an 87 Yj with a 4.2l i6....
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Pro: Easy to work on
Con: Easy to work on

Seriously....I have an '89 4.2, BA/10-5 and I love it....It runs crappy in the cold until it warms up, and the Carter carb is finicky....Other than that, I love mine.
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Unread 03-27-2009, 11:58 AM   #3
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Go 91 or newer. Much less headache from FI. JMHO

You'll also get an AX-15
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Unread 03-27-2009, 01:28 PM   #4
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I have an 87, 258, auto trans. I love it. Some swear by FI, but a well tuned carb can be close, if not just as good. I reach in, turn the key, wait a few minutes and kick it down. Drive.
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Unread 03-27-2009, 02:14 PM   #5
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I love my 87. Carb. im 17 and have done everything to it myself... i LOVE it. yjs are WAY easier than tjs to work on... not alot of junk. just CHECK FOR RUST on the old yjs.
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Unread 05-18-2009, 07:04 PM   #6
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Unread 05-18-2009, 07:10 PM   #7
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I also love my 4.2. And some 4.2s already have the ax15 I believe they started using it in 89 but not sure. But I love my motor even tho I am planning a v8 swap in the next year
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