There are two solenoids for 87. One for auto trans and one for standard. I used a normal old ford solenoid when I started having trouble thoigh.
Also, make sure you have a good contact between the solenoid and the body. The bolts holding the solenoid to the firewall are the ground connections
A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men- Stephen King.
"Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction". --I am not sure who said this but it properly describes our president.