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Unread 11-10-2007, 07:15 PM   #1
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94 yj pros and cons?

Looking at a 94 yj with the I6 and a 5 speed manual trans. Small lift with 31's, only showing 110000 on the dash with AC. I need to know what is good and bad about the motor and trans combo I am looking at. Thanks I just want to have a solid platform to start my build. My build goal is being able to ride to the trails hit some hills and drive it back home.

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Unread 11-10-2007, 07:21 PM   #2
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You have one of the best build platforms you can get.
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Unread 11-10-2007, 07:35 PM   #3
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Yep. That's the same powertrain I have and I love it.
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Unread 11-10-2007, 09:52 PM   #4
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I have an I4 and an AX-5. I would love to swap to an I6 and an AX-15. Great powertrain and EFI, you should have a blast.
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Unread 11-10-2007, 11:44 PM   #5
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I just noticed it has AC. You should buy it. The only stronger indication that you should buy it would be a factory hard top.
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Unread 11-11-2007, 05:50 AM   #6
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I just noticed it has AC. You should buy it. The only stronger indication that you should buy it would be a factory hard top.
He's from South Carolina. Why would he want a hard top?
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Unread 11-11-2007, 09:06 AM   #7
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That's a great place to start. the swap to 4 cyl front D30 and rear 8.8 with 4.10's is cheap and easy and an even better place to start. with only 110000 on the clock that's nothing for these inline 6's i've seen them properly maintained much higher than that.
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Unread 11-11-2007, 05:08 PM   #8
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Yep, the 91-95 YJ's with the 4.0 are the best years. I have a 93 and have 226K on it and still going every day.
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Unread 11-11-2007, 06:10 PM   #9
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Definitely go for it, I had a 4cyl and ended up buying a new yj with an inline 6 a year later and it's definitely worth it
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He's from South Carolina. Why would he want a hard top?
Because a factory hardtop almost doubles the resale value. Around here it does, anyway.
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Unread 11-11-2007, 07:54 PM   #11
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best year out there love mine...kind of hard to find in good shape with I6 and 5 spd.
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Unread 11-11-2007, 08:01 PM   #12
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Because a factory hardtop almost doubles the resale value. Around here it does, anyway.
Besides... doesn't it rain and snow in SC?

I wouldn't give up my hardtop for anything.
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...We use words like honor, code, loyalty. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. ...I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said thank you, and went on your way, Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a weapon, and stand a post...
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I bought the HI-WAY BLASTER HORN that's 139dB and every time I honk the horn an Angel dies.
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Revelation 13:16-18
16 - He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads,
17 - and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 - Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: (Real ID and RFID chips)
Think about it...
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Unread 11-11-2007, 09:46 PM   #13
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He's from South Carolina. Why would he want a hard top?
It's quiet, holds in heat, it's quiet, makes the AC more efficient, it's quiet.....
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Unread 11-11-2007, 10:39 PM   #14
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Yeah, all that, and its quiet...
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Unread 11-12-2007, 04:42 AM   #15
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Because a factory hardtop almost doubles the resale value. Around here it does, anyway.
Doubles? I think not. Unless you get one for $500.AC? QUIET? Pansy jeepers. Might as well get a civic.LOL
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