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post #1 of 6 Old 08-15-2011, 12:58 AM Thread Starter
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my new YJ

hi,

i just sold my '85 toyota 4x4 (22r 5sp) and picked up this '93 YJ this weekend. 4.0, 5speed. all stock with the hardtop and fulldoors. no rust or major body damage, and no mods.

drove it home and it ran fine. i have a couple of things to clean up, then i'll smog it and start driving it.

couple of issues:

you have to pump the clutch pedal to make sure it engages. i don't see any leaks from the bellhousing or interior/exterior of the firewall. is there any way to test the master/slave to see which one is the issue? i was bummed to find out you have to drop the tranny to replace the slave. that's a stupid design.

p.o. decided it would be a good idea to rattlecan everything under the hood black. including the leaking valvecover. that'll be a fun mess to clean up.

p.o. also decided to spray the hood with black bedliner. it doesn't look that awesome. at all.

all the dash gauges except the temp gauge work. can someone point me to the best manual to get for this thing?

here she is:

http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x...ado/photo1.jpg

i haven't washed her yet, but i did have a buddy help me take the top off today, and i took all the rollbar padding off to clean it - p.o. said it'd been sitting for a while before he got it in february, and it got some nice stuff growing in there. got it for $2500, which is a pretty good deal for a running jeep of any vintage around here...


'93 YJ [4L, 5sp]
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post #2 of 6 Old 08-15-2011, 01:05 AM
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Nice catch and welcome to the world!

For your temperature gauge, I would try a few things first.
Very first would be to clean the electrical contacts on the back of the gauge. If you get a Haynes manual it'll give you instructions on how to break down the dash, or I can explain it pretty simply.

Next I'd test the sensor
The temperature sensor is located on the back right of the top of the head/valve cover area. This pic should help

Its a little cap that pops on top of a screw. If you use a 9/16" deep socket you can take the sensor out. Then put something over the hole so that you don't get unwanted matter into your engine. Next go get a cup of water and heat it up to boiling point. Bring it out to the Jeep and set it down near the sensor. Dip the sensor so that it stays in the water and then turn the key to the on position. You should get a reading of somewhere around 200 degrees.
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post #3 of 6 Old 08-15-2011, 09:57 AM
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Try bleeding the clutch. The search engine on this forum is your friend. There are a bunch of threads documenting just about everything you wanted to know how to do.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/c...beware-106709/

Here is a link to the manual:

http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-service-manuals/
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post #4 of 6 Old 08-15-2011, 10:17 AM
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Nice start. But uhhhh is that a 2k winch?

granny shifting not double clutchin like I should
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post #5 of 6 Old 08-15-2011, 10:48 AM
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Nice deal on the yj. Small world i bought my 93 yj 4.0 hardtop and it was stock for 2500 also last summer

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post #6 of 6 Old 08-15-2011, 10:55 AM Thread Starter
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Nice start. But uhhhh is that a 2k winch?
looks like it, but i can't tell because he sprayed it black too. it's coming off and i'll sell it to someone for their quad.

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Try bleeding the clutch. The search engine on this forum is your friend. There are a bunch of threads documenting just about everything you wanted to know how to do.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/c...beware-106709/
cool, thanks. i crawled underneath real quick last night and noticed the bleeder screw on the slave looks like someone grabbed it with a pair of vicegrips. i can't imagine this is going to end well.

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