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Unread 03-07-2013, 03:12 PM   #1
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Would you buy?

I found a 1994 YJ for 1200 bucks. The ad said it runs but has a small fuel leak under the hood and a little rust underneath. It is a 4cylinder 5sp. I am looking for a cheap summertime ride/ long term project. Just curious if the fuel leak is a common problem and give me some ideas were to look for it when I do go look at it.

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Unread 03-07-2013, 03:55 PM   #2
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I found a 1994 YJ for 1200 bucks. The ad said it runs but has a small fuel leak under the hood and a little rust underneath. It is a 4cylinder 5sp. I am looking for a cheap summertime ride/ long term project. Just curious if the fuel leak is a common problem and give me some ideas were to look for it when I do go look at it.
Some people's view of a little rust underneath are actually clearance windows in the floor( you can if you cleared that rock/stump without getting out of the jeep). Better check it make sure nothing is push through.

Fuel leak? Oil leak? Air leak? Whatever! Probably needs new o rings on a injector or a line is dry rotted and needs replaced. That stuff is usually simple compared to cutting an replacing floor panels.

Could be a good deal for a starter rig
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Unread 03-07-2013, 03:57 PM   #3
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post pic then wait for forsure answer
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Unread 03-07-2013, 03:58 PM   #4
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Nope. Round is where it is at.
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Unread 03-07-2013, 04:07 PM   #5
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Nope. Round is where it is at.
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Unread 03-07-2013, 04:15 PM   #6
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As long as the rust is not a major issue i would jump on it.
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Unread 03-07-2013, 04:26 PM   #7
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The fuel injection is fixable - just be safe, wear gloves, and relieve the fuel rail pressure before you take it apart (hint - look for the little black cap on the fuel rail for relieving pressure - cover it with a paper towel to keep it out of your eyes and from dripping).

The rust....everything rusts. Its a matter of degrees and replaceable parts, and jeeps have lots of those available.

Good luck. I dig mine, even when it's yard art and can't move under it's own power. Its so cool getting it back on the road.
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Unread 03-07-2013, 05:37 PM   #8
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Fuel lines aren't so bad. I would rather do that then body rust.

Sounds like a good deal.
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Unread 03-07-2013, 05:50 PM   #9
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94 and 95 were the best years for the Yj. Due to upgrades. A good find if not rusted.
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