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post #1 of 12 Old 08-14-2013, 02:06 PM Thread Starter
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94, good and bad?

A friend is looking at a '94, and I was just wondering what is good and bad, what he should look out for. Thanks.


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post #2 of 12 Old 08-14-2013, 02:10 PM
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I don't think much changed in '94. From '91 to '95 everything was fuel injected, same axles, same TC. Check the usual used auto stuff, and especially look for rust.
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post #3 of 12 Old 08-14-2013, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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What about compared to the next generation of Wranglers?

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post #4 of 12 Old 08-14-2013, 05:17 PM
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What about compared to the next generation of Wranglers?
That's an entirely different can of worms...do a Google search on "YJs vs TJs", and you will get page after page of threads comparing the two.
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Tj ride a lot rougher. Lots of my friends had yjs and moved to tjs and that is their number one complaint

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Lots of stuff happened with the 94's. the external slave on the ax-15's were highly desirable. Just ask someone who has changed an internal one. 94 was the first year that all the Dana 35's had 1330 ujoints. There were some of the 94's that had larger Dana 30 axle shaft ujoints as well. Mine came with them.

I think that's about it. I'm sure someone more knowledgeable that me can chime in.

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post #7 of 12 Old 08-15-2013, 11:42 AM
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Tj ride a lot rougher. Lots of my friends had yjs and moved to tjs and that is their number one complaint
You got that *** backwards..... I have owned both.... No way in hell can you say YJ rides better.
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post #8 of 12 Old 08-15-2013, 12:19 PM
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You got that *** backwards..... I have owned both.... No way in hell can you say YJ rides better.
I'm going out on a limb here.. Maybe he was kidding lol. He may have it bass aackwards
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post #9 of 12 Old 08-15-2013, 01:01 PM
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Also not for the 94 but in 95 The body and Frame was fully galvanized. So they have a lot less rust if any.

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #10 of 12 Old 08-15-2013, 05:01 PM
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I've had yjs and tj's and they both ride rough, I can't say ones better than another. However, the ride is what I like about jeeps, you won't fall a sleep driving one. Look for the frame rot in the rear section.

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Also not for the 94 but in 95 The body and Frame was fully galvanized. So they have a lot less rust if any.
Is that right? I was led to believe that the early AMC built years had galvanized bodies. My '88 was AMC Canada built, and it sure appears to me that the body is galv under the paint. I don't know about the frame.
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post #12 of 12 Old 08-16-2013, 05:26 AM
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Is that right? I was led to believe that the early AMC built years had galvanized bodies. My '88 was AMC Canada built, and it sure appears to me that the body is galv under the paint. I don't know about the frame.
I don't remember which years had which parts galvanized. I just know 95 is the only year for a galvanized frame and body

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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