Tell me what you guys think. - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Technical Discussions > Engines & Drivetrain > Tell me what you guys think.

FS: Wranger BRIGHT License Plate LED! Just $3! Great valueTJ 5.25" Speaker Adapters - NalinMFGSmittybilt Products at Oconee Off-Road!

Reply
Unread 09-20-2013, 01:54 AM   #1
sntg06
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 4
Tell me what you guys think.

Bought this little jewel about a month ago for $600. This is what I found tonight. Thoughts?

image-342741454.jpg

image-3782101424.jpg

image-361448039.jpg

sntg06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-20-2013, 05:47 AM   #2
cruiser54
Web Wheeler
 
cruiser54's Avatar
1990 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Prescott, Arizona
Posts: 9,925
Obviously not running, right?

What's the engine oil look like on the stick?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by chris87xj View Post
If you own a Renix Jeep, you'll want to check this out. >

An index to over 25 write-ups can be found in Post #1.

Cruiser's Mostly Renix Tips
Refresh*Connections*Before*Replacing*Components
cruiser54 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-20-2013, 10:31 AM   #3
jokerchief462
Wild Wheeler
 
jokerchief462's Avatar
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sin City, Nevada
Posts: 2,839
Tear it apart and start with all fresh stuff. If your on a budget it just the manhours to clean it all up but I would crack the oil pan to make sure it is still good. You can clean it up check the rods, piston skirts and maybe remove the head and clean it all up check for cracked valves or problems with the valve seats.

You can do a lot of work short of a rebuild and still have a good motor.
__________________
89YJ 2.5L TBI, AX-5, NP231 SYE, Ford 8.8, Yukon Grizzly, Tom Woods Shaft, 33" BFG T/As, 4" lift, Warn VR10000s.

AF Jeep Club Tail #184
jokerchief462 is offline   Reply With Quote




Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.