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  1. Re: 1991 YJ body with 1990 4.2 Engine Swap Wiring

    I agree with Johnny,utilize your old harness as well.You will have less electrical headaches and a more reliable jeep when done.
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    Re: 4.2l HOSES!!!

    Those Hoses are badly needed in Calif !:rolleyes:
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    Re: Running hot

    As for the cat,I put a whole new exhaust system less the y pipe just prior to my teardown and repaint. The New radiator did the trick.Walker 4 row.Stays at 180.
    Took a drive up the infamous...
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    Running hot

    Ok I have an 87yj 4.2 that overheats daily.
    since I began my resoration,I have replaced the thermostat,water pump,fan clutch,All hoses and vacuum lines,verified timing more than once,verified no...
  5. Thread: 4.2

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    Re: 4.2

    yes they will,but the best fit is fuel injected!
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    Re: Dependability of the 4.2

    Mr recently restored stock 87 is great.I can roll down the highway at 65-70 and pull off road and play all day long. I have rebuilt the original carter carb and replaced the 30 miles of vaccum lines...
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    Re: 2 probs i cant solve 98 cherokee

    shocks ok?
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    Re: 2 probs i cant solve 98 cherokee

    Ok I understand you put it in the air and ran it and no shimmy,keep in mind at that there was no load on it and or resistance as would be the case if you were driving it down the road.
    Have you...
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    Re: 2 probs i cant solve 98 cherokee

    where is your pinion angle set?
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    Re: Need gauge cluster for 87 yj?

    Where exactly u located Clyde? I have a couple of good contacts in So Cal.
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    Re: Scam or no scam?

    I agree.There are scams everywhere.If you cant see it or touch it,dont buy it!
    Kind of like a mailorder bride.
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    Re: How to paint a Wrangler hardtop

    hey duckkiller,I used rustolium satin black on my top,no clearcoat and its been on a year with washing etc.. and still looks great.
    The key is prep.
    I used a red scotchbright pad,TSP to remove any...
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    Re: 2 probs i cant solve 98 cherokee

    I have had shimmy problems on two separate occasions on various vehicles.
    The first was a 1923 model T roadster with 3 inch wide motorcycle front wheels and automotive hubs.Neither a motorcycle...
  14. Re: looking for a good running 4.2 engine...my 89 yj is getting weak

    Where are you located?
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    Re: 1989 yj new exhaust problem

    The 87-90 4.2 Yj's utilize 2 sensors to control fuel flow on the (yes POS carter carb). The o2 sensor and the temp sensor located on the intake just in front of the carb . I have replaced both due to...
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    Re: Primer stuff????

    Many auto paint suppliers carry various products to inhibit rust.Most are top shelf products.
    If its in a can for $6 you will get exactly that in coverage and protection
    Spend the bucks do it once...
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    Re: 94 JEEP Wrangler- needs transmission

    What engine,and trans,where are you located and whats the interior like? Does the body have damage and rust?
    Need some more info.
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    Re: 87 yj speedo cable replacement

    Disconnected the speedo cable at the transfer case yesterday and the noise is still present. More noticable at low speeds and sounds as though something is slapping around. It appears I may have a...
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    Re: 87 yj speedo cable replacement

    Thats what Im afraid of. Does a speedo cable come with them and is it a one time install? guaranteed to break if you remove it?
    I was wondering if the noise could be coming from the transfer case....
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    Re: question for the pros

    I think you are stock geared at 3:73. That was with a stock tire of about 29 inch diameter.
    If you go to 35's you can expect that gear ratio to drop to about 3:10.It will do ok on the HWY but your...
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    Re: outside door handles in YJ

    Good luck. The wedges are held in place by a piece of spring steel.
    That is part of the handle.You can do a little prying to release the wedge . If they break no loss, you"ll have new ones.
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    87 yj speedo cable replacement

    Ok ,I am getting a noise that sounds like my speedo cable was about to break.The speedo was bouncing a little.So this past weekend I pulled the guage and checked the cable as I had what I thought was...
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    Re: outside door handles in YJ

    I had mine out when I repainted my jeep. I think that there is only one rod going to the latch,the hardest part is the "toothed" wedges that hold them in.A little hard to get the right angle on them...
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    Re: Random Ticking sound Please help

    check spark plug wires for arcing,also I saw on TV last Sunday a new product that contains zinc for all of us with older vehicles and flat lifters.I think I saw it on extreme 4x4 or Trucks. I'm sorry...
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    Re: Six Cylinder 4.2 Liter Jeep engine Specs

    Chrysler TF 999.
    I have a 1987 and my buddy has a 1990 . Both are automatics and both have the same trans.
    I had done some research last year and this is the one that was listed. Used mostly by...
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