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Old 09-25-2009, 05:43 PM   #1
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Hello from the Cayman Islands - 1990 YJ 4.2

Hi all

Well I went out and bought myself a little island runaround... I needed something I can tinker around with and what better than a Wrangler... I used to have one about 10 yrs ago, it was a 93 4.0 typical island ex-rental; problematic soft-top, stripped out, hammered by tourists - but great fun!

Returning back to Cayman, this time I found this '90 4.2 Sahara hardtop for $2k which is the cheapest car I've bought in 20 years...
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Body is in great shape, think the hardop helps (there's zero rust) but I wont be driving on the beach that much...
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As it's not been subjected to rental drivers, the mechanics seem ok for almost 20-years old. Slight issue with idle speed and a/c causing high idling and/or stalling and pops out of 2nd on a downshift. I can live with these, but any tips welcomed.

Also doubles up as a good Westie-shelter
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Buddy quickly found his spot...
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Andy, George Town, Grand Cayman

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Old 09-25-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
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Old 09-25-2009, 09:41 PM   #3
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Old 09-25-2009, 10:47 PM   #4
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Can you get me some of that money everyone sends out to the cayman islands?

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Old 09-25-2009, 11:30 PM   #5
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Welcome. Your Jeep looks pretty good for it's age and for being in a salt air environment. I like the colour.

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Old 09-26-2009, 01:59 AM   #6
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looks great, especially for the price! Have fun!
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Old 09-26-2009, 02:16 AM   #7
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cute dog!
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Old 09-26-2009, 07:04 AM   #8
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Looks great and you have an always ready passenger to take along

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