Did.. - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-15-2010, 12:00 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
AKWrangler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Alaska
Posts: 83
Question Did..

some 1997 Jeep wranglers get 1996 motors? I went to change my TPS the other day and socket had pins instead of Tangs, so look up the part under a 96 Cherokee and found it there?

AKWrangler is offline   Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 12:11 AM   #2
Drives by Braille

WF Supporting Member
 
AzTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: For-8-Oh!
Posts: 13,632
There was not a '96 Wrangler. Although some of the '97 TJ's were built in mid late '96 They share a few parts with other Jeep models.

AzTJ is offline   Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 12:37 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
AKWrangler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Alaska
Posts: 83
that must be it then, I knew they didn't have 96 wranglers, I bet it just has a 96 motor, I was afraid I got skunked with an older motor from a cherokee.
AKWrangler is offline   Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 01:43 AM   #4
Knows a couple things...

WF Supporting Member
 
Jerry Bransford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Escondido, Calif.
Posts: 36,804
I had a '97 that was made 3/96 and in those early months, they did use some of the YJ 4.0L engine parts. My '97 was like that, I found that out when a replacement TPS (throttle position sensor) for a '97 didn't fit but one for a '95 YJ 4.0L did.

Originally, the '97 TJ was supposed to be introduced in late '95 as a '96 but production delays prevented that. When it was finally ready, they introduced it in early '96 as a very early '97 that came out well before the other '97s were introduced.
__________________
When you have a choice, buy American.

Jerry Bransford is offline   Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 01:58 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
dpc46's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: 15 miles north of seattle
Posts: 185
That actually happened to me with my oil sending unit. When I replaced that I had to get one from an XJ. My wiring was from an XJ not a TJ
__________________
1998 TJ Sport
5spd 4.0L
2.5"Rancho Lift
33x12.5R17 Baja Claw
17x8 Mach Beadlocks

www.CORE4x4.com
dpc46 is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:05 AM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC