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Old 03-17-2008, 08:23 PM   #1
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Question good deal or bad deal?

I just picked up a 90 wrangler with a 4.2 in it it is all stock and came with a hard top and a soft top it has some rust on the bottom of the windshield and a little on the drivers side behind the door. The computer and the fuel pump where just replaced. I paid $800 did I do alright or should I have pushed for a little lower?

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Old 03-17-2008, 08:32 PM   #2
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does it run good? if so, and the rust is repairable, id say you made out alright.

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Old 03-17-2008, 08:34 PM   #3
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it runs good and I the rust is going to get fixed as soon as it gets a little warmer. But how is the 4.2 engine vs the 4.0?
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Old 03-17-2008, 08:44 PM   #4
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holy crap, no matter what you did ok, unless the frame is rotted out, or the body is worse than you know. the hard top alone you could get 300-500 all day long. got pics?? i looked for 3 years to find a good project yj, i wanted one with bad motor, and good body, found perfect body and frame, blown 4.2 motor, i paid a grand. and i was happy as i could get.
the 4.0 is much better, fuel injection is much more problem free, and more powerful.
there's a lot of probs with that carb. still, i think you did great. give us some pictures.
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:10 PM   #5
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some pay more than that for just a rolling chassis good buy just be prepared to spend some $$ on it
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:15 PM   #6
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:24 PM   #7
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i wouldnt have it any other way
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:54 PM   #8
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i will post some pics tommarow after work. the engine has throttle body injection and the tag under the hood says 4.2 is this poss or maybe someone swaped the engine?
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Old 03-17-2008, 10:02 PM   #9
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if your sure its throttle body it was a mod. if its mpfi could be 4.0 head swap, complete 4.0 swap or mopar injection for the 4.2
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yeah Im pretty sure its a throttle body its off to the drivers side rather than right on top of the intake manifold and a friend of mine has one with a carb
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Old 03-17-2008, 10:19 PM   #11
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can you get a pic posted?
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Old 03-18-2008, 05:38 AM   #12
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pics will be coming soon
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:41 PM   #14
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ya let us know about that, 90 4 cylinders had throttle body injection, maybe four cylinder swapped out.
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yup its a four it was swap out from the 4.2
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:18 PM   #16
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Here are the pics lots of rust bustin to do but summer is coming and the undercoat is goin on!
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Old 03-21-2008, 10:29 AM   #17
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nice pics, great buy. those are the same wheels i had on an old cherokee limited.
so its a four cylinder now, and was a 4.2 motor?
good luck, and have fun.
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