is it a 1990 or 1991? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ 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 09-12-2011, 04:30 PM   #1
Newb
 
Petrologist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Payson AZ
Posts: 3
is it a 1990 or 1991?

OK. before someone refers to the yj guide please know, I've read it and agree with it. that being said,

my YJ is Titled as a 1990, but it has an injected 6 and the rear of the tub has the 4.0 H.O. decal. all of this is 1991 right? also the oil filter I bought for a 1990 does not fit. the threads are different.

The M.F.D is in June so maybe its a first 91 model but titled as 90? is weird and now I'm not sure what parts to ask for. a 90 or 91 ? my immediate issue is I need to replace all the tie rod and drag link ends/ everywhere I look I have the option for 1990 or 1991. my current left(drivers) tie rod doesn't even thread up high enough to get the cotter pin through the nut. not even with a cheater bar. So this must be the wrong one currently installed.

What joints do I get 1990 or 1991? any help?

Petrologist is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-12-2011, 05:11 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Posts: 2,291
Your VIN# will tell you when it was made

__________________
2013 WRANGLER SPORT 2 DR., V-6 ,AUTO,HARD TOP
(Sold)1994 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L, Bestop top
/w steel half door and slider windows
5 speed, 2.5" lift, 31" tires,rack lights
Garyk is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-12-2011, 05:29 PM   #3
Newb
 
Petrologist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Payson AZ
Posts: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Garyk View Post
Your VIN# will tell you when it was made
ya it says it was made in june of 1990. june aslo being the month that Most manufacturer's release there next years model.
Petrologist is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-12-2011, 08:24 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
PaulRevere1991's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Port jefferson, NY
Posts: 647
email Chrysler your vin and ask for a build sheet, that should tell you.

here's the link https://www.jeep.com/hostb/crossbrand/owners/en/
PaulRevere1991 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-12-2011, 10:14 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Wardj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 99
Images: 2
What's the 10th digit of the VIN?
Wardj is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-12-2011, 10:20 PM   #6
2xs
Cali Smog Nazi.

WF Supporting Member
 
2xs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Santa Rosa, Ca.
Posts: 2,671
Images: 3
Look at the emissions decal under the hood, that is the god sticker for your engine.

And dont rule out that someone in your Jeeps past might have upgraded to MPFI with a newer engine, they DO just bolt right in place of a 4.2L....
2xs is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-12-2011, 10:30 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
Wardj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 99
Images: 2
The only way to know for sure what year any vehicle is is the 10th digit of the VIN it's why it's there
Wardj is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-13-2011, 09:23 AM   #8
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: philadelphia
Posts: 200
If the roll bar is cj 45 degree style its a .90 with possibly a a tbi or mfi the family style extended roll bar was introduced in 91
quadrophine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-13-2011, 09:26 AM   #9
Sponsoring Vendor
 
Ibuildembig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fruitland, Missouri
Posts: 8,422
^^I believe you meant to say 92
Ibuildembig is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-13-2011, 11:28 AM   #10
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: philadelphia
Posts: 200
I'm pretty sure 91 was the first year for a family style toolbar
quadrophine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-13-2011, 12:29 PM   #11
Sponsoring Vendor
 
Ibuildembig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fruitland, Missouri
Posts: 8,422
Nosir it was 92
Ibuildembig is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-13-2011, 12:36 PM   #12
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
BlackedOutYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Bonne Terre MO
Posts: 1,935
Oddly enough mine is opposite. Mine is titled as a 94 but went to buy a bug and rotor and had to purchase one for a 93.
__________________
Help restore faith in humanity, do something nice! KCCO
BlackedOutYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 09-13-2011, 12:40 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: philadelphia
Posts: 200
Guess it won't be that simple then

quadrophine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
drbandkgb 1990 YJ "Cooper" drbandkgb YJ General Discussion Forum 11 03-13-2011 09:05 PM
For Sale - 1991 YJ Project Part Out (PA) Tank29 Classifieds Archive 75 10-14-2010 10:51 AM
Possible First YJ 1991, Need Advice? Jackillac92 YJ General Discussion Forum 7 09-14-2009 01:48 PM
1990 Wrangler - fuel pump & sending unit 93Gr YJ Tech Forum 15 05-11-2009 08:47 AM
Trying To Find My 1st 1991 Wrangler philipfsu General Jeep Discussion 2 01-07-2007 07:20 AM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:49 AM.



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