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'89jeepowner 07-29-2008 06:50 PM

Carburetor Problems
 
Now initially you may think i am talking about the stock carburetor, however that was long gone before i owned this jeep. My problem is that the replaced carburetor has excellent power, however, i get about 5-6 mpg. This is a 1989 jeep wrangler YJ and i heard from someone that a Holley 2-barrel 390 cfm carburetor would work well, and get decent gas mileage. However I'm not sure if that is compatible, can any of you help please? Thanks for reading this and any help would be much much appreciated.

-Justin

jeepster89 08-02-2008 07:34 PM

get a weber carb #k55138 they are cheap on ebay! shouldn't pay anymore than 290.00

jpdocdave 08-02-2008 07:58 PM

go fuel injection, well worth the money, or look into 4.0 head swap, or 4.0 all together.


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