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  1. YJ Technical Discussion
    I am a first time jeep owner and purchased a 1988 YJ with a 2.5l, I have been having a lot of problems with it, so I decided to do a carb conversion after reading a thread on this page. So far I have purchased a rochester single barrel carb, CJ7 distributor with the vacuum advance, and also a...
  2. YJ Technical Discussion
    Morning. What do you think of a '89 YJ that suddenly is shutting down while on the road idling at stop lights or going around the corner. It restarts easily most of the time, but once in a while can't restart easily and smoke drifts out from the hood as if the carb is getting too much fuel and...
  3. YJ Technical Discussion
    I have an 89 yj with a 4.2 inline six.It has the p.o.s stock carb. When i bought it i also purchased a carb rebuild kit. I rebuilt the carb but I am still not satisfied with the results. Does any one have any suggestions on what carb to go with to replace it. Id prefer a performance carb. Will a...
  4. YJ Technical Discussion
    The winter months have just started to get here and first snow in Massachusetts makes it idol rough but only when it is hot. It is set to idol around 750 rpm and it does that when it is beginning to get hot, it idols at about 550 rpm when it rough idols. I adjusted the carb when it started to...
  5. YJ Technical Discussion
    Hey guys, The other day my electric choke on my 1989 Yj (4.2) busted, it had been bad for a while, but I cannot find a replacement anywhere! Anyone know where I can get one, I gotta get the jeep running again!:doh:
  6. YJ Technical Discussion
    Hey guys, MY 89 Yj's (4.2L I6 2BBL) electric choke blew, anyone got an idea where I can get one, can't seem to find them anywhere...
  7. CJ General Discussion
    Hi! I bought an 88 Jeep Wrangler about a month ago. When I got it, I noticed that it would die during warm up, in neutral. I would restart and allow it to warm up, then it seemed fine. This past week, the problem has progressed. At start up, the RPM will jump from 0-10 about 2-3 times before it...
  8. YJ Technical Discussion
    I have an 89 with a 4.2L inline 6. It was running a little rough and had trouble with cold starts. and friend told me to clean carburator with carb cleaner and spray it in there while it was running. did that. and seemed fine that day. but now, not only does it have trouble starting, but now...
  9. YJ Technical Discussion
    Hope you fella YJ'rs with the 4.2L can help me on this one. I have basically done all the tune up things I can do to it since owning it for about a year 1/2 now. New plugs, adjusted timing, new oil filter, air filter, new battery, new PCV. it runs good at rpm's above idle but at idle it's...
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