1990 Jeep Wrangler Consumer Review: Kinda Bummed

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Kinda Bummed
By SargentWoody on


1990 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2dr SUV 4WD


Bought with high extectations, motor has good compression, but no one can seem to get it to stop stalling. It has the webber carb, but still has hoses running everywhere! 4WD doesn't engage due to problems from the vacuum actuated front axle. Engine vibrates very hard, and compared to the fuel injected 4 cylinder, my 6 cylinder is the bigger dog of the two. ARGH!!! I think I will be more patient and look harder for a 4.0 FI equipped wrangler next time.

Best Features

Convertable, stick shift, off road capabilities even if 4WD doesn't engage. Cheap to lift.

Worst Features

Wish they would've installed the 4.0 in the Wrangler in 87 instead of 91. At least they have better power now. For a vehicle that doesn't weigh much, they drink a lot of gas. Even the newer ones. Maybe make a diesel for that great low end torque plus fuel efficiency? Just an idea.
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