1987 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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4.45 stars

Based on 14 reviews

Perfect High School Car by Steve
 — Wow. Totally unexpected. That's what I thought when my cousin said that he was going to Switzerland with his family and asked whether or not I would look after his wife's 1987 Jeep. Of course, I sai... Read More
It Is A Beast That Will Run Forever, And Can Never Be Replaced by JL258
 — I have the 1987 AMC 4.2 I6 Jeep, it has the unfortunate BA/10 Transmission, but it hasnt failed me yet at 132,000 miles, and it has the 231 transfer case, yes its 1987, and has the 231, I said that ri... Read More
Dude Awesome by David
 — even tho its 20 years old its new cuz it only have 50000 miles on its original engine. its getting a new clutch right now only cuz the hydraulic line blew. the inside is awesome, full black leather se... Read More

1987 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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1987 Jeep Wrangler

The 1987 Jeep Wrangler is an SUV with one of two engine options: a 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder or a 4.2-liter 6-cylinder, either of which should provide plenty of power for whatever you need to do. Two transmission choices complete the power package, a 3-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual. Two doors and 4-wheel drive add to the effect of the SUV that has become one of the off-road vehicle standards.

The Jeep Wrangler has been around for over 20 years, a longstanding vehicle in the fickle automotive world. Time and time again, owners return to the Wrangler, with its unique shape and image. The 1987 Jeep Wrangler started a prestigious line of SUVs in fine fashion.


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Jeep Wrangler Questions


Have A 6 Cylinder 1987 Jeep Wrangler That Is Hard To Start And Stalls Often...

145 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Rebuild Engine?

I drive an '87 Jeep YJ. Mysterious smoke comes through the interior vents below the radio. Just one of the little things indicating that there may be a bigger problem. Might it be advisable to put ...

105 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

Engine Replacement Options And Considerations

I have a 1987 Jeep Wrangler 6 Cylinder with manual transmission. I want to replace the engine. There are a number of Jeep cherokee at a local salvage with engines. Ones that are in Cherokees with a...

225 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)

I Need To Know What Color Wires Hook To The Solenoid On The Fire Wall And W...

75 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 years ago)

I Changed My Steering Column Out With A Column From A 1989 Wrangler, The 89...

139 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 years ago)