1988 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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1988 Jeep Wrangler Overview

The 1988 Jeep Wrangler comes equipped with two engines, for power or for normal driving: the 2.5 liter I4 with 121 hp or the 4.2 liter I6, a 177 hp machine. Like its predecessor, the 1988 Jeep Wrangler has two available transmissions, a 3 speed automatic, or a 5 speed manual. Also like the 1987, the 1988 has two doors and four wheel drive, a true SUV for the off-roading fan.

Complete with air conditioning and even (gasp!) a cassette player, the Jeep Wrangler has every comfort you could expect from a 1988 SUV. The second in the line of vehicles that lasted 20 years, the 1988 Jeep Wrangler continued the new tradition of an outstanding SUV. While the 1988s may not be in the greatest condition today, they helped to establish what would become a standard of the SUV world.


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    Are The 4 Cylinders Good

    5,402 views with 5 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

    My 88 Wrangler With Tbi Will Not Idle Down From About 2500 Rpm Even After S...

    11 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

    Fuel Pressure Seems To Drop

    I have a 1988 jeep wrangler. I have replaced fuel pump, fuel filter, and cleaned carburetor. I have all new vacuum lines, new EGR, new ISA and there are no leaks anywhere. My jeep still seems to di...

    121 views with 22 answers (last answer about a year ago)

    Why Will It Not Start?

    I have a 1988 old Wrangler that dosent have been started in 10 years! I have tried everything. I have sparks on all cylinders and nothing happens when i turn the key around it´s just going around with...

    197 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

    I Have 88 Jeep Wrangler I Rebuilt Striaght 6 Cylender Motor Carb Too. What ...

    wait for up to 40 mintues it will start, if i prime it starts but wont stay running,,

    223 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)