Buying a 87 Wagoneer

45

Asked by Aug 09, 2011 at 03:51 PM about the 1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I am about to purchase a 1987 Grand Wagoneer. I know it need front floor pan work
and maybe a new carb. This is going to be more of a restore project and maybe even
a daily driver. Any info I may need to know or any advice on this vehicle? It's gonna
be a new adventure for me.

8 Answers

75

the rust will be the biggest problem, some body parts are hard to find if they need replaced, drivetrain parts are rather easy to get ahold of, bjsoffroad.com is a good place for parts, but there real reliable

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
45

Thanks for the info. As far as I know the front floor boards are the worst part of the body. I have to go look at it soon, my brother has had it for a year or two and it has just sat in his back yard.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
45

Back window doesn't work... Any suggestions on fixes for that? I have to get it home soon so I can start on this thing!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
3,075

you can get complete floorpans and many other body parts at bjsoffroad.com I have 9 GW and this place is and excellent source of parts, and you can actually talk to real people that can answer your questions with reasonable knowledge.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
3,075

90% of the time the window wont work because of the close switch that makes sure the tail gate is closed before allowing the window to move. I have 9 GW and bypassed this switch on all of them. The switch is simply the small lever sticking out of the left side in the tailgate jam. Simply take the 2 wires on the back of the switch and connect them together with a but connector for a permanent fix.

I JUST PURCHASED A 87 WAGONEER I CANT SEEM TO GET THE REER WINDOW DOWN AND I GUESS THE DOOR WONT OPEN WITHOUT THE WINDOW DOWN. ANY RECOMENDATIONS THANKS PAUL

I don't know what area you are in, but I generally take my 1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer to Jeeps R Us in Laguna Hills, Ca. Very nice reliable people and very knowlegable too. ejt

This link gives very detailed instructions on how to fix. http://www.wagoneers.com/FSJ/tech/tailgate-REPAIR.html

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Grand Wagoneer

Looking for a Used Grand Wagoneer in your area?

CarGurus has 48 nationwide Grand Wagoneer listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Jeep Grand Wagoneer Experts

  • #1
    Kurt Burton
    Reputation
    860
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    110
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    60
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Wrangler
294 Great Deals out of 16,176 listings starting at $2,500
Used Jeep Cherokee
352 Great Deals out of 46,669 listings starting at $2,795
Used Ford Bronco
192 listings
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
8 Great Deals out of 1,007 listings starting at $5,995
Used Toyota 4Runner
290 Great Deals out of 21,637 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford F-150
2,318 Great Deals out of 182,094 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Blazer
1,055 listings starting at $950
Used Jeep CJ8
5 listings
Used Jeep CJ7
41 listings
Used Land Rover Range Rover
111 Great Deals out of 4,638 listings starting at $1,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.