Jeep Wrangler – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep is a compact four-wheel drive and sport utility vehicle manufactured by American automaker under its Jeep marque – and in its third generation. The Wrangler is a descendant of the World War II Willys MB by way of the civilian Jeeps (Jeep CJ ) of the through 1980s, later by Kaiser-Jeep and by American Motors

YJ (1987–1995) [ edit ]

2,855–3,241 lb kg)

The Jeep YJ, sold as the Wrangler, the much-loved but slower-selling Jeep CJ in and was built in Brampton, Ontario. until the plant closed on 23, 1992. Production was then to Toledo, Ohio, using the plant that produced the Jeeps during World War 2. Motors Corporation (AMC) had the new Jeep to be more comfortable in an attempt to attract more drivers. [ 5 ] It was a new design with a track, slightly less clearance. and more comfort.

The YJ still had leaf spring similar to that of the CJ – the springs were wider, and the YJs trackbars and swaybars for improved Despite the new grille, the body is similar to that of the CJ7, and it is with some minor The YJ also was given a larger over the CJ.

The YJs are easily identifiable due to the rectangular disliked by some Jeep and the fact that the wiper rest on the windshield giving version a distinctive look. The rested on the windshield due to the now wider arc of the to clean the larger windshield. two changes were later when the TJ changes came in 1996.

632,231 YJs were through model year although YJs were still into mid-1996, bringing the production number to 685,071

The YJ used a 2.5#160;L AMC 150 I4 or optional AMC 258 I6 until 1991. That a fuel-injected 180#160;hp (134#160;kW) AMC 242 variant replaced the 112#160;hp 4.2#160;L 258#160;CID straight-6. The transfer case was used for 1987 and replaced by the NP231.

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The cage was extended in 1992 to for rear shoulder belts, and brakes were added as an the next year. An automatic option for 4-cylinder Wranglers in 1994, along with a high-mounted brake light .

In 1994, the slave cylinder on transmissions was moved outside of the bellhousing to allow for easier and in 1995 the Dana 30 larger were used [front U-joints (297x) and rear U-joint (1330)].

For the 1992 year, the YJ switched over to an speedometer, outmoding the cable on older YJs. 1995 was the model year to have a galvanized frame and body.

were no 1996 model Jeep Wranglers. [ 6 ] YJs produced in 1996 were sold as model years, but featured a few new not seen on any earlier YJ. This the new TJ bumpstops on the hood (rubber vs the traditional U-bars), reinforced hinges, and some even had TJ bumpers. Some also got the tuned I6 that was designed to run in preparation for the TJ.

Top options for YJ were the same as offered on TJ. A Soft top with doors, featuring soft zipper windows came (windows could be removed from these doors). doors with conventional windows were optional on models. Hard tops rear wiper and defroster optional, but came standard full-framed doors.

The YJ featured large mirrors manually adjustable arms on models, while full-framed received smaller adjustable with fixed arms were mounted further from the door corner, to the larger-style mirrors). Depending on and interior color, Jeeps be had with the top colors in black, tan and gray. Roll-bar padding matched top color, with the of white tops.

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