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$300 MJ. I named her BLUE.


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Well, I picked her up a couple weeks ago and just now had to time to start messing with her.

 

Basics: 1988 MJ, 4.0, 5 speed, 2WD

 

She's not bad looking. Last time it was licensed was '04. One major problem is I didn't get the title, I was "told" the guy would help me get it but he has still yet to return my phone calls.

 

I got her home, slapped a bettery in and after 10-15 mins of trying to start her, she fired right up and purred like a kitten. Leaking lots of gas from the fuel rail, had some turn signal issues, and when i checked the fuses under the dash I tried to pull one out and it desintegrated in my hand, so I replaced them all. Solved the turn signal issue with some new bulbs, old one were all corroded and junk. Only major problem now his the hood will not latch close. Any ideas or opinions on this?

 

Plan is to get the title and DD the crap out of her while my 91 goes under the knife and gets 4WD swapped in.

 

Oh, here's some porn.

 

 

 

 

 

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Those fuses are disintegrating because the clutch master cylinder is leaking on your fuse block under the dash. Go ahead and pull it out and re-wire the whole thing, bet is solves your turn signal issues. You'll need a 1/4" socket to separate the fuse block from the engine side of the firewall. #3 Phillips screwdriver also for the two large screws.

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thanks brent, i'll work on that tomorrow prolly. just got done pulling a buddies tranny out of his jeep because he's didnt know jeeps came with star bolts on the top of the bellhousing and i had the socket so I'm kinda jeeped out for the day.

 

thats my taco bell. $.99 chicken flatbread sandwhich. i got hungry while checking some things out. :D

 

the grill is really upside down? didn't know. i plan on painting all the front plastic pieces anyway so i'll be sure to put it right side up. thanks

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actually the guy called me back today. he's out of town for the next month, so he told me i could just apply for the lost title sign his name and stuff and just have it sent to my house. so thats what I'm going to do. and once its in my hand I'm gonna work on making it reliable.

 

any tips to preserving/restoring the renix system to safe DD after its been sitting for a couple of years?

 

thanks

Devin

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actually the guy called me back today. he's out of town for the next month, so he told me i could just apply for the lost title sign his name and stuff and just have it sent to my house. so thats what I'm going to do. and once its in my hand I'm gonna work on making it reliable.

 

That certainly doesn't sound legal.

 

But, nice score. Good to see another Olympic Edition MJ :D

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I'm not actually sure. This is my first Renix. I don't know of common problems that plagued them. Like i said the engine purrs like a kitten, all the gears shift fine, haven't done a real road test yet as a few of the tires are low on air and we currently don't have an air compressor at the house.

 

Any ideas on how the clean the coolant bottle etc? Also, looked inside the clutch matster cylinder and there was like little BB's of stuff. I can totally flush the clutch lines right? But other than that stuff I can't wait to get the title so I can drive it. As little as i have driven it, it's a fun little truck.

 

Although I'm thinking of going 4WD with it, swapping from the ba10 to an AX15/231. Will the AX15 just bolt right in place of the ba10 with no modifications or am i going to need some special stuff to get it done?

 

Again, just want to thank everyone for there .02 and keep it coming.

Devin

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