1989 Jeep Wrangler Islander 4.2L from North America
Fun outweighs headaches
Rebuilt Transmission, new clutch, u-joints, clutch master & slave cylinders at 90000 miles.
Replaced radiator, hoses & belts at 85000 miles.
New brakes & shocks @ 85000 miles.
New top @ 87000 miles.
Rebuilt front axle @ 91000 miles.
Rebuilt rear axle at 93000 miles.
Rebuilt carbuerator @ 94000 miles.
Replaced water pump, belts & fan clutch @ 95000 miles.
Something seems to break almost every time I drive it.
The fun factor with the top down or hitting a muddy area outweighs the weaknesses of this Jeep.
A throttle body injection kit will cure the overall weak performance of the engine & less than great gas mileage.
The ride is harsh, the seats aren't comfortable, the top is noisy at highway speeds.
It's a jeep. I would by another in a heartbeat.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 6th February, 2007