Owner:

John Meister

Snohomish, WA 98296

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Year / Model 1981 Jeep Wagoneer Limited
Engine AMC 360 V8 (want to convert to Diesel, or FI)
Trans TF727 (plans for a 700r4 or similar)
Transfer Case NP219 (full time quadratrac, no desire to change)
Rear Axle AMC rear axle 2.72 open
Front Axle Dana 44F front 2.72 open
Wheels / Tires Factory Alloy & White spoke (snow0 / 30x9.5 or 235 75 R 15’s (in btwn good tires...)
Springs / Shocks Rancho Add a leafs & springs from a mid 70 / Rancho 5000’s
Brakes  
Misc --FACTORY SUNROOF & padded vinyl roof, leather seats, Alpine stereo and Pioneer Speakers, Factory A/C, Side terminal battery, AMSOIL Lifetime Air Filter & synthetics. elec windows, locks, cruise, tilt, etc. Even a hood ornament...
Current / Future Projects -- Plans to go Diesel or V8 Fuel injection, limited slip in the rear brush guard, aux fuel, etc.
Other -- My 81 Wagoneer Limited was purchased out of the Little Nickel Want Ads in 1995 for $1,000... Ad said: Mechanics Special, 81 Wagoneer, leather, sunroof... It took about 45 minutes to revive him, and then he was spurting every kind of fluid imaginable in every direction... He actually drove the entire 15 miles to my house where he died and wasn’t revived again for another 4 months... He’s a thirsty rascal, that’s why he needs a Diesel or a Fuel Injected motor. He’s better in the snow than my XJ. Couldn’t help but name him Old Blue... The visibility from a FSJ is incredible...I usually hang out on the Full-Size Jeep list. A handful of us got the thing going back in 1995 and have had it on two different servers. But y’all are welcome to join us. Instructions on my web page. We try to avoid talking about XJ’s and even harder to talk about CJ’s, mainly cause we’re jealous of all the cool parts available for them... :)
Other Jeeps Owned -- 1967 Wagoneer 327 (converted to Buick V6, appeared in Four Wheeler Garage Scenes Jan 92), 1965 J200, 1969 Wagoneer, 1977 Wagoneer, 1985 Cherokee Turbo Diesel (XJ) (appeared in Garage Scenes Jan 93), 1953 Willys Wagon (the reason for my sig file: Snohomish, WA, where Jeeps don’t rust, they mold... wander around on my web page to find the photo...) 1986 Cherokee (XJ) (maroon, V-6 selectrac), 1986 Cherokee (XJ) (light ivory creme, V-6, sold to a guy in Moscow, Russia...), and 1986 Comanche X (MJ). ALSO own an 1988 Wagoneer Limited (XJ) 4.0L,
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