'89 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. I love woodys

1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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  • I have a 89 jeep grand wagoneer that is in great condition, other than a steering issue. Its extremely squirrly, especially when you go over 55 mph....you could go off the road if you're not careful....takes very little adjustment to the steering wheel or it will end up all over the road. It had a new steering pump put in less than 3,000 miles ago (101,000 miles total). Is there anything else that may cause this other than the steering gear? Anyone know of anything we can try?

    Users ranked 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

  • Users ranked 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

    Owners of the 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer were extremely happy with the SUV. They mostly agreed that it can drive anywhere in any weather. A common comment was that drivers feel safe behind the wheel of the Grand Wagoneer, probably because it was built like a tank. The big complaint was the terrible gas mileage, but what else can be expected from a V8 with a 3-speed transmission and 4WD? Overall, the 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer was a highly recommended SUV.

    04-20-2011, 11:18 AM
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    Re: Your dream ranger

    Originally Posted by Crowd88
    2004-2008 FX4 Lvl Shifter
    these were available starting in the 2002 model year.

    dream truck would be an 87-89 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 4x4.
    they came stock with: AMC 360 CI V8, dana 44 solid axles, chrysler torqueflite auto tranny, and a new process gear-driven xfer case. unstoppable monsters.

    as far as rangers go, mine is exactly what I want and have dreamed of owning.
    2002 Ranger FX4
    4.0L SOHC, 5R55E Auto, 4.10 8.8 Torsen, 31x10.5/15 BFG ATs

  • Originally Posted by epictour
    Purchased a 89 Jeep Grand Wagoneer (FSJ) last year to built into an Expedition / Trail Rig. The Body and Interior are stock but the suspension and drivetrain were already modified as Follows:
    Dana 44s Front and Rear with 4.09? gears, Front switched to Passenger side Diff. Aussie Locker Rear, Limited slip Front.
    Spicer20 Transfer case with 4:1 gears and twin stick.
    401 AMC from 76 Jeep with Howell TBI and a custom cat free exhaust.
    6" Suspension lift, Leaf Springs, Spring over in the rear.
    33" BFG's on stock 15" wheels.

    What I want to end up with is a capable truck that can drive to the trails, carry 4 people comfortably or 2 people and more than enough gear for a couple of weeks in the wilderness. I'll be wheeling it mostly in Colorado, Utah and the southwest, maybe a trip to Alaska when it's ready.

    Any suggestions, advise, parts recommendations and pics of other modified Wagoneers or FSJ's would be appreciated.

    Here's a Picture of what we are starting with...

    This was at Moody Creek in Colorado on its 1st trail outing.

    A 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The last generation of the Wagoneer included a V-8 engine and four-wheel drive. Original exterior color is blue with “woody” detailing all around. Interior is beige. Exterior could use restoration, but there is little surface rust. Scratches throughout on paint, and paint has faded. Drivers seat upholstery is torn and there are cracks in the upholstery in the passenger seat. The back seat upholstery is in good condition. Door keys are available, however ignition has been heavily damaged. Odometer reads 99,416. Inoperable. 1J4GS5874KP101621

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Jeep has long been one of the kings of the off-road world, and the 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer was a welcome addition to the powerful Jeep fleet. A higher end model than the Jeep Wagoneer, the 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer boasted a 5.9-liter V8 engine with 144 hp. A 3-speed manual transmission came standard in the 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. This and the standard 4-wheel-drive gave the Grand Wagoneer pitiful gas mileage, 11/13 mpg, but one hardly buys an SUV to save money on gas.