1987 Jeep Wrangler Specifications


Manufacturer Jeep Corporation/American Motors Corporation
Price Base Soft-Top: $9,899; Sport Decor: $10,620; Laredo Hardtop: $12,205; Destination Charge (all models): $391
Vehicle Type front-engine, rear/four-wheel drive, four-passenger sports/utility vehicle
Construction steel body on separate perimeter chassis with rectangular-section tube siderails; folding soft top, metal half-doors, swing-out tailgate (all glass liftgate on hardtop models)
Factory Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 93.4
Overall Length (in.) 152.0
Overall Width (in.) 66.0
Overall Height (in.) 68.6 (a)
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 8.1
Turn Diameter (curb to curb, ft.) 33.7
Curb Weight (lbs) 2,868 (b)
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.0 (c)
Roll Center Height, front (in.) 16.1
Roll Center Height, rear (in.) 21.8
Rough Country 4 inch suspension lift and 3" body lift; 33x12.50 tires
(a): open body; soft-top: 72.0; hardtop: 69.3; (b): four-cylinder: 2580; six-cylinder: 3,022 lbs; (c): 20-gallon tank optional
Chassis Specifications
Front Suspension solid axle (Dana Model 30 with semi-floating disconnect), longitudinal semi-elliptic leaf springs, track and link-type stabilizer bars
Rear Suspension live axle (Dana Model 35C semi-floating), longitudinal semi-elliptic leaf springs, track bar
Steering Type recirculating ball (GM/Saginaw) 800 70mm
Steering Gear (turns lock-to-lock) 24:1 (5.3) manual, 14:1 (4.0) power Changed to Saginaw 16:1 (3.7) above
Brake System 11.0-in.-diameter vented front disc with cast-iron rotors; 9.8-1.8 in. rear drums, single diaphragm vacuum booster
Powertrain Specifications
Standard Engine ohv inline four with throttle-body fuel injection
Bore x Stroke (in.) 3.88 x 3.19
Displacement (cu. in.) 150
Compression Ratio (:1) 9.2
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 117 @ 5,000
Torque (lbs/ft) @ rpm (SAE net) 135 @ 3,500
Optional Engine ohv inline six with two-barrel carburetor Changed 4.2 with weber 32-36
Bore x Stroke (in.) 3.75 x 3.895
Diplacement (cu. in.) 258
Compression Ratio (:1) 9.2
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 112 @ 3,000
Torque (lbs/ft) @ rpm (SAE net) 210 @ 3,000
Standard Transmission Aisin (four-cylinder) or Peugeot (six-cylinder) five-speed overdrive manual
Final Drive Ratios (:1) (Standard) 4.11 (four), 3.08 (six)
Optional Transmission Chrysler TorqueFlite three-speed torque-converter automatic (six-cylinder only) Current TF999
Final Drive Ratios (:1) (Optional) 3.55 (except high altitude)
Transfer Case Four-position dual-range New Process 207 (later changed to model 231)
Reduction Ratios (:1) 2.62 (high), 1.00 (low)
Wheels 15 x 7.0 JJ painted white-spoke; cast-aluminum optional Changed 15x8
Tires radial P215/75R15; P225/75R15 radial "all-terrain" optional Changed 33x12.50
I-6 4.2L (6 Qt) 10W-30 or 10W-40 above 0 degF; 10W-30, 10W-40, or 20W-40 above 32 degF
Oil Filter M20 x 1.5
Transmission TF999 (8.5 Qt) AMC or Dextron II
Transfer case 207 (4.5 Pt) AMC or Dextron II
Axle (2.5 Pt) 75W90
Brake Fluid DOT 3
Power Steering Fluid AMC/Jeep Equivalent