Jeep-CJ Forums - 1986 Ignition Problems Sep 16, 20111986 Ignition Problems not to get in your post but im having problems with my 86 cj7 4cyl too. cant get it running and its making nuts already. im a nowbie could you help. i bought it couple months ago and wanna restore it. ok first it had a bunch of water in gas tank(it didnt have the gas lid for months i guess). it wont start. ive made it new pretty much. things ive put new so far: Tail Light Wiring: I Have a Little Issue with the Tail I have a little issue with the tail light wiring that only select wires are drawing power through them. I have worked on this for quite some time but I cant figure out how to fix this problem. My dad has been hounding me to get the tail lights on or the car will be his and I cant figure out where the problem is.