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Unread 04-16-2012, 10:17 PM   #1
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Jeep #6

My 2nd yj, my family's 6th jeep. Gave the guy a on a 87 yj. Comes with the hard top and bikini top/soft doors. Hopefully I can pick it up tomorrow. Very clean body, 95 4.0 motor. New 33" bfg's, I'll need some more clearance Automatic (which I'm not sure I'm fond of yet). minor lift both suspension and body. It's not much. I'll post pics and see if you can help me decipher size. Shox are skyjacker so. That's a start. Frame is getting rough. I have a new frame I'm currently working on for another yj project that I'm thinking I will use for this one instead. I'll get some pics up tomorrow or wednesday evening. This is the only shot I have.



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Unread 04-16-2012, 10:37 PM   #2
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Nice find, I like the drive by u pulled off, haha, how much was the asking price if you don't mind me asking??
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Unread 04-17-2012, 06:36 AM   #3
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really nice! X2 on the price. Doesnt look like an Indiana vehicle to me!
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Unread 04-17-2012, 07:54 AM   #4
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He was asking 4300. I was undoubtably able to get it for a few hundred lower than that though body is really solid and the hard top and doors are in great shape which is really my main reason for getting it. The seller thinks it is originally from Pennsylvania which again, it doesn't show many signs of either. Keep an eye out for a build thread in the next week or two !

Ps: this is what Indiana will do to jeeps,
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Unread 04-17-2012, 07:41 PM   #5
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Teaser shot
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Unread 04-17-2012, 07:58 PM   #6
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That's an old jeep. I don't know if I'd start a build on something that old, but I'm lazy.
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Unread 04-17-2012, 08:06 PM   #7
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Well.. I'm sort of a jeep nut. We have 6 and the one we are currently working on is a 79. So I'm no stranger to working on them.
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Unread 04-18-2012, 11:51 AM   #8
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That's an old jeep. I don't know if I'd start a build on something that old, but I'm lazy.
its a jeep,they dont get old!
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Unread 04-18-2012, 01:23 PM   #9
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its a jeep,they dont get old!
They just keep getting newer as you replace all the parts
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Unread 04-18-2012, 02:23 PM   #10
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That's an old jeep. I don't know if I'd start a build on something that old, but I'm lazy.
I think that Castor needs to go buy a JK so that he can work on something new!
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Unread 04-18-2012, 02:24 PM   #11
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BTW...nice find...a little higher than I would have gone but then again, I'm cheap.
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Unread 04-18-2012, 04:20 PM   #12
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Appreciation haha. I picked it up yesterday and got it registered today after work. I think you all will like the license plate. I'll post some detailed pics tonight/tomorrow
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Unread 04-18-2012, 04:21 PM   #13
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I think that Castor needs to go buy a JK so that he can work on something new!
Hahaha labor of love I suppose
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Unread 04-19-2012, 06:17 PM   #14
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Once I get this paper done I'll put up the detailed pics. Took all afternoon and got her cleaned up. Getting the spare tire mounted and also put in a center counsel we had laying around. I also washed the wind jammer top too. Anyone have any good soft top conditioners/preservers/cleaners they use ?
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75 cj5 304, Fiberglassed, 4:56, lift, 35s
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Unread 04-19-2012, 08:59 PM   #15
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Once I get this paper done I'll put up the detailed pics. Took all afternoon and got her cleaned up. Getting the spare tire mounted and also put in a center counsel we had laying around. I also washed the wind jammer top too. Anyone have any good soft top conditioners/preservers/cleaners they use ?
That would be the least of my worries, but then again I am below the rust belt.
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