I bought it! Its a great jeep. Drove it home two hours and she handled like a Cadillac compared to my old 88 Yj. I feel very good about the Jeep.
1994 Sahara 4.0. 33 pro comps with a 4.5 rubi express lift. Other stuff too, if anyone is interested in seein some pictures i can post some tomorrow.
Like i said it drove great for the 2 hours home. Anything i should look out for in these next few days? Giving it an oil change tomorrow.
I also have a question on my license plate/tags. I just got the notarized title from the guy and put the plates from my 88 jeep on. I also got it covered on my insurance. I drove home this way just fine. I talked to my insurance agent and he told me this setup is fine to get it home... but i'm not sure about that.
Does anyone know if in ohio it is legal to drive this way for any amount of time? I plan on going to the bmv tomorrow to get the tags/plates transferred and all that good stuff. But i want to make sure i wont get pulled over on the way there.
Sounds like you got a nice YJ! Lots of luck with it. A two hour ride can tell you quite a bit about any vehicle. Unless you are positive
the oil/filter was just changed I would change the oil/filter and grease whatever fittings you can find.
Check the fluid levels in the axles/tranny and change any one of them that look contaminated.
If it is an automatic (I forgot) I would also do a drain and clean with a filter swap unless you know for sure that t was done by the PO.
I would throw some Sta-Bil in the gas tank simply because it treats fuel systems and prevent problems. I have a boat and it cost me a small fortune to repair the fuel system on it due to inactivity/water in the fuel. Sta-Bil would have prevented that. I still treat about every fourth tankful of gas in all my vehicles with Sta-Bil. I use it to winterize/summerize all of my small engine stuff and it works. No more poor starts after sitting around for months.
I would think that if you have the signed title in hand AND a true bill of sale with matching sales dates
you have until the next close of business day at your DMV to transfer the registration plate from whatever car the plates/registration were for.
So if you bought it on Friday night at 6PM and the DMV is closed until Monday you have until Monday whenever the DMV closes to get the registration swapped over to the new YJ.
By calling your insurance and giving them the VIN number etc they agreed to give you, orally, an insurance' binder' until you get to their office at your first opportunity. That has to be done before you run off to the registry I would think to prove you have insurance on this YJ.