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Unread 07-04-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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Found a factory 5spd ZJ for $650

It's in rough shape but I was just wondering if it would be worth picking up, based on rarity. http://flint.craigslist.org/cto/3894968138.html

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Unread 07-04-2013, 08:49 PM   #2
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99 zj with 5 speed?!?!?! id say get it and make it a trail rig
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Unread 07-04-2013, 08:57 PM   #3
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Why would you ever want a manual ZJ?!
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Unread 07-04-2013, 08:58 PM   #4
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Why would you ever want a manual ZJ?!
Because the 42RE sucks monkey balls offroad.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 08:59 PM   #5
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You sure it's a 1999? The headlights/front end look like a ZJ to me, not a WJ.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:01 PM   #6
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Because the 42RE sucks monkey balls offroad.
All three ZJs I go out wheeling with, and mine, never seem to do bad.
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...We use words like honor, code, loyalty. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. ...I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said thank you, and went on your way, Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a weapon, and stand a post...
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I bought the HI-WAY BLASTER HORN that's 139dB and every time I honk the horn an Angel dies.
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Revelation 13:16-18
16 - He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads,
17 - and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 - Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: (Real ID and RFID chips)
Think about it...
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:10 PM   #7
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That is a 95 ZJ at best judging from the interior. Its in rough shape.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:17 PM   #8
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93-95, not a 99. For the price doesn't seem bad tho
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:20 PM   #9
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its either a 93 or a 94. they didnt have 5 speeds in 95-98
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:25 PM   #10
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Id buy. Even just for parts/part out. Talk him down a bit and you're set.

But I also like cheap vehicles to fix and drive.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:38 PM   #11
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I say buy it also who cares what year it is .. Wave 400 bucks under his nose. an take it home .
5 Speed very neat.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:38 PM   #12
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Buy it

Honestly the inside just looks dirty and you can literally replace everything but the frame from a junkyard jeep
You can restore it and sell it for a premium on here
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Unread 07-04-2013, 10:20 PM   #13
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Yeah I know quite well that it's not a '99. Probably a '93. I just might buy it, but I honestly don't have room for it at my house. I've honestly never seen one in person before so it's really tempting.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 10:22 PM   #14
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Wow, a 99 zj with a 93-95 interior?! And a zj made in 99! How rare is that?
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Unread 07-04-2013, 11:52 PM   #15
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That's got to be a 93-95. They're the only ones available with a manual transmission from the factory. I'd be all over that thing just because I like manual transmissions. Especially behind a 4.0L
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