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Unread 03-21-2014, 09:42 AM   #1
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Going to look at this...

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/4357169228.html

Looked at a WJ yesterday, but that didn't work out. Going to look at the car in link instead.

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Unread 03-21-2014, 09:55 AM   #2
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Looks super clean but you may want to look for a 5.9 for that price point.
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Unread 03-21-2014, 09:57 AM   #3
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Whatever you do. Check for rust thoroughly!
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Unread 03-21-2014, 10:01 AM   #4
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It's defiantly over priced, I'll try to get it for $3,900

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Unread 03-21-2014, 10:32 AM   #5
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It's defiantly over priced, I'll try to get it for $3,900

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I'd start at $2000 and go from there. $2500 tops. Low miles or not, it's still a ZJ.
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Unread 03-21-2014, 11:04 AM   #6
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I'd start at $2000 and go from there. $2500 tops. Low miles or not, it's still a ZJ.
Are you saying that just because it's older?

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Unread 03-21-2014, 11:39 AM   #7
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Are you saying that just because it's older?

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And because that's about what they're worth. There's so many of them out there that their value has plummeted. In my opinion, Any ZJ over $3500 had better be something special.

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Unread 03-22-2014, 09:36 PM   #8
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Listen to mcCloud
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Unread 03-23-2014, 12:02 AM   #9
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I disagree.

I paid $3900 with 103k fully loaded every option but tow hooks on a 98 limited with a 5.2. price=quality 99.999% of the time and at 111k in 2 years, so see this going to 200k and 7-10 years from now with minor repairs and stopping rust as it starts, maintenance.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 12:10 AM   #10
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I disagree.

I paid $3900 with 103k fully loaded every option but tow hooks on a 98 limited with a 5.2. price=quality 99.999% of the time and at 111k in 2 years, so see this going to 200k and 7-10 years from now with minor repairs and stopping rust as it starts, maintenance.
The only way I would pay that for a 5.2 was if all the repairs like plenum, motor mounts, control arm bushings, ect were already done. Price depends on location a whole lot too. If if is south west truck with no rust then I would pay a bit more.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 01:08 AM   #11
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http://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/4357169228.html

Looked at a WJ yesterday, but that didn't work out. Going to look at the car in link instead.

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two things ...

one look for rust ... your guys weather and elements ruin vehicles ...

AND TWO .... What car are you going to look at ... the link you left here goes to a JEEP ... no car ....

Jeep's are Jeep's ....

Honda's can be cars or motorbikes but most mow lawns ....

Glad we could clear that up for you .....
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Unread 03-23-2014, 09:26 PM   #12
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I'm simply saying a 15 plus year old jeep grand cherokee worth more than $4 better be close to perfect. And preferably with low miles like this one you're looking at. It's not impossible, but it is rare. At that age you're looking at replacing anything rubber and parts that have worn due to time, not just mileage. So I wish you luck either way. I have bought and sold enough cars to know that finding a diamond in the rough is truly a challenge. To sum up what I'm saying 'they always need something'
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Unread 03-24-2014, 08:34 AM   #13
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I'd start at $2000 and go from there. $2500 tops. Low miles or not, it's still a ZJ.

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