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Unread 01-14-2002, 01:17 PM   #1
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Newbie looking at early model Jeep GC's.

What do I need to look for?

What can I expect to go out and when? Water pumps, brakes, belts (timing chain or belt?), etc.

I'm currently looking at 1994 GC with 136k miles, 6-cylinder I believe, asking $4,000.

Thanks!

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Unread 02-25-2002, 01:13 PM   #2
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I would get the V8. The automatic with the 6 does not perform.
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Unread 02-25-2002, 02:19 PM   #3
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I just recently bought my first car. I just got a 94 Grand Cherokee, auto with the 6cyl with 100000miles for 6grand. I test drove the v8 and really i wasn't that much impressed. The 6 has pretty good acceleration and has enough for me being a high school student and the insurace will be alot less. If you got the money to spend on gas and insurace then buy the v8 but the 6cyl is plenty fast and their is some things you can add to it to give a little more power(exausht...)

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Unread 02-25-2002, 07:23 PM   #4
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i have a 94 gc with 126k and within the last year i have replaced the water pump and the heater core, tahts about it, hc was expensive but that is usually pretty rare to go out, water pump 50 bucks and ur set, easy to do by ur self
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Unread 02-26-2002, 08:04 PM   #5
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I bought my 94 GC with 60K for 4,700, it now has 70K and ive only had to do regular mantinence to it, change oil etc, but I did have to change the brakes and rotate tires, the usuall stuff, nothing major
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