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Unread 10-27-2013, 10:14 AM   #1
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1987 Wrangler. See ad. Need advice

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/ctd/4148501755.html

What do you guys think of this ad? Jeep looks beautiful but seems pricey even for California

Thanks in advance

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Unread 10-27-2013, 10:33 AM   #2
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It is nice for it's age with A/C but the downsides are non-galvanized frame, the 4.2 and those cheap wheels.
Here I could move it eventually at 5,500 if everything works and checks out in good order.
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Unread 10-29-2013, 12:15 PM   #3
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Good lookin jeep but it is priced a bit high and has the 4.2 engine. Id buy it for $4k or so but not much more.
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Unread 10-30-2013, 06:45 AM   #4
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If it is as good as it looks it would be a deal at $4,000. Unfortunately they are never as good as they look, especially coming from a dealer with a good detail shop. As prior posters stated: 4.2 is not so desirable and the wheels are cheap. How is the rust underneath? Has it been painted over? From what I can tell the springs look flat. Nag, nag, nag.
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Unread 10-30-2013, 07:17 AM   #5
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It is not the CARBURETED 4.2 that is so much the problem, it everything else that is bolted to it- the Carter carb and the emissions stuff and the POS stock Peugeot BA10/5 transmission that are the real problem.

At over 25 years old and nearly 100k miles, those springs are about flat. It will make for an interesting ride. My 88 YJ had springs that would easily go negative, as such that heap was a bouncy ride.
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Unread 10-30-2013, 07:38 AM   #6
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Looks really good!
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