Hi can i get some help.for how much is fair to sell my jeep it has 188k and runs good everything is fine.
My jeep YJ has:
new rebuild transmission and clutch
good 235 tires (still in really good shape)
new sony radio and polk speakers
new engine mounts
kc lights ( you need to install it i didnt have time)
new hoses everywhere
passed smog test in CA
the body is in good shape no rust!
no salvage title
4x4 works great!
HOW MUCH CAN I GET FOR MY JEEP! IS RUNNING GOOD!
if had both tops, hard and soft, everything worked, 2 sets of doors, fresh set of 31s, and a carbed 4.2 with a 5 gear
the biggest turn OFF for ppl is its is carbed.... not many younger folk even know what a carb IS... let alone wanna try and learn one... and you in CAli, so you have emissions.... that is worse, cnat even swap it for a easier weber or something...
anhow good luck
Started with some rust repairs ended in a SOA...
If the Jeep is in pretty good condition, you could start the asking price around $3200 or so. However that is a bit of a highball price, so don't expect to get that much for it unless it is REALLY clean, and the interested party really wants it, and/or they don't realize how much of a turd the Carter BBD is, and that it is the only street legal carb for the 1990 YJ. The high mileage and the carb are the two things that are going to affect the price, for a knowledgeable buyer.
If the market is thin for Wranglers in your area, people may be willing to pay more. The more flooded the market is, the more options they have, and the more likely they will try to get one for less. I paid $3500 for mine 2 years ago, with ~150k on it (supposed rebuild by PPO at ~100k), with the 4.2L/Carter BBD (didn't know the Carter was a turd, but it ran well and passed smog), small shackle lift, everything else pretty much stock. Jeeps were not aplenty at the time I was searching, I really liked the Jeep, it was the style I wanted, so I was willing to pay pretty close to the asking price in order to get it. I had been looking for months and had already missed out on a few opportunities.
Ultimately, it is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it. One person may not want to pay much at all, others may be willing to pay more. List the price high, but state that the price is negotiable, and expect some haggling it it being sold for less than the listed price. In the end, you have to set a low end price for yourself that you aren't willing to go below.
Purchased a 90 YJ last summer - $3000 (Colorado), 150,000 miles
4.2 with MPFI conversion
35" tires (like new - PO said sub 200 miles on them)
Suspension lift, body lift
Working ARB in the front (broken ARB in the rear)
D44 rear axle
Disc brake conversion for the rear
Manual lockout conversion to the front axle
Full / forward addition to the roll cage
Full interior bedliner
Seats in reasonable condition
Soft top in poor condition
Fluids changed throughout
Body in reasonable shape (at least for rust - just minor dings and paint issues w/ repaint)
Buyer started asking @ 4K
Edit: Also reinforces the issue that mod's don't necessarily increase the resale price.
I'd check Craig's list for comparisons. I looked around quite a bit this past Summer, before plopping down 4K for my 1990 YJ. When people really see a lot of those 22 year old $2K and $3K Jeeps in person, they might be willing to pay a little more for a well maintained and/or modified one...at least in the Midwest. Not sure about Cali.