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post #1 of 3 Old 06-24-2009, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
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Looking at a 2-door cherokee

There is a Cherokee a couple towns over I'm going to take a look at. It's a 1996 2-door, black, standard, 101K on the I6, 5 speed.

Overall, it looks very clean with no visible body rot. The clear coat is faded in some spots, but is OK. The only rust visible was on the trailer hitch, but it's one of the U-haul jobs that are always rusty. There aren't any pics of the undercarriage, but it looks promising.

They are asking $3000, does that sound like a good deal? It fits my budget of about $3500, and it seems worth it to me. When I go to look at it, is there anything I should look out for that's Cherokee specific?

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post #2 of 3 Old 06-28-2009, 05:25 AM
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I have a 95 two door with the 5 speed. First thing I looked for was the AX15 tranny. Things I had to do after I bought it. clutch, valve cover gasket, cps, water pump, thermostat, serpentine belt, battery, vacuum lines, headlights. I paid 1,300 mine had 175,000 on it. hope this helps

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I think is is too much. I just bought a 1996 SE from private person. It is 2 door, 4wd auto 4.0. AC Need headliner, tune up an fluids. I had steering dampner and alignment done. You will have work to do on older Jeep. This is worth maybe $1500-1800. Good luck
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