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Unread 12-26-2013, 05:07 PM   #16
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Well if the 99 is still available, think you should look at it. It has the transmission you want and should also have AC. Also should have a Dana 44 in the rear and that is a much better starting point depending on what you plan to do with it.

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Unread 12-27-2013, 05:16 PM   #17
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woohoo!! I ended up buying a 2003 Wrangler X with the 4.0L 6 cyl, Automatic (with OD), with AC and only 59K original miles in excellent condition for 11k from a small dealership...will pick it up next week!!!
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Unread 12-27-2013, 05:19 PM   #18
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Way to go. Any plans for it? Or staying stock?
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Unread 12-27-2013, 08:46 PM   #19
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plan on keeping it stock for now...but who knows what may lay in its future
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Unread 12-28-2013, 12:33 AM   #20
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plan on keeping it stock for now...but who knows what may lay in its future
After a while you will start to do little modifications its impossible not to.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 10:40 AM   #21
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I think that dealer was smoking some good stuff
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Unread 12-28-2013, 10:43 AM   #22
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I'm sorry meant the dealer with the 05 for 20k is smoking good stuff. As I read the thread further I see you have found your new baby at a different dealer, good luck with her and congrats.
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Unread 12-29-2013, 11:31 AM   #23
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thank you!! so excited!!!
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Unread 12-29-2013, 11:54 AM   #24
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You can buy my 99 wrangler with 114k manual 4.0 for 6k. Mild built.
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Unread 12-29-2013, 10:11 PM   #25
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I have owned about every kind of Jeep from the 41 Military to the new JK with everything from a 4cy to a V8.

What kind of Jeep you want depends entirely on how you (honestly) plan on using it.

I currently have a 2006 4cy with the manual and air and a cloth top and it is fine for running around on forest roads, some easy off road use and lite towing (1500lb).

I also flat tow it behind a motorhome to use in both urban (LA) and backcountry (Death Valley) use. I have driven it 75mph for hours and have had no trouble.

I have never owned one with a automatic but I think that would be a plus if most of your driving was stop and go city use.

I will add that I have seen Jeeps do some pretty serious off roading with a automatic and was very impressed with how they would handle very slow speeds on very rocking ground.


Whoops...my typical ready, fire, aim.... didn't realize you had bought one ...sorry about that...bart
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