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post #16 of 25 Old 12-26-2013, 04:07 PM
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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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post #17 of 25 Old 12-27-2013, 04:16 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #18 of 25 Old 12-27-2013, 04:19 PM
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Way to go. Any plans for it? Or staying stock?

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post #19 of 25 Old 12-27-2013, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
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plan on keeping it stock for now...but who knows what may lay in its future
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post #20 of 25 Old 12-27-2013, 11:33 PM
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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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post #21 of 25 Old 12-28-2013, 09:40 AM
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I think that dealer was smoking some good stuff
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post #22 of 25 Old 12-28-2013, 09:43 AM
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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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post #23 of 25 Old 12-29-2013, 10:31 AM Thread Starter
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thank you!! so excited!!!
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post #24 of 25 Old 12-29-2013, 10:54 AM
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You can buy my 99 wrangler with 114k manual 4.0 for 6k. Mild built.
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post #25 of 25 Old 12-29-2013, 09:11 PM
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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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