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Unread 05-31-2012, 08:27 AM   #1
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looking at a cj5 and need help

Okay so i am completely new to the jeep world but have loved the cj ever since i drove my buddies. I love the roughness and durability to them with their go anywhere attitude so i have decided to sell my pickup and a guy want to trade me his cj5. I was looking for some advice on what to look for, problem areas to be aware of and general knowledge on buying a jeep. The one im lookong at is a 1979 cj5 with the 3 speed i6. It has a little bit of lift with new 35 in tires and new rims, a fairly new paint job and top but not sure of mileage. He said it does have some rust but i expected that. I am a mechanic so not oblivious but just looking for some experienced jeepers help.
thanks for any help

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Unread 05-31-2012, 08:28 AM   #2
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And whats the possible worth in average shape?
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Unread 05-31-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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if the frame is good,
if here metal under the roll bar
if there are floor boards
if the side by the seatbelt is still there (rockers)
if the pvc blowing oil into air filter
windshield frame
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