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Unread 01-02-2010, 12:28 PM   #1
rconner
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price is right?

Dana300 with twin stick, t18 with granny and stock 360 for $1k

or frame, AL radiator and elctric fans, full roll cage and rear dana 60 for $1500

what you think??

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Unread 01-02-2010, 01:08 PM   #2
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Depends on condition???
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Unread 01-02-2010, 01:26 PM   #3
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haven't seen it yet. most likely in fair shape - not expecting it to be rebuilt and cleaned up.
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Unread 01-03-2010, 05:59 PM   #4
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Remember that a Jeep is more than just the sum of the parts. In this case - you'll want to check the whole pretty carefully: If the PO's have created barbed-ZipTie minefields out of the wiring harness' or totally cluster :ed the body, frame or otherwise - you'll want to just walk away.

Are you wanting to purchase a good "Core" around which to build a project, or do you want to just hop in and drive?

Depending on which of those two core goals you have, you'll want to make choices in very different ways.
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Unread 01-03-2010, 06:22 PM   #5
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i recently purchased a nice cj7 with a 304, T176 (i think) and dana 20 that's in great shape except for a few leaks. I bought this one because there are 3 little kids running around and time is limited to spend on daddy toys. my goal is to find a drivetrain and rebuild it to my likings while at the same time having one to drive around.
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Unread 01-03-2010, 06:27 PM   #6
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I've seen that movie a time or two I'd strongly recommend sticking with the combo that is more "Stock" in nature. Having the Dana 60 out back may seem like a good thing, but that depends on the rest. I like the 300/T18 Granny combo myself
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Unread 01-03-2010, 06:52 PM   #7
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over all its $ 2500. I guess you can get it for $ 2000.
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