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post #1 of 8 Old 09-29-2013, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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Is this too risky of a buy? I'm a noob.

Hey guys,
I know absolutely nothing about Jeeps. I love the way they look and I want something that I can take off road if I need to. Here is a link to the car... let me know what you think.. how long do jeeps hold up? I don't know.. prob a stupid question... ya'll let me know!

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/4072530044.html

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post #2 of 8 Old 09-29-2013, 10:54 PM
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Hey guys, I know absolutely nothing about Jeeps. I love the way they look and I want something that I can take off road if I need to. Here is a link to the car... let me know what you think.. how long do jeeps hold up? I don't know.. prob a stupid question... ya'll let me know! http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/4072530044.html
It's nice. I personally don't like the AC vents where they are, I feel like it would only hit my knees, so I tried avoiding those when I bought mine. I have a 97 TJ, I bought it in June, so not that long ago. As to if they "hold up" I mean, jeeps keep their value. I don't think you can buy any other make out there as old as a 97 for 6300 (that's how much I got mine for). Just make sure it has no off-road damage, it has some tires on it, and has the tanks back there so I can assume it was used for that, looks pretty clean though. I say go for it!
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post #3 of 8 Old 09-30-2013, 06:36 AM
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Weber carb on a '90 model is not exactly sought after. Price is high. Other than that, you need to do some reading here on this forum before you do some buying. Go to:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f165/...t-here-523324/

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post #4 of 8 Old 09-30-2013, 06:52 AM
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That's a clean YJ but I think the price is pretty high. If you're looking for a YJ you can find one way cheaper than that.

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post #5 of 8 Old 10-01-2013, 04:40 AM
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on 03 Wrangler Sport 73k miles with rubicon 4.5 lift, Kevlar tires (33/12.50s) Warn winch. Slip yoke and CV shaft. Flat steel fenders rockers and back panels. steel bumpers and lots of other mods.
Asking 15,1/2k.. Is that reasonable?
craigslist add is here. has lots of stuff on it already... keep me from having to buy it and put it on!
http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/4045240878.html
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post #6 of 8 Old 10-01-2013, 05:40 AM
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Its just personal, but I wouldn't like to buy some other guys modifications, no matter how well done. Too many questions unanswered.
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post #7 of 8 Old 10-06-2013, 09:21 AM
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Here is a link to the car... let me know what you think..http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/4072530044.html
Just FYI...Please don't call a Jeep a "car"...have some respect! LoL

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post #8 of 8 Old 10-09-2013, 10:21 AM Thread Starter
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Haha my bad... learnin' man.. learnin'.
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