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post #1 of 2 Old 05-13-2008, 10:15 AM Thread Starter
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What to do with $3500...

If I was going to get a $3500 Wrangler, what do you think is the "best" I can get?

With a $3500 budget should I get a Wrangler, or should I simply buy a cheaper car that's no fun and continue to save up to get a Wrangler that I want?

I need a 2nd vehicle and I want a Wrangler (who doesn't?). We are currently a single vehicle household, so this would be something to sit and wait for me to need/want to drive it (maybe 1 - 2 times per week). I will also tow this behind my motorhome and do some very light off-road goodness. I've got $3500 (ish) in my budget.

If I were not on a budget I'd go for a 97 - 98 with the 6-cyl, but I don't think I'm going to find one for that. I did find one for maybe $4500 with high miles and a 4-banger.

Thanks!


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post #2 of 2 Old 05-13-2008, 01:18 PM
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You get what you pay for. Stay away from the 4 bangers. My buddy bought a salvage title TJ last month for $3k and did a little body work on it to make it look great. Keep your eye out for the deals, and keep saving. I know you can get into a tj with a 4.0 for $5-6K. Good luck.
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