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post #1 of 3 Old 02-23-2014, 03:45 PM Thread Starter
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Needing to know what a 97 wrangler 4cyl that needs a motor would be worth.

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-23-2014, 03:58 PM
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Needing to know a bunch more information to give you an accurate price.

My buddy bought a beautiful '97, clean, low miles, lifted, tires, wheels, HT/full doors, AC, etc, and he paid 4500 for it because it needed a motor. He's a mechanic, and found/installed a motor for under $500. It took him 6+ months to find a good/ cheap motor.

On the flip side, a high mileage, low optioned rust bucket, with unknown additional DT issues, that you would have to pay a shop to R&R a motor in wouln't be worth 1/4 that (if anything) in my opinion.


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post #3 of 3 Old 02-24-2014, 06:04 AM
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Not much. It needs a motor...

I don't even own a jeep anymore
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