Dang that's crazy! I'd be real upset about problems like that. Makes me a little nervous about my recently purchased Jeep that had some pretty old nasty oil in it. I have to wonder how the rest of the Jeep was maintained. Is yours all fixed now?
Honestly man, I don't think my Jeep will ever be ALL
But, she is drive-able. I stopped at the hardware store and got a nut for the sway bar end link already. The exhaust was a 4 dollar fix. Bought some tape from the Zone and my buddy had a 2 1/4" clamp laying in his garage brand new. Performance part too
not that it matters. The big
oil leak and tranny leak as well as the CTS were all fixed Florida. She's still a leaky ol' 4.0 though. I'm waiting until I have the cash for new springs before I do the rear shocks. And before that I should probably address the MAP sensor that keeps shorting out. I've been taking it easy on her and getting rides to work with the g/f (work at the same place, with similar shifts).
Here is a list of what I still need for this old lady;
I haven't updated it in forever, lack of pictures is the big reason. But I may do that in a hour or two. My buddy STILL hasn't emailed me my pictures! GRRR
Two people now have have stated their apprehensions about buying an XJ, or a recently purchased XJ. All I can say is, do your research on the specific vehicle. I know one thing, I won't buy another car from a lot without a Carfax. Ever. Jeeps are LEGENDARY
vehicles but even Nimitz class carriers rust out and will eventually need no-so-routine
maintenance. Good luck and happy huntin'!