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Unread 12-11-2013, 11:46 AM   #1
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1996 Cherokee 4.0 4x4 PRICE CHECK PLEASE!

looking at buying this cherokee on craigslist:

http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/4232072711.html

I know it's listed high but what do you think I should offer? In correspondence with the seller he said everything works. What are one or two things I should look out for based on the model and year? Might go see it today so I need help ASAP please. Thanks!

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Unread 12-11-2013, 12:29 PM   #2
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i think that's a little high. i would start at 2500 and not go higher then 3
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Unread 12-11-2013, 01:46 PM   #3
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Tell them more if they scrape off that half arsed window tint.

I would have a look under to see if there is actually no rust, and see if the suspension was done right, or if there are wear marks all over the body from those tires. I would have trouble paying more than 2K for a 96 or older.
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Unread 12-11-2013, 04:57 PM   #4
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Texas 96 XJs are worth more than Indiana ones because it'd be a fluke to find one around here that doesn't have serious rust issues.
That pretty much goes for any model of 96 vintage still on the road here.
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Unread 12-11-2013, 05:48 PM   #5
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If you test drive it, slam some railroad crossings to make sure it doesn't have death wobble. If not, check the ball joints for play. Check to make sure it properly switches back an forth from 4 wheel drive. Make sure the gears aren't grinding when switching to 4 lo. Most older jeeps have really bad valve cover gasket leaks, but thats an easy repair. Look for cracks on the exhaust manifold and crawl underneath and do a visual inspection of the undercarriage look for any major leaks in the differentials, and transmission
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