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post #1 of 4 Old 07-06-2013, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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Rust free XJ impossible in Michigan ?

Hey guy just wondering if any XJ owners in MI have one or have been able to find a rust free or at least lightly (no rot at all!!!) rusted Cherokee, I'm looking to buy a new Jeep and the ones I've seen so far all have one thing in common, the salt up here eats them up. I have my heart set on getting an XJ soon, I want to find a nice one and keep it for my DD and weekend warrior for years to come, I have had two so far and they were older (92) and (89), now I want a newer 97+ but it seems harder to find a good one these days. Just wondering if there is any hope or am I goning to have to buy a welder along with my Jeep lol Thanks!!! PS Pics are good!!!


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post #2 of 4 Old 07-07-2013, 08:10 AM
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I got mine from Texas. Iowa is as bad.

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post #3 of 4 Old 07-07-2013, 08:36 AM
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It's like finding a needle in a haystack man. If you do find one you'll pay 5-6 grand for it with 150ishin state. Found a few good ones round Grand Rapids when I was living there tho, your best bet would be to take a buss or fly to a southern state if your lookin totally rust free.

They have 4wd and for the winters round here a lot of people think you need the lever shifted back to drive in snow. Just do your self a favor and put on some mud flaps once you get one. The front tires kicking up all the salt from the roads is what does it.

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post #4 of 4 Old 07-07-2013, 09:20 AM Thread Starter
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Sorry for posting in the wrong area!!

Good idea on the mud flaps!!

I was looking to only spend around 3k so I guess I'll have to save a bit more or go on a road trip lol I have seen some good ones in places like Texas and Arizona but it's soooo far away, I guess I'll just keep saving and looking around

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