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Unread 08-07-2007, 11:04 AM   #1
Guitarhead09
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limited v8's

is it safe to buy a WJ with the v8 and 100,000 miles and still be reliable, ? and last long? and what is the mpg you guys get with them

thanks

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Unread 08-07-2007, 11:08 AM   #2
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Depends on how it was maintained like anything else...

The 4.7 is reliable, agitatedpancake has over 200k on his and still going strong.

Stock I got around 17-18mpg mixed city/highway, mostly highway. (***** footing around though)

If its a limited then you should check to see if it has faulty blend door...

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Unread 08-07-2007, 01:46 PM   #3
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If your looking to buy a Jeep, then you have already made a consious (sp) decesion to throw fuel economy out the window. Aerodynamics are overrated.
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