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Unread 08-07-2007, 10:04 AM   #1
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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


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Unread 08-07-2007, 10:08 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, 12:46 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.
1991 Comanche HO (Parents sold while Deployed)
2000 Grand Cherokee Stock- Rest In Pieces (Swallowed by Montana pothole)
2004 Grand Cherokee Laredo

You always miss those NorEasters, especially when you haven't had snow in years.
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