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Unread 10-18-2013, 07:14 PM   #16
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$6500 29 months ago for my 2002 overland with with 136k at the time. Had been serviced by the same Jeep dealership since it had 3 miles on the odo. Executive owned. Not a drop of anything on the undercarriage. Zero rust. Damn near mint. Only major issue was blend doors.

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Unread 10-18-2013, 07:31 PM   #17
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'04 Limited QuadraDrive w/ pretty much all options and sun roof.....dealer was asking almost 6k for it. After the test drive I offered $4500 for it (as long as they fixed the P0700 code) because it needed tires and had a transmission code.

The tranny code ended up being a torque converter which I estimated would have cost me $600 to get replaced minimum and they replaced that for nothing and it needs new tires. (The existing tires are street tires and the fronts are fairly well worn). So they knocked off some for the tires and some for the tranny work and I ended up paying a grand total of $4500 after TTL.

Since the tranny fix, I still haven't gotten my new tires because I can't find what I want for the price I'm willing to pay so that $$$ has been put in an envelope for when prices are where I think they ought to be.

Everything else on my WJ works like a champ thankfully, at least so far....No blend door issues, no Transfer case issues, nothing out of the ordinary. HOnestly, I freaking love my WJ. I just wish tires would come down to where I could afford to put what I want to put on her.

(BTW, after they replaced the torque converter the transmission has worked perfectly. No issues at all.)
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Unread 10-18-2013, 08:06 PM   #18
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02 - 4.7 with hole on the block $1000 - Installed used 4.7 motor and sold to my sister for $2000

02 - 4.0 I6 tranny slipping $4000 - Rebuilt transmission, installed 4" lift, added adjustable control arms all around, new tries.
About 30k miles later still going strong. This is my DD and have about $7200 total spent on it now including maintenance items since I bought it last year.
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Unread 10-18-2013, 08:57 PM   #19
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Bought it from my Dad about three years ago for my youngest son to drive while in high school. My Dad bought it new in 2000. After my son graduated from high school, he realized he wouldn't be able to afford gas for it in college, so we got him a car and I kept the WJ. Oh, paid my Dad $4500 3 years ago with 80K then, has about 135k now. Gonna be my toy as soon as we get that boy off the payroll!
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Unread 10-18-2013, 09:56 PM   #20
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$4350 in 2009. 2000 limited v8 with 153k
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Unread 10-18-2013, 10:12 PM   #21
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$1000 for 99 laredo I6 with 82K on it. Catch was its from Canada and well, the entire underneath is rusted. started all of my fluid changes and maintenance. Not much wrong with it besides the rust, a few small paint and body issues, and what i believe is the water pump pulley making this god-awful noise. going to fix the rusted parts underneath by completely replacing everything with a 4in lift and all the goods to go with it, new custom drive shafts and upgraded axles to the varilocks off a v8 with 3.73 gears.
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Unread 10-18-2013, 11:09 PM   #22
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Last month I paid $6200 for an stock '04 limited with 65k on clock. Silver over black. Nothing wrong with it except for missing the cargo cover. I purchased one from craigslist for $40. Very happy so far with it.
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Unread 10-18-2013, 11:27 PM   #23
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Somewhere around 24k with 16 miles on it off the dealers lot in 2000. 112k on it now.



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Unread 10-18-2013, 11:36 PM   #24
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I traded my POS 01 Mazda protege with some body damage for a decent 99 v8 limited with 180,000 on the clock
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Unread 10-19-2013, 01:13 AM   #25
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$1280 for my '00 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited w/ 152,000 miles almost a month ago. Granted, if was an auction vehicle and I've put in about $350 in parts.
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Unread 10-19-2013, 01:34 AM   #26
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3500....that's about $5600 for an 80,000 mile 04 CRD two and a half years ago from a desperate seller. Even with 109,000 miles on it now it would sell for rather more than that today. I could have had a gas model for quite a bit less......but I could not have afforded to run it at UK fuel prices. Overall, good value.

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Unread 10-19-2013, 02:33 AM   #27
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paid $9,300 3 years ago with 135k. had a cold air intake and a JL W7 10" with a memphis 500 i believe and a jvc head unit. Bought it from a friend of mine and the jeep was in near perfect shape. He said he had nearly $2k in the system
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Unread 10-19-2013, 03:08 AM   #28
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$33,000 for a loaded 02 limited. Still own it at 160k...... Best vehicle I have ever owned . Still looks / drives like the day it rolled off the dealers lot. And the 4.7 seems to run better with age!
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Unread 10-19-2013, 11:52 AM   #29
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$33,000 for a loaded 02 limited. Still own it at 160k...... Best vehicle I have ever owned . Still looks / drives like the day it rolled off the dealers lot. And the 4.7 seems to run better with age!
Well the engineers that build the 4.7 said that it doesn't get really broken in until the 100k point... So I can see some truth to that if you can avoid the typical 4.7 problems!!
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Unread 10-19-2013, 01:05 PM   #30
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Glad this came up.....you guys can tell me how bad off I am, IF I am, LOL....

2000 Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L 2wd - $2200
A/C Hose - $34
Tires - $538
Crank Sensor - $54
PCM - $170
Oil Sending Unit - $30
Spark Plugs - $12
Door Panel Clip replacement - $5.00
Rear Brake pads - $35
Wiper blades - $9

Traded out with a friend who owns a shop for:
Oil & Filter
Freon
Trans Fluid Change

Stuff I did free:
Get the power seat into a better spot (removed rear jammed motor)
Repair wiring in door conduit
Fixed dent in hatch
Fixed loose shock absorber

Stuff I still need to fix:
Hung brake caliper
Brake Pads - Front
Clunking noise on left front suspension
Rear Lift cylinders for hatch and glass

Total spent so far, $3087, not including any labor by myself or my friend who owns the shop.

That's not inclusive of what I will spend on it today fixing the brake, and the noise in the suspension. Am I screwed?

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