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post #31 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 12:24 PM
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I bought my old 2000 2wd WJ for 4500 about 4 years ago so I guess you're about where I was.....Just the time and energy you've put into it. Although I can tell you that having my newer '04 WJ 4wd I feel more assured that I can do more with it....Of course I live out in the country and occasionally have to drive down a really nasty driveway that I've actually had to miss work because of in my old 2wd WJ.

With the new '04, I've taken it down the same driveway without having to mess with anything thanks to the QuadraDrive and it went through it pretty easily. (I've got a creek crossing near the entrance of my property that washes the driveway out when it floods and it flooded a few days ago).

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post #32 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 12:25 PM
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$5000 for a 2004 Laredo.. about 120k on the clock, and a few relatively insignificant cosmetic flaws. Not an unbelievable deal, but I think we could still sell it for a profit.

'99 TJ Sport | Rampage Frameless | 33x12.50x15 Goodyear MTR/K's | Poweraid TBS | Flowmaster 40 series | Herculined | 15% tint | LED interior lighting | AtoZ front/rear bumper | AtoZ tube rocker guards | Kenwood Excelon KDC-X993BT | Kicker 6.5's in soundbar | Alpine Type-R 4x6's in dash.
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post #33 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 12:41 PM
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$3,700 two months ago for a very clean 2002 GC Limited. 180k miles

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post #34 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 12:44 PM
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Just got our 02 with 133K on the odo for 1900. It needs a new emergency brake and tires. Other than that, it will be a great work car.
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post #35 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 12:55 PM
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Kind of weird. Around my neck of the woods WJ 4.0s go from 1700-2500 and 4.7 go from 3000-5500..

Got mine for 3500 (4.7) and had 1100 bucks worth of work done to it.

2002 Jeep WJ, 4.7, EBC Stage 4 brakes, Bilstein shocks (Still In progress)

1989 Wrangler YJ 2.5, 2 inch body lift, 33 inch tires
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post #36 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 04:44 PM
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$39,850. Loaded in 1999. Every option they had. Still going strong 220000 mi. later. Need to do bearings in rear. Bought from Jasper Jeep. Only champagne v8/ quadra-drive/upcountry in Atlanta back then.

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post #37 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 06:49 PM
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I paid $27k brand new with 2 miles on it and had the 1st bright silver one in Brooklyn back in 2002!

Damn thing won't die!
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post #38 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 07:14 PM
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2001 4.7 limited special edition.... Paid 2000 not running.. Needed a fuel filter... Had 89k on it.. This was 6 months ago.
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post #39 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 07:36 PM
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Paid $10K for a 2004 4.7 Quadra-drive II Limited w/74K miles and every option you'd ever want a couple months ago. Bought it from a dealer as a dd for my wife and it came with a 100K mile power-train warranty so still have 25K miles left.

This may seem like an awful lot of money but to tell you the truth I had to search for a couple months to even find a late model WJ 4.7 limited w/o lots of miles. And the few I did find were selling for about $12K. Was also looking at WK's and sure am glad I went with the WJ body style which looks a whole lot better!

Actually my 93 year-old Jeep-lovin' mommy paid for most of the cost!

Still not sure I'm into the "pimped out" look with the full running boards and plastic rain shields over each door window. But what the heck since it helps my small wife get in/out of it while the rain doesn't come in the windows when cracked.
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post #40 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 08:26 PM
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I payed $2000 for my Jeep grand cherokee 1999.
Planning to lift it and add some off road tires.
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post #41 of 366 Old 10-19-2013, 09:31 PM
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Paid sticker price in 2002 for my 4.0 Dub. Paid $6000 about two years ago for a 4.7 H.O. with less that around 95k miles on it.
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post #42 of 366 Old 10-20-2013, 09:20 AM
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I just picked up a '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee w/ a blown 4.0 for $400. Body and interior are really nice and everything seems to work, it even still ran when I bought it. Motor is currently out of it and the "rebuild vs. buy used" engine debate begun...

1986 Jeep Cherokee-Sold 1994 Jeep Wrangler-Sold 1994 Jeep Cherokee-Sold 1997 Jeep Cheerokee-Sold 1997 Jeep Wrangler-currently under the knife 1985 Jeep CJ7-Sold 2001 Jeep Cherokee-Sold 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee-Working on it
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post #43 of 366 Old 10-20-2013, 09:37 AM
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Paid 3000 for my 99 laredo with 130k on the I6
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post #44 of 366 Old 10-20-2013, 01:41 PM
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$750 in 2010 because it had a spun bearing.

Then let the shop take care of it for $3000. Then that motor went and I got another for $1200. Then that motor went and rebuilt it last month for about $3000 (including things like motor mounts, fluids, seals, etc.) just to do everything right. Then include the $1000 in a used lift kit, $550 on light bar/roof rack, and somewhere around $700 for other little things

All in all, anywhere between $10,000 - $11,000 into the jeep. Never done the math until now. And I thought I was getting a great deal at $750... Damn
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post #45 of 366 Old 10-20-2013, 02:40 PM
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still paying for mine actually (technically the credit union still owns it) but a little over two years ago I picked it up for 8200, AZ vehichle rust free and had just under 98,000. Purchased from a used car dealer.
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