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post #226 of 234 Old 07-26-2016, 09:56 AM
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I think this looks like a pretty good deal. Dealer seems reputable from the brief search I did. MI doesn't have any more salt than any other northern state, and probably even less than you have there in NC since you're coastal.


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post #227 of 234 Old 10-05-2016, 07:51 PM
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Another to buy or not to buy...

OK Gang, I've read this whole thread and I'm considering an 05 WK.

It's a Limited with the 4.7 V8. Moonroof, heated leather seats, TV for the kids, 80k miles. $9k.

Clean carfax, no accidents, 2 owners. Looks clean as a whistle. However:
Aftermarket stereo was added & has an open N23 recall.

https://www.carfax.com/vehicles/1J8H...dition--ramsey
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post #228 of 234 Old 10-06-2016, 01:30 PM
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OK Gang, I've read this whole thread and I'm considering an 05 WK.

It's a Limited with the 4.7 V8. Moonroof, heated leather seats, TV for the kids, 80k miles. $9k.

Clean carfax, no accidents, 2 owners. Looks clean as a whistle. However:
Aftermarket stereo was added & has an open N23 recall.

https://www.carfax.com/vehicles/1J8H...dition--ramsey
I went back today and bought it.

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post #229 of 234 Old 11-06-2016, 01:40 PM
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Hi guys...I am trying to see what are your thoughts on a 2010 Commander with 3.7L engine with 89k miles. They have it listed for $13k. Is that a good deal? I was also looking at a 2006 with 119k miles. Its the Limited with 4.7L for $8650. I am leaning toward the limited because it looks to be loaded and it also has the v8. What are your thoughts? I like the fact that the 2010 is newer and has less miles...and the dealer offers a lifetime engine warranty... Any info would be great! I plan on lifting it and making it my own lol!
Which did you go with?

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post #230 of 234 Old 12-18-2016, 07:21 PM
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Hey guys I recently wrecked my BMW and have been researching a 2010 5.7 to buy.

I found one at a dealership and but it had an issue where it said the hard drive had 0 gigs free and 0 gigs total, it also said navigation database was not detected and needed to be installed. Would that also make the bluetooth non-functional? I informed them of the issue after the test drive and they later told me that the drive had crashed and they were looking to get it fixed.

Its been removed from their site in the meantime. I called today to ask if it had been sold and the woman said she didn't believe so because it has been gone since Thursday when I told them about the issue.

My question is how much do you think it would cost to fix that issue? Also do you think this is a good report?
carfax.com/VehicleHistory/p/Report.cfx?vin=1J4RS5GT2AC112694

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post #231 of 234 Old 03-05-2017, 05:34 PM
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I'm going to look at a 2008 xk Sport with 4.7, rough country spacer leveling lift, billsteins, after market wheels 265/70/17 178,000 miles.
How do I tell if it has QD2?
I want the limited slip differential. I will be off reading some and like the added traction.
They are asking $6900 or best offer. Seems like a good price.

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post #232 of 234 Old 03-05-2017, 07:46 PM
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Rear diff cover should have 12 bolts vs. 10 for the non-ELSD if I remember correctly. Also the 4wd shift lever might also be marked as QuadraDrive2 on the bezel.

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post #233 of 234 Old 03-09-2017, 06:23 AM
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I'm going to look at a 2008 xk Sport with 4.7, rough country spacer leveling lift, billsteins, after market wheels 265/70/17 178,000 miles. How do I tell if it has QD2? I want the limited slip differential. I will be off reading some and like the added traction. They are asking $6900 or best offer. Seems like a good price.
Picked it up yesterday. He knocked it Dow to $6000.00 because it wouldn't go into 4lo. I hope it's and easy fix.
It 3" exhaust and really nice wheels. Now to read up on a couple of little issues it has.

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post #234 of 234 Old 03-09-2017, 11:45 AM
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Picked it up yesterday. He knocked it Dow to $6000.00 because it wouldn't go into 4lo. I hope it's and easy fix.
It 3" exhaust and really nice wheels. Now to read up on a couple of little issues it has.
Check the recall history to see if the N23 recall has been done but the P73 notice has not.

N23 caused untold numbers of owners to loose 4low function and P73 was a notice to have it re-flashed using a corrected procedure.

If you search N23 here you'll find more info that you ever wanted but warning that if the P73 has been done or didn't work next step is replacing the transfer case actuator. Should be covered under the N23 recall but they have made owners jump through so many hoops rarely is. You can get an aftermarket unit for about $250 and is a 4 bolt and a plug kind of install. If you have skid plates do need to remove one to get to it however. Or you can find a pre-N23 Final Drive Control Module from a salvage vehicle that has not has the recall done. Those might be hard to find.

In the meantime try the "Fuse Pull Trick" But this is also a temporary fix and must be repeated when the error returns weeks or months later. Good write up on the “Fuse Pull Trick” by Troy123 here http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/n...l#post20486321 If that works you've got the N23 bug.
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