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post #1 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
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PRICE CHECK!97 wrangler PRICE CHECK!

So i went and looked at a 97 wrangler today. Its black with tan softtop, tan cloth interior, 5-speed,69,000 miles, Air conditioning,31 inch BF GOODRICH a/ts with matching spare, pioneer cd player, new speakers,custom bumpers and he wants $8,500. Figured ide ask the pros if or what its worth. Some rust on the undercarage...nothing major.

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post #2 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 02:01 PM
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seeing as i got my 97 1 year ago with 87k miles pioneer head unit black top everything fixed and in perfect condition i payed 5,000

now look at all if done

o yeah i replaced the top due to a small whole and scratched up windows only 500 there so i would say its far over priced i mean im selling mine as it is now for 7000 look at the pictures in my signature if interested

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post #3 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 03:27 PM
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I bought my '97 in October of '04, 87K, 5-sp, 31" BFG ATs - seller was asking $8500, offered $7,700 and he took it.

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Oh...you never said 4 or 6 cylinder?

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post #5 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 03:32 PM
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God i feel like i just got raped. I just bought my 98 from a car dealer. I wont dare mention the price...But the nada book was 11,000

98 SOLD. :(
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1998 SE here, paid $9500 plus tax (really $10300) for this with 87K miles:


at the time it was really clean, but after about $2500 in mods for offroading, its pretty dirty now. i still love it like the day i bought it.

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post #7 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 06:13 PM
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I think it all depends on where you are located. I bought my 97 a couple of weeks ago and paid $6,500. It has 85,000 miles, 2.5, 5spd, decent top and tires.
I wish I could find some in the $5,000 range so I could sell them around here for at least $7,000. If one goes up for sale, they go fast. I was lucky and was the first person to respond to the guys ad. He said the phone never stopped ringing, and it was advertised for $6995!
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umm is it a 4cyl or 6cyl ,,, if its a 4 ithink thats too much if its a 6 then thats fine,, are the custon bumpers tube bumpers?
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its a 4...and the bumpers are tube bumers HAH they woud be the first thing i take off
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post #10 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 06:53 PM
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I bought my 98 Sahara Black/Tan with 80k miles, 31s, mint condition, Aftermarket stereo/speakers, alarm system, custom bumpers, fogs in January of '04 for $9k even. Figure a year and a half of depreciation on top of that to bring the price down to today's figures- I'd say don't pay more than $7500.

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post #11 of 16 Old 05-30-2005, 07:15 PM
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like i sed take a look at mine i will give u the specs i sell to u for 7k and its got alot done to it alrdy only reason im getting rida it is because i need a work truck

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wel im in NJ...if you were closer ide take a look at it.

Back to my origanal topic... Should i just offer the guy 7000 and work my way up if he says no? Or go lower than 7000? Im going to test drive it tomorrow. Thx for the help guys!

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ive had my jeep for about 3 weeks, its a 97 with 80,000 miles, 4 cyl, with 32 inchers, and trailmaster suspension, got that for $6000
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that's OK jmaldo, I got raped too. $8500 for a 97 SE and more bone than stock. It depends on where you are from. THis was a decent price for NJ and I think your price is also decent.

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post #15 of 16 Old 05-31-2005, 08:02 PM
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Yea in the end im happy with what i got. v6. 30s for now...Rides really good.

98 SOLD. :(
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