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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:46 PM   #1
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Should I buy this TJ sport with this much rust.

Friend owned,
127k mi
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6cyl
frame is rotted in rear and body mounts are junk on tub
she only wants 400 bucks for it.
runs and drives good
has working soft top
and full doors
Opinions?

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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:48 PM   #2
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no, run from it, rust sucks



but for 400 bucks you could afford to replace the frame

or part it out
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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:48 PM   #3
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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:49 PM   #4
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Unless you're gonna strip it for parts, run like hell.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:53 PM   #5
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Buy it. If your interested in a project swap in a new frame.

Other wise part it out.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:53 PM   #6
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i dont have any pictures of it right now.
I really dont need parts, because I drive an XJ.
I was thinking of finding another frame for it... long project
or could part
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Unread 08-03-2010, 03:55 PM   #7
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Yeah man, only 400 bucks!? you could part that baby out for lots more than that.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 04:00 PM   #8
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I'd Vote new frame. Every jeep deserves a second chance.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 04:14 PM   #9
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can u rebuild the body mounts on the tub though?
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Unread 08-03-2010, 04:18 PM   #10
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Might want to look at this thread:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/fr...tions-1080110/
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Unread 08-03-2010, 04:31 PM   #11
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part it out.. full doors are expensive.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 05:57 PM   #12
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part it out.. full doors are expensive.
x2 I was going to say the doors would make up the cash you paid for the whole thing.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 06:22 PM   #13
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BUY IT!!!!! AND THEN BUY ANOTHER ONE IN BETTER SHAPE. I wish I could find a deal like that around here. Parts jeep would be sweet. I would pull the motor and rebuild it to replace my 1999 2.5 and the transmission as well. along with all the other do dads that I always break.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 06:27 PM   #14
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I'd buy it for sure pics please.
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Unread 08-03-2010, 06:37 PM   #15
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$400 buy it man. Like everyone is saying you could sell the doors alone and make well more then you paid for it. look online at junk yards or craigslist you could probably find a frame for around $100
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