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ZONE 4.25" combo lift for TJ available at Rockridge4wNEW!! HMF 50"-52" light bar mounting brackets!! SPARTAN LOCKERS are on sale BIG TIME at ROCKRIDGE 4WD!

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Unread 06-28-2013, 05:03 PM   #1
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New to Patriot

Just bought a 08 Patriot 81K miles 4 banger 2WD 5peed stick. $6000 cash. Seems to run real good. Front wheel drive. anything I need to check out? to keep it running good?

P.S. If you loose your extra chip or fob key no need to go to dealer. Ace Hardware is now making those type of keys! I just paid for another Chip Key just cost me $69 bux + Tax!

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Unread 06-28-2013, 09:02 PM   #2
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Front end ball joints, common fail point.
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Unread 06-28-2013, 09:05 PM   #3
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Front end ball joints, common fail point.
how much does it cost to replace them?
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Unread 06-28-2013, 09:46 PM   #4
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With 81k surely they've been replaced already
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Unread 06-28-2013, 11:51 PM   #5
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how much does it cost to replace them?
look up moog ball joints for the patriot. it depends on what parts you want to replace, just the ball joint, or the whole control arm.
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