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post #1 of 13 Old 07-24-2021, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
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Looking to Buy a 98 5.9L - Anybody Got one For Sale?

I'm in Tennessee. Willing to travel if necessary for the right one. I looked in the classified section, but none exists at the moment. Trying to get the word out here in the hopes that someone know where one might be..

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post #2 of 13 Old 07-25-2021, 07:48 AM
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You will just have to keep looking, Seems 90% of the ZJ's i see for sale are 6 bangers. The other 10 are 5.2's rarely ever see a niner. Where are you looking?
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You will just have to keep looking, Seems 90% of the ZJ's i see for sale are 6 bangers. The other 10 are 5.2's rarely ever see a niner. Where are you looking?
Kinda looking all over. Very hard to find them in decent shape these days....
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post #4 of 13 Old 07-25-2021, 11:53 AM
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Kinda looking all over. Very hard to find them in decent shape these days....
There are some out there. Try Ebay motors and do a nationwide search.

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post #5 of 13 Old 07-25-2021, 01:02 PM
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Currently two for sale here in Finland One has 178k miles (285 000km) and the other ~113k miles (180 000km). First one is kinda crappy, the second one seems to be in pretty good shape, but missing the niner wheels.

https://www.nettiauto.com/jeep/grand...998&id_country[]=73

Not sure why, but in relation to number of ZJs here in Finland, 5.9 are surprisingly common. I guess people have imported them from Germany and Switzerland, where CO2- based emissions taxes are even higher than what we have.
That being said, 5.9 ZJ prices in Germany have gone WAY up during the past few years..

https://suchen.mobile.de/fahrzeuge/s...r=false&vc=Car

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Thanks Timo. Yeah, Finland is a little out of my way since I'm in Tennessee USA. Thanks anyway!
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post #7 of 13 Old 07-25-2021, 03:30 PM
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Well that was more like a half joke/ half serious sort of a thing. What I'm really wondering is if that 24k, 34 000 km 5.9 will sell at asking price in mobile.de
I know people pay crazy money for semi- vintage, semi- rare vehicles in Germany, but 24k for a niner is expensive..

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1990 XJ Limited (4-door), 4.0 I6, AW4, NP242, ***rolled and totalled @ 165k miles***

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post #8 of 13 Old 07-31-2021, 03:16 PM
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I'm thinking of selling mine. It only has 94K miles and as you know these are rare to find. Mine is super clean with no rust. Not sure what your looking to spend but its not going to be cheap.




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Looking to Buy a 98 5.9L - Anybody Got one For Sale?

Just 5.9 swap your 5.2, beef up the transmission, and get a FRP tune.
5.9 engines are common and not very expensive.
A 5.9 is cool but it's a pain in the *** to find parts for like the ac line with the extra e fan switch. It's simply not made anymore.
Then you have the one off 46re with passenger side starter, 150 alternator, efan and parts, even the decals.
So unless you really want one for a collector it's far less hassle to swap the engine.


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E55&E98 - PM me...

I can't figure out how to PM. Don't think I've got enough posts to PM..
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E55&E98 - PM me...

I can't figure out how to PM. Don't think I've got enough posts to PM..
Hi Dan, That works both ways. You don't have enough post for me to send you a PM either. Post an email and I'll contact you.
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The system wouldn't allow my email address until I had 5 posts. So this should be post 5. After this I should be able to include my email...
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Hi Dan, That works both ways. You don't have enough post for me to send you a PM either. Post an email and I'll contact you.
Let's try this again....

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of course remove the "dot" and replace with "."
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