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post #1 of 9 Old 10-23-2019, 11:38 PM Thread Starter
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2005 Rubicon Sahara #364 project for sale

Hello JeepForum.. the time has come to let the Rubicon Sahara go that we purchased in 2015. It is a nice rig however the computer has gone out so the vehicle will no longer start. Common problem on the 05 and 06 models and I believe Sentry Key related given the light on the dash. Also note up front that the vehicle has a rebuilt title which one can get a loan on unlike a salvage title so full disclosure. Reason for selling is I am about to make a major purchase and will not be in any position for quite some time to continue with this project.

On to the rig and Hemi engine project!

The rig is a hard top Rubicon Sahara #364 w/auto transmission and I have made some tasteful modifications over the years, 121K on it I believe (stock motor runs and sounds great). Rig is on 315 GY Duratracs and I do have some additional Nth Degree Suspension parts that can go with the rig like front coils and a rear Nth Degree Stinger if buyer would like the parts. This is a project Jeep and it comes with a number of parts and a Hemi motor mated to a 545RFE automatic transmission and 4.1 Rocktrac original Rubicon t-case. The motor has 33,700 miles on it out of a 2008 Jeep GC and these motors are becoming difficult to find which is important to note for this vehicle because it will become more and more difficult to find a motor to put in a 05 Jeep and will still be made to work with the stock computer and factory gauges. This Hemi is a good donor for this vehicle. Also see some additional modifications listed below:

-Line X interior, looks fantastic
-Upgraded stereo
-Catch All carpet floor mats
-Poison Spider rockers
-Rear aftermarket bumper reinforced at frame
-4" Suspension lift on 315s
-Nth Degree Tummy Tucker, I was prepping for the 4.5" LA lift


I am asking $16,900 for everything or $12,000 for the Jeep itself. The Rubicon Sahara is getting difficult to find and this one comes with a compatible 5.7L Hemi so I am hopeful to find a good home that will want to continue my build. If I can find a quick buyer at asking I will include the set of light Khaki metallic JeePods I built back in 2011 otherwise I am keeping them given sentimental value. They are one of a kind and look fantastic on the roll cage.. nothing like them on the market and difficult to put a value on given the time and investment it took to make them. Few photos of the Jeep included below.


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t-case sold.

Engine and tranny price $3,750 obo

Jeep $11,950 obo

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The trailer is included with the purchase, right?

'05 LJR, 6sp, RC long arm w/MC 6" coils, 5.13 D44's w/chromo shafts, MetalCloak fenders/sliders/body armor, 37x12.50 MTR's, Warn 9.5, RockHard swing out w/full spare. <><
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The trailer is included with the purchase, right?


Well now that won't be necessary because she will be a-runnin next week.

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Is she running ?
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Is she running ?



Computer came in a week or two ago but the shop is telling me they have been swamped and have not had a chance to mess with it. I am going to give them a call tomorrow to follow up and put some pressure to prioritize.

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Also should note someone contacted me about the rear Nth Degree Mobility Stinger so that part is pending sale.

Sure is a sweet platform to start a build. Someone should just scoop everything up this week otherwise price is going up by the amount of the shop costs. I am already out a grand on the computer so price for Jeep as of this evening is $12,950 and whatever it cost in labor will be tacked on (basically my bottom dollar price I can let it go for). Engine and tranny I will let go for $3,600 before Christmas then it's back to $3,750 until the setup sells. $16,500 for everything otherwise price will go up some first of the year.

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