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post #1 of 2 Old 03-17-2019, 08:01 AM Thread Starter
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Considering a 1997 Cherokee

I’m considering buying a pretty nice rust free 1997 Cherokee. It’s a sport model and has the 5 speed manual.

The only thing giving me pause is the 245k miles on the engine. The owner says he just had the clutch done but there may be other issues. He wants $4500 for it.

Just wanting to get some thoughts on the miles and the price.



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post #2 of 2 Old 03-17-2019, 10:45 PM
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If it’s clean and the price is low I would consider it. You might want to go through it and baseline most of the systems. For example replace the bushings and wearable parts like ball joints and u joints, brakes and bearings, filters and fluids. That’s what I do with older cars.

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