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Old 08-29-2011, 09:45 PM   #1
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Best year for Jeep?

I'm looking to buy a Jeep wrangler eventually and have been searching around a lot wanted to know what the best year is? any help is muchhhh appreciated
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Old 08-30-2011, 08:53 AM   #2
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Man, that is about like asking which supermodel you would want to date. Different strokes for different folks.

But to answer your question 99 is a good year!

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Old 08-30-2011, 08:58 AM   #3
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1986. Last year of the CJ.
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:11 AM   #4
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There's quite a few people who would say 2006 LJ Rubi.
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:17 AM   #5
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There's quite a few people who would say 2006 LJ Rubi.
I hear you there. I see these selling for more than they cost new.
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:48 AM   #6
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I bought a 2006.Figured all the bugs are out,got a 6 speed,cruise.Last of the classic look.Also most have lower mileage on odo.
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:57 AM   #7
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I would have bought an '06 if i could have found a good deal, but they are all priced crazy.
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Old 08-30-2011, 10:01 AM   #8
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I got an 06 ,
Last year tj ,
Jet cool.,
Honestly I just got a great deal ,
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Old 08-30-2011, 10:09 AM   #9
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Best year is the one you own!

So yeah...2006 sounds about right. Last year of the LJ.
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Old 08-30-2011, 12:13 PM   #10
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2006

No issues with mine,regular oil changes etc..................
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:29 PM   #11
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1997! The first TJ!!
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:06 AM   #12
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95! The last YJ, no airbags, no SUV feel, and utility. Your mileage may vary.... LOL

Actually, I really wanted no airbags, galvanized frame, 6cyl, fuel injection, and a utility feel. Now I'm looking at an 06' with an auto for the missus. She can't drive a stick :P
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Old 08-31-2011, 04:44 PM   #13
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With a few exceptions, next year is the best year for a vehicle.
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:02 PM   #14
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1994 is the best year!
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:19 PM   #15
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95 still got leaf springs (cheaper to lift), more leg room for driver, both frame, tub are galvanized.
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:21 PM   #16
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1941 was the very best year.

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Old 08-31-2011, 07:05 PM   #17
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I would have bought an '06 if i could have found a good deal, but they are all priced crazy.
I was lucky 3 months ago and found a 2005 with all the goodies, 22k miles, babied for $22k. I've heard that was a good deal. Love it so far!
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Old 08-31-2011, 09:54 PM   #18
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if your getting the tj/lj model go for the lj. they have d44s and longer frame. plus they made them for only 2 years so they kinda rare. or you could go with the jk's. theyre pretty darn good stock
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Old 09-05-2011, 11:28 AM   #19
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I bought a 2006.Figured all the bugs are out,got a 6 speed,cruise.Last of the classic look.Also most have lower mileage on odo.

same here...low mileage 06 tj sport 6sp.
don't many 05/06 4.0L I6 got the laughing monkey scream?
i'm starting to worry now.
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:07 AM   #20
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Easy answer.

Jeep hasn't built it yet.
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Old 09-06-2011, 05:40 PM   #21
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easier answer - mine
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Old 09-06-2011, 05:41 PM   #22
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:04 PM   #23
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I think the 2011's are pretty good.
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:08 PM   #24
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might sound like a dumb question but what does galvanized frame and tub mean i dont know so i though i would ask
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:59 PM   #25
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1941 was the very best year.

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Old 09-06-2011, 07:10 PM   #26
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might sound like a dumb question but what does galvanized frame and tub mean i dont know so i though i would ask
Means it takes a few extra weeks to rust out from under you in the northeast...
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:19 PM   #27
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i wouldnt buy anything unless its got the straight 6 engine! I hate the new ones
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:25 PM   #28
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1997! The first TJ!!
Me too but in my short time I'd vote the last couple of years for the TJ...thinking TJ perfected.
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:32 AM   #29
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i bought a 2006 65th anniversary edition with 52K for $13K. love it. ii prefer TJ's. JK's are too damn $$$$ to customize.
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i wouldnt buy anything unless its got the straight 6 engine! I hate the new ones

yep...as long as you stay away from laughing monkeys.

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