New to the site! This is my 5th Wrangler, I have owned (87, 95 Sahara, 88 Laredo, 97 TJ Sport custom ordered) and now the 2008 Unlimited Sahara.
Long story short, the 03 F-150 4x4 decided to break in the snow last week, not locking in the hubs, and I had had enough of putting cash into it. I was randomly, more for fun, searching on eBay for Jeep prices because I just need something reliable, 4-doors and 4WD. Reliable, for now, I'll worry about tricking it out later.
At any rate, a 2008 Wrangler Unlimited Sahara popped up and was for sale at the Ford dealer 5 miles from me in suburban Highlands Ranch, CO (I had also purchased an 07 F-150 King Ranch from them).
They gave me what I wanted for the trade in on the truck ($10k), and I got the Wrangler for $21,900, hardtop, Sahara package, AUTO (which I wanted!), 55k miles on the clock, and the factory nav/GPS system. Loving the rig so far but wanted to see what the forum thought about the deal!!!!
It's super clean, but not literally as the last 2 snowstorms have stuck around in the neighborhoods all week and it's filthy. But the Jeep itself is in fantastic shape and the 4WD is working great and I've used it all week! I didn't even know it had remote start until I got home and saw it on the key, I have used it every day, it's so sweet in the Winter!
Oh, it also has 5 brand new Bridgestone Dueler a/t's. Not crazy about the tires, but hey they are new and will do for a bit, because I don't have to shell out for new tires now like I usually do on a used rig. BFG's or Hankooks coming next year, all the neighborhood Jeep rats (the 20 year old kids who hang at their folks for free meals haha) work at Discount and have been over a few times already wanting to start modding it for me!
OK that's my introduction to everyone...hello and happy Jeepin'! Pic from the dealer lot last week...
Ted - rockymountainhigh
PS: do not check eBay for fun just to source pricing or you might end up with a new Jeep in the span of about 8 hours!!!