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Old 05-05-2009, 06:40 PM   #1
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Advise on Jeep purchase

I'm looking for a Jeep and came across one that we are interested in. It will be an extra vehicle for us and driven often but not a commuting car for us. The Jeep I am looking at is a 2005 Wrangler X, Auto, 4.0, Rocky Mountain, A/C, 75,000 miles, soft top. It has new breaks and tires and is in very nice condition. Worth $11,500 in your opinion?

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Is that what you offered or is that the asking price? I'd offer the guy $10-10,500 for it. I bought my 02 X model from a dealer 3 years ago for $10k and it had 55k on the odo.

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Old 05-05-2009, 06:57 PM   #3
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Do you plan to keep it pretty much as is or do you think it might turn into an offroad toy with bigger tires like 33" or bigger?
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Old 05-05-2009, 08:39 PM   #4
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They were originally asking $13,500... $11,500 is about the best I can do. I plan on keeping it as is for now. Possibly a minimal lift and 31's down the road. No major off roading, just some light trail rides etc. Much research to do before I do any mods. though. Anything in particular I should be looking for as far as common problems? Does the higher than average pose a problem?
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