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Old 01-12-2013, 06:47 PM   #91
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keeping the winch and the lights, I don't see a problem selling it for that price.
A stock one should be around that a bit more, at least in my area.
Yeah but mine has a bent frame and a rebuilt title. That's why I'm questioning if I should keep the lights and winch or not...

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Yeah but mine has a bent frame and a rebuilt title. That's why I'm questioning if I should keep the lights and winch or not...
I know it does, regardless of what it has, it's gonna be hard with the damage, what you can do is ask the 8500 without winch and lights, and use them as a bargaining tool, if the potential buyer says 8k you can tell him 8.5 and you'll throw the winch and lights as an example.

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I know it does, regardless of what it has, it's gonna be hard with the damage, what you can do is ask the 8500 without winch and lights, and use them as a bargaining tool, if the potential buyer says 8k you can tell him 8.5 and you'll throw the winch and lights as an example.
I may do that. I'll have to rewire everything again though

I'm also considering swapping out the TeraFlex sway bar for a stock one but I guess that would lower the value of the vehicle.

Anyone have any idea on my transfer case question though?
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Quick question the the Atlas Transfer Case. I know they are expensive and all but when I was trying to shift in to anything other than 2Hi, it was a PAIN to get it to shift and when I did finally get it into 4Hhi or 4Lo the whole Jeep would start bouncing. When I would turn the tires it felt like they all of a sudden where flat. This was only when I was in anything other than 2Hi. Any ideas?

If someone says that the Transfer case needs work, it will make letting this go a little easier...
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Private party sell. I can't afford to buy another Jeep and switch everything over. If I could, I would.

Quick question the the Atlas Transfer Case. I know they are expensive and all but when I was trying to shift in to anything other than 2Hi, it was a PAIN to get it to shift and when I did finally get it into 4Hhi or 4Lo the whole Jeep would start bouncing. When I would turn the tires it felt like they all of a sudden where flat. This was only when I was in anything other than 2Hi. Any ideas?

If someone says that the Transfer case needs work, it will make letting this go a little easier...
Were you on pavement when shifted into 4wd? I don't know what you mean by the tires felt flat. You probably just need to adjust the cables if it's hard to shift.

An Atlas is a pretty durable Transfercase, there is probably nothing wrong with it. Keep it!
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I may do that. I'll have to rewire everything again though

I'm also considering swapping out the TeraFlex sway bar for a stock one but I guess that would lower the value of the vehicle.

Anyone have any idea on my transfer case question though?
That's what I personally would do.

On the teraflex sway bar, I'm not sure how good it is, but on a stock one, you'll have to get links for it anyways so if leave that in.

And unfortunately I can't help with the t-case as I'm not familiar with the atlas 2 or any atlas case.
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Were you on pavement when shifted into 4wd? I don't know what you mean by the tires felt flat. You probably just need to adjust the cables if it's hard to shift.

An Atlas is a pretty durable Transfercase, there is probably nothing wrong with it. Keep it!
That's the thing, the transfer case is on a Jeep I'm selling so I'm just trying to check if the transfer case if good or not before I try and find a way to keep it.

I was on pavement in my driveway. The whole Jeep would bounce when I would turn the wheels and the tires felt flat. Hard to explain...
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That's the thing, the transfer case is on a Jeep I'm selling so I'm just trying to check if the transfer case if good or not before I try and find a way to keep it.

I was on pavement in my driveway. The whole Jeep would bounce when I would turn the wheels and the tires felt flat. Hard to explain...
Just take the T-Case out and swap it with an 231. The Jeep won't lose any value.

That's the problem right there. You were on the pavement in 4wd. The Jeep is going to feel bouncy like that on pavement. Go try it on some loose stuff and report back. Also, Adjust the cables so it's easier to engage. Your T-case is just fine.
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Just take the T-Case out and swap it with an 231. The Jeep won't lose any value.

That's the problem right there. You were on the pavement in 4wd. The Jeep is going to feel bouncy like that on pavement. Go try it on some loose stuff and report back. Also, Adjust the cables so it's easier to engage. Your T-case is just fine.
Ok, Thanks.
My biggest problem is that the frame on the Jeep is bent and the body is tweaked. It also has a rebuilt title. That's why I'm thinking that if I take off some of the aftermarket parts, I won't get my money back out of it.

Pain things I would really like to keep:
Atlas II
Possibly the Drive shafts and SYE but not sure.
Tuffy Center Console
Winch
Lights

I don't mind giving up the Center console but I would still like to keep it.

I'm just thinking if I take all this off, the value will drop and I won't get my money back out of it.
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Ok, Thanks.
My biggest problem is that the frame on the Jeep is bent and the body is tweaked. It also has a rebuilt title. That's why I'm thinking that if I take off some of the aftermarket parts, I won't get my money back out of it.

Pain things I would really like to keep:
Atlas II
Possibly the Drive shafts and SYE but not sure.
Tuffy Center Console
Winch
Lights

I don't mind giving up the Center console but I would still like to keep it.

I'm just thinking if I take all this off, the value will drop and I won't get my money back out of it.
Of course it'll drop if you sell private party bro the mods are the main thing giving it value...just like it was when you bought it. Like someone else said, leave it as is but use the mods as a negotiation tactic to get the price you want.
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Of course it'll drop if you sell private party bro the mods are the main thing giving it value...just like it was when you bought it. Like someone else said, leave it as is but use the mods as a negotiation tactic to get the price you want.
I may do that then and if they want it for $8,000 I'll say that I'm keeping the winch and lights. I'm trying to keep it at $8,500. Would love to get $9,000 out of it but I think that would be pushing it.
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Good luck getting that much dude
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I ran all of the prices on everything but I'm not exactly sure if I'm too high or too low on my prices. I didn't include the price of the axles being regeared (how much should I add for that) and I wasn't exactly sure what axles were going for currently. I'm not sure what TeraFlex lift I have so I just put in the next to lowest one.
All prices were ballparked so I may be off on some things...

Any help on this would be great. Thanks guys!

*Forgot to put in the TeraFlex Sway Bar. $400 new so $275?
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I ran all of the prices on everything but I'm not exactly sure if I'm too high or too low on my prices. I didn't include the price of the axles being regeared (how much should I add for that) and I wasn't exactly sure what axles were going for currently. I'm not sure what TeraFlex lift I have so I just put in the next to lowest one.
All prices were ballparked so I may be off on some things...

Any help on this would be great. Thanks guys!
Are you parting it out now? Thought you were selling it.
The soft top if in good condition you're looking at around the right price, the hard top you can get 1200 if in really good condition(here in California I've seen them sell for 3000!) what brand winch, the Dana 30 I'd say maybe 800-900, the rear you're in the ball park, I think so too for the T-case.
Also can't add much if anything for the regearing of the axles(there's a guy here selling his d44 he wanted 450 for it with 4.88 gears and a busted locker<---hope I can score that haha)
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Are you parting it out now? Thought you were selling it.
The soft top if in good condition you're looking at around the right price, the hard top you can get 1200 if in really good condition(here in California I've seen them sell for 3000!) what brand winch, the Dana 30 I'd say maybe 800-900, the rear you're in the ball park, I think so too for the T-case.
Also can't add much if anything for the regearing of the axles(there's a guy here selling his d44 he wanted 450 for it with 4.88 gears and a busted locker<---hope I can score that haha)
I'm not parting out just yet. Running numbers just to see how much is in the Jeep and if it would be worth keeping. After running all the numbers its worth around or a little more than I paid for.
We're still considering all options at this point but we would prefer to just sell it and wash out hands but we're considering the frame/tub swap as well as parting it out.

My parents biggest concern with parting it out is having the time to do it and how long it would take to do it.

The hard top isn't the best condition (small chip in the back and I'm not sure if the rear defrost/wiper works, I never tested it because there isn't a connection) but its nothing terrible.
I'll keep that in mind about the gearing though
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For sure, also think if you part it out, you can sell basically everything on it, so the doors could net you another 300-500(i personally would give you around that for the doors given the condition). if you part it, im sure you can get at least what you paid for if not more.
is your front bumper the ORFab trail bumper?
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For sure, also think if you part it out, you can sell basically everything on it, so the doors could net you another 300-500(i personally would give you around that for the doors given the condition). if you part it, im sure you can get at least what you paid for if not more.
is your front bumper the ORFab trail bumper?
OR-FAB Rock Slider Bumper
Solid Bumper from what I can tell...

I also just remembered the SYE and DC Shafts. What would I price those at?
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OR-FAB Rock Slider Bumper
Solid Bumper from what I can tell...

I also just remembered the SYE and DC Shafts. What would I price those at?
Yea they make good stuff, I have their stinger.

Another 300 for both maybe more, if the engine is good, another 750 trans another 4-500. It would take longer to part it out, but if you have the room and time I'm sure it would be worth it.
But if someone is ready to take the whole thing, just sell it mate.
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Yea they make good stuff, I have their stinger.

Another 300 for both maybe more, if the engine is good, another 750 trans another 4-500. It would take longer to part it out, but if you have the room and time I'm sure it would be worth it.
But if someone is ready to take the whole thing, just sell it mate.
What about the price for the SYE?

Thanks for all of the help with pricing this stuff out for me!

I'm not really trying to get prices for parting out just yet, just trying to see what all the aftermarket parts are worth to see if maybe its worth doing a frame/tub swap.
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The sye runs about 300 new and the cv 270-300 new( that's a Tom woods one) maybe 300-400 for both depending brand and condition of them.
Just know that these are estimates as seeing from someone who will purchase these down the road I'm not 100% accurate just an approximation.
And I try to help as my knowledge allows, and if anyone can correct me, I look forward to learning more.

Also remember that half the fun of owning a jeep is doing the work on it yourself!
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The sye runs about 300 new and the cv 270-300 new( that's a Tom woods one) maybe 300-400 for both depending brand and condition of them.
Just know that these are estimates as seeing from someone who will purchase these down the road I'm not 100% accurate just an approximation.
And I try to help as my knowledge allows, and if anyone can correct me, I look forward to learning more.

Also remember that half the fun of owning a jeep is doing the work on it yourself!
So $200 maybe on the SYE and $175 maybe each drive shaft? Sounds about right...

Yeah, that was the main reason I wanted a Jeep. I just need to get it to a place that is safe to drive so I can start modifying it to my liking.
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Of course it'll drop if you sell private party bro the mods are the main thing giving it value...just like it was when you bought it. Like someone else said, leave it as is but use the mods as a negotiation tactic to get the price you want.
My 2cents!!! Cut your losses and sell it as is. If you don't have your folks support for another Jeep(don't believe you do) you may be looking at a garage of parts to pass down to your children. Live in reality and get yourself above water and whole ASAP. This is from a guy older than your folks!
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My 2cents!!! Cut your losses and sell it as is. If you don't have your folks support for another Jeep(don't believe you do) you may be looking at a garage of parts to pass down to your children. Live in reality and get yourself above water and whole ASAP. This is from a guy older than your folks!
Yeah, I hear what you're saying. Just trying to run the numbers to see how much is in it for when someone comes up to buy it or if I have to part out.
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If you decide to part her out, contact me and I will take the Dana 44 rear axle. I am in Indiana and can drive to Tenessee and make a road trip out of it. Don't forget the price you could get for the half doors - maybe $500.
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If you decide to part her out, contact me and I will take the Dana 44 rear axle. I am in Indiana and can drive to Tenessee and make a road trip out of it. Don't forget the price you could get for the half doors - maybe $500.
Haha well since someone called dibs on something if parted I wouldn't mind the doors.
But as someone said above, it would be easier to just sell it out right and be finished with it.
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So $200 maybe on the SYE and $175 maybe each drive shaft? Sounds about right...

Yeah, that was the main reason I wanted a Jeep. I just need to get it to a place that is safe to drive so I can start modifying it to my liking.
It would be a lot better if you got a completely stock one, and do mods little by little. I know it's a pain waiting to do all the stuff you want, but at least you'll know YOU did it not some stranger.
I'm still sitting on 31s and a stinger bumper, no lift(frowned upon a lot lol) but its within my budget and I hate the wait but it'll be better in the end.
Be patient about it mate.
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Yeah, I hear what you're saying. Just trying to run the numbers to see how much is in it for when someone comes up to buy it or if I have to part out.
You will likely be ahead in terms of $$$ if you part it out because right now its worth about $4500 as it sits with a salvaged title and tweeked. But "time is money"...so with the time you will have in it tearing it down, selling parts, dealing with dumbazz buyers, etc...you will likely be working for yourself for @ $2-$5/hour.
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Question kilrik. You said you had a mechanic check this out before you bought it. Maybe I missed it in reading the thread, but did you go knock on his door and say this is the problem, whats up?
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Question JV. You said you had a mechanic check this out before you bought it. Maybe I missed it in reading the thread, but did you go knock on his door and say this is the problem, whats up?
I'm sorry, is this to me? Did I miss something? Not being a dick, I'm just confused. The jeep isn't mine on the thread.
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I'm sorry, is this to me? Did I miss something? Not being a dick, I'm just confused. The jeep isn't mine on the thread.
sorry, meant for kilrk, got the yellow jeeps mixed up, when i was reading the threads
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sorry, meant for kilrk, got the yellow jeeps mixed up, when i was reading the threads
Hahahaha ok, I get confused easily so I wanted to make sure lol.

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