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Old 03-04-2014, 03:23 PM   #1
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1988 YJ Jeep

Hey guys, new to the Wrangler Forum. I had a 2005 Jeep wrangler before and looking to buy another Jeep. I found a 1988 YJ that has been restored, the motor and transmission has 30K. It has a 9" lift and looks amazing. the price of 10K kind of scares me, just wondering your thoughts on value

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Old 03-04-2014, 03:41 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. Any pics or other info besides the lift??

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Old 03-04-2014, 03:46 PM   #3
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I cant seem to post pics,
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Old 03-04-2014, 03:49 PM   #4
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Hello..I just bought a 1988 yj in great condition like awesome condition for 6400.
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:42 PM   #5
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I have an 87, with well over 10K into it. But it isn't worth 10K to sell it. In this area it might bring maybe around 5-6K at the most. It is different in other parts of the country. Supply and demand.
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Old 03-04-2014, 09:16 PM   #6
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I would never pay that for a jeep that old unless everything, I mean everything, was new on it. Otherwise I'd spend a few grand and buy something I could fix the way I wanted. But I don't trust anyone when it comes to mechanical work.

Jeeps in AZ vary a lot. But I've seen some super sketchy work and people asking way too much. Chicago jeeps seem to be mostly cheaper but rusty as shit. Ya takes your chances.
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Old 03-05-2014, 06:45 AM   #7
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Thanks, I think I will look around a little more. The Jeep ias really nice but the price scared the heck out of me.

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