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Old 08-10-2014, 11:19 AM   #1
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4 banger question

Just pulled my 4 banger out of my yj it has 182,000 miles on it and is in good running shape. What are these things worth? Trying to sell it to put towards part funds but don't really know the value.

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Old 08-10-2014, 12:51 PM   #2
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You can get about $100 for it in scrap price. That is about all that it is worth. Unless you can find the proverbial needle in the haystack of a person that actually wants a 4cyl in their YJ. But with 182,000 on the clock, most will pass on it since its about due for a rebuild anyway.

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Old 08-10-2014, 05:00 PM   #3
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2.5 is bullet proof (Long block anyway). Gets great gas milage (hahahaha). Plenty of power (if you don't mind down-shifting up every hill). Chicks think its cool (at least my wife does), Chances are you won't ever get a speeding ticked (unless you drive through Egremont, MA) And last but not least....everybody wants to get rid of them, so if you need one or parts for one....they are everywhere.

I love mine!

By the way...if you are putting in a 6 or V8 did you research the amount of work involved???
I would have kept the 4!!!!
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Old 08-10-2014, 05:44 PM   #4
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302 conversion I'm well in to it lol. Is the auto trans worth anything
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Old 08-10-2014, 05:51 PM   #5
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302 conversion I'm well in to it lol. Is the auto trans worth anything
4 cyl automatic?!!!?? Now that is a different story! 302 baybeeeee!
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:01 PM   #6
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Yeah bought this thing with no intentions of stock motor being in it. Bought it took it to work and pulled motor and tub off. Now I'm ready to start dumping money into it lol
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Old 08-10-2014, 08:04 PM   #7
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I have sold TWO 4 bangers in the last 3 years....I got $400 a piece for them each... I have another as a hot spare in the garage.

People who bad mouth it are the same ones who do not understand it......
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Tell your people I have one I'll sell with the trans for 400 lol. I need to put the funds towards my 302 build
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Old 08-11-2014, 11:24 AM   #9
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I suggest you do what I did..... put them on CL... with a lot of key words for people searching for Jeep stuff......

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