Sell it or part it? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 06-18-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 259
Sell it or part it?

Here's my Jeep story. Last September I bought this 1995 YJ for $5000. It has little rust for its age and location and is why I paid a god penny for it. I replaced things like the radiator and heater core just for maintenance and installed a BDS 2 inch lift kit. Have about $6000 in it but now I'm tired of the thing. (I get tired of cars about once a year and need a change)

I highly doubt I could sell the thing for $5500, but may be able to part it for that much. Everything works perfectly (the ax5 acts like an ax5 but does work). I'm thinking the drivetrain, body panels, lift kit, hard top, full doors, soft top, and half doors may be able to bring some decent money sold separately. What do you all think?

__________________

'69 GTO drop top, have had for 7 years and done a full restoration on it.

1995 YJ, moss green with the 2.5/ax5 combo. 124K miles
goatman is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-18-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
Mr Jeepy of California

WF Supporting Member
 
ChicoJeepy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Chico, CA.
Posts: 466
Have you thought about selling some of the parts on Ebay? I wish you where in California I need hard doors and hard top.

__________________
My back yard. Sutter Buttes. Best 4 wheeling around! All private owned and few get to enjoy it's rugged beauty first hand.
1993 Jeep Wrangler YJ 2.5L AX5 Transmission Rough Country 4" Suspension Lift 27" Wildcat Tires and Stock Wheels KC Fog Lights OEM Push Guard White SmittyBilt Soft Top with Rugged Ridge Hardware CB Radio Full Sound System.....
ChicoJeepy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-18-2013, 06:16 PM   #3
Zombie Hunter

WF Supporting Member
 
raycer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Where NY/NJ/PA meet
Posts: 714
Images: 4
I see no point in parting out a complete, running YJ. Few out there in that good of shape, just to destroy it for a few extra $$$. I never expect to get what I've spent on any vehicle back when I sell it; that's not why I spent the money.

I say sell whole and, sounds like good cond jeeps go for a premium in your area, s they do in mine,
__________________
Ray
1993 YJ "ZORV-1122"
4.0 AX15 4in Rough Country Lift 1.25in Perf. Acc. Shackles, few other things here and there.
raycer is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-18-2013, 06:43 PM   #4
Sponsoring Vendor
 
Ibuildembig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fruitland, Missouri
Posts: 8,349
I don't see anywhere close to 5k unless you get top dollar on every single part which could take awhile.
Ibuildembig is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-18-2013, 07:08 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: NoVA
Posts: 444
Crap, I'm sitting on a pretty clean 95 with 160k and I'd be lucky to get $4000 for it here in the DC area. If you think you can part it out for $5500, do it.
P0234 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-18-2013, 07:10 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 259
I may just price the thing at 5500 and see if anyone makes an offer at or over 5. I know that I'll be losing, never play with cars to make money. I just thought the Jeep would hold my attention better than prior vehicles but it has not. Heck, if anyone was buying it and had plans to restore it, I would even do the little metal work it needs, essentially just patching a little spot on both fenders.

__________________

'69 GTO drop top, have had for 7 years and done a full restoration on it.

1995 YJ, moss green with the 2.5/ax5 combo. 124K miles
goatman is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:02 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC