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Old 06-18-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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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
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Old 06-18-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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Have you thought about selling some of the parts on Ebay? I wish you where in California I need hard doors and hard top.

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Old 06-18-2013, 06:16 PM   #3

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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,
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Old 06-18-2013, 06:43 PM   #4
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I don't see anywhere close to 5k unless you get top dollar on every single part which could take awhile.
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Old 06-18-2013, 07:08 PM   #5
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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.
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Old 06-18-2013, 07:10 PM   #6
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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.


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1995 YJ, moss green with the 2.5/ax5 combo. 124K miles
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