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05-31-2013 07:41 PM
Fireaxe Of course the rust was disclosed.....who would sell that Jeep for under 4k w/o frame rust.
05-31-2013 05:47 PM
JeepNoob2013 I've seen worse rust on CJ's listed on Craigslist for around the same price. Someone will probably rebuild it all on a new frame.
05-31-2013 05:23 PM
Brickonaskate Oh we'll. 3800 for a good looking tj is a good deal. The rust is give or take. Makes it less of a Good deal
05-31-2013 02:32 PM
MosesTJ Damn! Was the rust info given before sale? If not expect some bad mojo!
05-31-2013 02:18 PM
Fireaxe Sold: $3800 less than 20hrs on craigslist.....po is happy.
05-29-2013 08:58 PM
Fireaxe Its from Pittsburgh I believe....
05-29-2013 05:54 PM
JeepNoob2013 You'd probably get more parting it out. Everything looks good except the frame. You might get a couple thousand as is in one piece.
05-29-2013 05:26 PM
jeepers29 Is that Jeep from the north? I can't believe there would be that much rust on a southern Jeep.
05-29-2013 04:19 PM
Fireaxe What do you think it's worth in this condition?

97 Sahara
05-28-2013 10:00 PM
Nuke83 Quote:

"...and upon further investigation found some frame rust."

Looks more like he found some frame among the rust. There's not much there to weld. Would take some major frame rework. A lot of cutting and welding of whole frame sections. Unless it's done by a highly experienced welder, it'll probably never align quite right.
05-28-2013 08:33 PM
ThatWhiteMachine101 You can get replacement mounts for the body and control arms. This will assume of course his frame is a cluster fuck of rust. These can be welded on. Another option is to junk yard scavenge for another TJ frame and the cut, grind, and weld then paint and install. Parting out is your best bet if the frame is completely shot.
05-28-2013 08:30 PM
Fireaxe What is a real $$$ he could get parting it out ?

What items would bring $$$ fast? He's hurting.....this sucks.
05-28-2013 06:12 PM
cleveland99 Part it out
05-28-2013 05:48 PM
LULU05
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Originally Posted by Fireaxe View Post

That's what I told him.....

He's owned it for years....this just happened.
May make some money for down payment on a newer one if he parts it out. imho
05-28-2013 05:18 PM
WHOMPWHOMP WOW
05-28-2013 04:21 PM
Fireaxe
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Originally Posted by LULU05 View Post
One pic looks like a control arm. Hope he's not driving it. Very dangerous.
That's what I told him.....



Quote:
Originally Posted by WHOMPWHOMP View Post
I'd unload that biotch,should have checked that out before he bought it...
He's owned it for years....this just happened.
05-28-2013 02:48 PM
WHOMPWHOMP I'd unload that biotch,should have checked that out before he bought it...
05-28-2013 02:47 PM
LULU05 One pic looks like a control arm. Hope he's not driving it. Very dangerous.
05-28-2013 02:06 PM
Fireaxe Last pics.....
05-28-2013 02:05 PM
Fireaxe Some more pics.....
05-28-2013 02:03 PM
Fireaxe More pics....
05-28-2013 02:02 PM
Fireaxe More pics.....
05-28-2013 02:00 PM
Fireaxe A buddy of mine needs some frame help ASAP!

1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
4.0 Automatic
158k-ish.....

He started to notice it was handling weird and upon further investigation found some frame rust.

Option 1: Is anyone in the area capable of welding this?

Option 2: Selling it as is....

If you are open to either option let me know.
I can get all the info and pics you need.

thanks in advance.

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