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10-22-2010 05:47 AM
4Jeepn For the 1st Jeep, Few things: What rear axle? I will guess ford 8.8 as it has 31 splines. Also if he had 25k invested in the Jeep it should be running dana 60's arbs' and whole bunch of other items. Find a jeep and build it yourself if have a 8k budget.. I picked up my YJ for less than 3k with a 4.0L.
10-22-2010 05:36 AM
rogertc1 Find a TJ for that price.
The fun of buying a YJ is customizing it and fixing it yourself.
Salvage title, rebuilt engine. You are trusting somebodys work?
10-22-2010 01:28 AM
Wiegand 1994 Wrangler yj

Hes a little high too considering its a salvaged title, but I'd rather offer him 3 cash and put the other 5800 into the damn thing.

Would be a lot of money to play with. (Tell the wife it was 9 grand and he has lots of parts on order for you) lmao. That way she don't wonder how all this money is being thrown at it.
10-22-2010 01:23 AM
Wiegand Well you ask pretty much anybody who goes through a lot of cars...
I'm 18, and i've had 10 cars since march of this year (Craigslist maniac) :P

Mods DO NOT add value.
Sometimes it actually decreases value.

Yes the jeep has lots of mods, and to me are the ones I'd want so yea i'd add some value, but not that much.


If you truly want the jeep buy it, but if your okay with waiting, tell him you'd give him 7,500$ cash today, and if not then you'll pass. Tell him you already found another vehicle so you need to know now if he'd take the 7,500.

I guarantee no one buys the jeep for that much. To us people who would want that jeep, yes we would say buy it, but we probably don't have that much and if we magically did we probably wouldn't buy it.

I just saw a jeep for sale on another site with like 50k invested, it was the craziest looking jeep i've seen, it was just plain badass, he wanted 12k for it, and probably sold it for a little less. I just know there are way better vehicles out there for that much cash.

Just my opinion though GL
10-21-2010 10:36 PM
Kohrs93 If you ask me... with all those mods... i'd do it. But that's just me.
10-21-2010 10:29 PM
macarollo It was listed (assuming that is the first time) on 9/11, so it has been over a month. I just don't know that it is worth what he is asking....
10-21-2010 10:26 PM
OregonTJ if it's a new listing, then he won't want to deal yet....if it sits for a few weeks, may be more willing to deal......
10-21-2010 10:23 PM
macarollo This is what he told me by email when I asked him if he was flexible:

"I estimate over $25k invested so will not go below $8750. I agree priced above KBB but everything has been upgraded or replaced."
10-21-2010 10:22 PM
Wiegand Minus the rims, It sounds nice.
I'd offer him 7 cash and see if he takes it, not too many people have that kind of money in this economy, most people are looking to make payments.
If he says no give it a day, and if he don't say yes, then say you might be able to get another 500$ and try from there.


Looks to be a lot of money into that bad boy.
10-21-2010 10:09 PM
macarollo I just got a detailed list of all mods:

1993 jeep Wrangler YJ hard top (bikini top and half doors included)
148k miles on the body, though everything has been gone through.
Inline 6 (ATK rebuild installed 8k miles ago)
5 speed manual with B&M short throw shifter, with hand throttle
33x12.50 BFGoodrich Mud Terrain 85% tread and center sped
Spring over axle lift

Motor:
ATK rebuild motor 8k miles ago
New aluminum radiator
Electric fan
Big bore throttle body
Live wires ignition
185 amp Mean Green alternator
New starter
Banks torque tube header, new cat, banks monster exhaust
K&N air filter
ARB snorkel

Transmission:
5 speed manual with b&M short throw shifter
Clutch, throwout bearing and pilot bushings are under three years old (approximately 10k miles)

Transfer case:
NP 231 with a JB super short throw slip yoke eliminator kit
New yokes
CV driveline

Suspension:
Spring over axle lift (approximately 6" lift)
Posi-lok differential lock for front
OX locker in rear
4:56 gears
31 spline axle shafts in rear
Boomerang shackles front and rear with greasable bushings
Pro-Comp adjustable shocks
Nth Degree Tummy Tucker, Diff slider and anti axle wrap bar
Stainless break lines
M.O.R.E. Shackel reversal kit
High steer kit

Body and Misc:
Poison spyder custom trail cage (TIG welded)
Tuffy center console, glove box and under hood lock box (all keyed alike)
Alpine CD player/mp3 with Ipod hook up,2 Rockford amps
Power windows (tinted)
Mastercraft suspension seats in front with matching seat cover for fold and tumble rear
Manifold, lines and tank for onboard air
Hidden Cobra CB
Driverside five point harness
Milemarker 9500lb winch, never used
Custom bumpers,tire carrier and nerf bars (attached to frame)
Rear frame crossmember reinforced for towing
YJ gas door relocated
Headlight and tail light rock guards
Extended fender flares
KC day lighters
Body tub has been bed lined
Black aluminum sill guards
Windshield changed over to a rubber gasket for lowered expense and easier to change (have pattern for glass)
10-21-2010 08:48 PM
Wiegand Also note, People on Craigslist will usually take atleast 1k off from asking price.

I'd try for 7 cash.
10-21-2010 08:46 PM
Wiegand
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Originally Posted by macarollo View Post
I don't know what a normal 1993 YJ sells for, but this one has a lot of mods. What do you think it is worth?

93 jeep YJ Wrangler


1993 Jeep Wrangler, I6 with only 8k miles, hard top, spring over axle lift, mile marker 9500 winch, power windows, snorkel, OX locker in rear, 4:56 gears, short throw shifter, suspension racing seats, full roll cage, three Tuffy lock boxes, tons to list! This has been my baby, but have to let it go..

Looks to be too much imo.
I can find a decent one lifted for like 4,500. Then throw in the extra 4 left over and do way more then what he's done. (As long as you don't buy new)

If you got the money though go for it. Looks sexy.
10-21-2010 08:46 PM
Kohrs93 Sounds like a good deal to me. But I'd try to talk him down if possible. If not I'd still take it if i had the money.
10-21-2010 08:38 PM
macarollo
1993 YJ for $8800- too much?

I don't know what a normal 1993 YJ sells for, but this one has a lot of mods. What do you think it is worth?

93 jeep YJ Wrangler


1993 Jeep Wrangler, I6 with only 8k miles, hard top, spring over axle lift, mile marker 9500 winch, power windows, snorkel, OX locker in rear, 4:56 gears, short throw shifter, suspension racing seats, full roll cage, three Tuffy lock boxes, tons to list! This has been my baby, but have to let it go..


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