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04-24-2008 07:32 PM
MoA lets see.. a rubi or a x.. a rubi's got a d44s with a factory locker.. just to drop this under the x is going to cost you more than that.. i got a stock d44 out of a 01 sport and paid 1k including shipping.. to get the axles new you'd be looking at 2k per axle

my girl got an 05 x with 4'' lift, new f&r bumpers, and 35'' bfg mts.. it had 19,000 miles on it and she paid 19k for it..

id pick the rubi over hers ne day..
04-24-2008 07:02 PM
JCS05Rubi That Rubi is a little steep, but not out of the ballpark. Its all about where you live. 2005-2006 Rubicons with ~35,000 miles still list for 21-23k out here. I wouldn't even consider selling mine for less than 17,500. Granted thats a 2003, but you won't have to deal with the POS 6 speed tranny, and it has low miles. If you like the rubi, grab it. If you like the JK, grab that. They are 2 different Jeeps. One is meant to climb mountains, one is meant to trail ride, and climb small mountains...comfortably...
04-24-2008 06:47 PM
chiro2736 Go with the Rubicon you wont regret it!!! Making those upgrades alone would cost you a fortune! D44 front and rear Sway bar disconnect, Locking Diffs. 4:1 Low range and 4.11 Gearing. Great platform to start with.
As for the new JK 3.8L mercedes engine will cost you...Mercedes sucks, ask a mercedes owner how often their vehicle is in the shop. Push on the JK grill made of plastic not metal. All after market upgrades will also cost you a small fortune compared to 03. Dont do it!!! Stick with the i6 and what has been proven to work.




-John
04-24-2008 09:48 AM
MCG Yeah It's high.
You might get JK for that price. not loaded as a Rubi but a newer jeep.
04-23-2008 09:08 PM
Jma20a i would say the same, with the rubi you don't need to worry about a lift and all that, but that price is a little high.
04-23-2008 08:59 PM
Scout I think the 03 Rubi is a little on the high side. Wholesale should be around $ 11 - $ 12k and retail should be around $ 15k. The Rubi would be a great buy if you could get them down around $ 14k.
04-23-2008 08:40 PM
Tiffy
2003 Wrangler Rub VS 2008 Wranger X?

Hi all! I am in the market for a new/used jeep. A dealer nearby has an 2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, 21,000 miles with practically new tires. heres the link http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...cardist=11They want close to 18,000$ for it but i wouldn't have to buy tires or a lift for it like i would with another one...now supposdly another dealer nearby would sell me a brand new 08 jeep wrangler X for alittle over 18k$ ..not sure how true that deal is...now the 03 I'm sure i could haggle them to make the price lower but i wouldn't pay a penny over $14,500 for it just because i purchased an 05' jeep wrangler for $15 a while ago. What do you guys think? Now i drove an 08 jeep last night..i think it might be a little "too" big for me, but the guy told me i could take it out for a couple hrs to see if i could get used to it. For those of you who have a new 07 or 08 jeep how do you like it and also what would you guys want to pay for that 03 or how low do u think the dealer should be able to go?

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