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06-19-2013 02:47 AM
Chrome_Locust Yeah its about a 2 hour drive from Racine.
06-19-2013 02:31 AM
insylem That's in Illionis, way too far for how long I'm going to be up there. Oh well.
06-19-2013 01:08 AM
Chrome_Locust Its called "the cliffs insane terrain". They've got a website.
06-19-2013 12:55 AM
insylem
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Originally Posted by Chrome_Locust View Post
Theres an offroad park about 2 hours from me.
Where??
I see you are in Southeast Wisconsin... I'll be there in October for my sister's weddnig.
06-18-2013 10:43 PM
Chrome_Locust "Sorry. My associate told you the wrong price. Its actually $39, 500." Thats what I got from the manager when I finally had to call them back on Monday. Knew it was too good to be true. Sure was pissed at that sales guy for wasting 4 days of my time though. Meanwhile another one I was looking at got sold. Oh well the hunt continues!
06-13-2013 08:51 PM
dawhitesJKU might i add.... the next post we wanna see from you is a picture of you driving off in that jeep.
06-13-2013 08:48 PM
dawhitesJKU its new...they had to test out the suspension first before selling it, hence the mileage.

you found a diamond in the rough...i would not hesitate to drive to the dealer asap if i were u.
06-13-2013 08:44 PM
Chrome_Locust Sorry for the double post Im on my phone.
06-13-2013 08:43 PM
Chrome_Locust Attachment 261058
06-13-2013 08:38 PM
Chrome_Locust Im waiting on an email back haggling price and trade in so ill soon verify the price includes accessories.
06-13-2013 08:37 PM
Chrome_Locust Thanks for the advice! Its only about a 2 hour drive so its not TOO far away. It has about 400 miles on it and the warning tags are still on the interior so im guessing its new new.
06-13-2013 08:29 PM
JeepHerz
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Originally Posted by Chrome_Locust View Post
Yeah Indiana
Then plan on spending the weekend- and tell the dealer you want a weekend test drive. While I agree its a good deal- are you going to drive to Indiana if you need warranty work? Remember- the only thing Jeep will warrant is what comes out of the factory. Make sure everything on that lift/suspension works properly before you drive back home. And don't forget to calculate transport or gas costs into your savings. I've driven many miles to get the vehicle I want so I understand.
You might also want to clarify if by "new" that means a "new car (Jeep)" loan rate if you're financing. Usually a percent or two different between a "new" car loan and "used".
06-13-2013 08:17 PM
dawhitesJKU ^yes, OP...you need to double check. i was quoted 28k last year for one that was already lifted, 35's, body armor, winch, and other goodies. when i checked it out...the dealer installed accessories price was over-inflated to 11k.
06-13-2013 07:55 PM
Billy Baldone Make sure he isn't selling for 23 plus the add ons. If I was still looking I would be there tomorrow morning to pick it up
06-13-2013 07:53 PM
pepatrick I may be missing something but that seems like one heck of a deal. Its got 5-6k worth of mods on it...go for it..
06-13-2013 07:52 PM
Chrome_Locust Ill have to drive it and see how it rides no because im not sure I can afford the regear right away. Im in talks with em about a trade in on my motorcycle so we'll see what happens!
06-13-2013 07:49 PM
Eorozco I say do it!! You will regret not getting it at that price. U can always re gear later on!
06-13-2013 07:35 PM
Flint_Holbrook Work with the dealer to do the gears. Offer him a grand for both ends to 4:56.
06-13-2013 07:29 PM
Chrome_Locust Yeah Indiana
06-13-2013 07:11 PM
JeepHerz
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Originally Posted by Chrome_Locust View Post
Hey everyone I'm new to the forum and to Jeeps in general so please bear with me. I've been doing some research for about a month now and have been looking for JK's in my area. Now let me say this up front... I'm COMPLETELY new to offroading so I'm learning all this as I go. With that said...

I found a JK in IN that looked promising, but I wanted other opinions in case I'm missing something. Its a 2013 with 412mi on it and its listed as new. I asked the dealer for some more information about the accessories on the Jeep and this is what he sent.



I'd appreciate your input guys!
Is that a typo? Is the Jeep in Indiana and you're in Wisconsin? Or did you type "In" twice?
06-13-2013 03:45 PM
dawhitesJKU Gears with master overhaul kits 550.00. Install should be between 6 and 900 for a grand total of no more than 1500.00. the best i found is 900.00 in my area.
06-13-2013 03:40 PM
WhiskeyMike Test drive it and see if it's sluggish. It might have 3.73 gears which wouldn't require a re-gear.
06-13-2013 03:39 PM
JeepCourtney3700 The only thing bad about posting something like this on a public forum is that you've made countless others aware of the specific jeep that you want and there's a good chance that the exact one that you are referring to will be purchased by someone else who's nearer and/or willing to pay more than you.

If you're just kicking tires, cool. But if you're serious about buying, go for a test drive and if you still like it, make an offer and go from there. Don't do any of this, "I'll think about it" bs that everyone says.

That said, the jeep sounds like a good deal. There are certain variables that I don't like about this particular vehicle, but those are largely personal preferences. Either way, you're on track to getting a new Jeep!!

That's awesome! Get excited and go git it!
06-13-2013 03:37 PM
Chrome_Locust So its going to be like $1200 PER axle? whew..
06-13-2013 03:35 PM
Plasticpirogue
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Any idea what gears and labor are going to run me? $1200 or so? Just trying to figure out if stock gears are something I can deal with while I save up for a bit.
Don't forget....you have to do TWO axles. That's a whole lotta fun for that much money, but I would personally rip that ape-tape off the sides. Looks like bat do-do.
06-13-2013 03:34 PM
dawhitesJKU get it before someone else picks it up. method wheels, upgraded tires, lifted, body armor, a winch....most of the jks run about the same price for stock. GET IT.
06-13-2013 03:28 PM
Duckquackers Looks like a good set up and most aftermarket parts are only covered by the respected manufacture not dealership. Swap of axle is about 1500 I just did mine with a rear locker for 2200 and went with a 4.56.
06-13-2013 03:23 PM
Chrome_Locust Any idea what gears and labor are going to run me? $1200 or so? Just trying to figure out if stock gears are something I can deal with while I save up for a bit.
06-13-2013 03:16 PM
Chrome_Locust I'm on a tight budget and this is RIIIIGHT at the edge of what I wanted to spend. I had entertained the idea of some that were right around $20k with no AC no accessories and then found this one.
06-13-2013 03:15 PM
Chrome_Locust
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