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jayson85 02-25-2012 07:24 AM

Looking for new a jeep!
 
So I'm looking for a new jeep after I just crashed my last one (wasn't my fault) I'm
Not new to the jeep world but I just want to know what should I look for when buying a jeep besides kicking the tires ect... Please reply thanks!

jp2611 02-25-2012 07:28 AM

It really depends what you are looking for.....DD/ hard core off-road rig/ a family hauler, (like a JKU) something to wrench on and build?

JMO but whatever you decide to get I would try and find as close to stock as possible!!

dabolt55 02-25-2012 07:32 AM

Good advice JP, it's easier to build up your reputation than modding down...:thumb:

ebigham1 02-25-2012 07:35 AM

Check for rust, over spray from recent paint, see if fluids have been changed, breaks, tires, any strange noises, make sure everything works properly and just shop around for price.

jayson85 02-25-2012 08:18 AM

I was looking at this one http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/2863751614.html but I was gonna try to knock him down to like 9500

Gary2 02-25-2012 11:00 AM

winch ,DS and rears are nice, 6" lift is a bit much for 35s and if its short arms you will be unhappy . The steering is not one of the more desirable designs either. I wouldn't pay 11 either .

jayson85 02-25-2012 11:05 AM

It's got a long arm rubicon express lift

jp2611 02-26-2012 05:23 AM

IDK that much about Jeep prices...I have seen some wild gaps from what people on here have said they paid....IMO that Jeep owner is trying to get back his money for the mods....and unless that Jeep is Modded EXACTLY like you want it, you get to pay to change the mods.....Yes the miles are good..... but IJDK...also (and maybe just a pic) but the one straight on from the front looks as if the JEEP is leaning towards the passenger side.

Maybe I notice, or think I notice this, because my '04 did this....I replaced with OME lift and spacer to level it back out....not a cheap fix. The only way I could tell for sure was to use a tape measure on all 4 corners.

Good Luck!


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