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Old 02-08-2016, 10:38 PM
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Hello! Looking for first jeep..

I've been researching for a few weeks now. Can't seem to make up my mind. Really love the classic dash look of the CJ but wanting a daily driver. Do a lot of freeway driving and heard those aren't great for daily. I like the price point of the YJ but not so sure about the carburetor. The TJ is nice, not really any complaints besides finding a decent priced one without rust. I guess my question is, which is better as a daily driver and less problems in the long run?

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Old 02-08-2016, 10:43 PM   #2

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Welcome. This is the new member check in area, you'll get better responses by reposting question in the General Discussion area.

TJ! Easier to find parts, fuel injection is huge when you plan to go off road. . Look at EBay, that's where I found mine, 1000's of options. Look for rust! Between skid plate and frame rails, CA brackets etc.

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I would go with a TJ, plus it will be better for freeway driving.
craigslist is another good place to look for one.
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Welcome, x2 on the TJ..
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Welcome! Hard to beat a TJ for a first jeep - unless you need 4-doors.
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Old 02-14-2016, 08:43 PM
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Thanks all! After researching and all your opinions I believe I've narrowed down to TJ, 2 door, 6 cylinder, manual. Found a sahara 2000 nearby for a decent price but "AC needs work". Owner says has all components installed by has heater core bypass. So my guess is the heater core is cracked, which I've read is a common problem with these. Average repair $500-700? or ~$100 for the part and try to fix myself... Still debating but otherwise it looks good. Again thanks for the welcomes and hoping I'll have one soon and be able to post pictures!

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