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Old 03-24-2011, 10:04 PM
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Do I go for a YJ!?!

Finally got a TJ in our household last year and LOVE IT. Thats the girls though an damn is it just a blast to drive. Its clean an all nicey nicey of course but i've been real nuts about doing a 4BT swap into one for myself. Im a diesel freak. F-250 as my daily driver, 5th diesel i've owned... its just how i'll do life thats it. We have been thinkin about a VW TDI for her to keep fuel costs but update.... locally Jeep buddy may be handing over a deal he is passin up (owns a body/repair shop) and has been into the jeeps his hole life, buildin an whatever way past my knowledge. So got word of a guy who is building up is 08 or some junk 4door I dont know. Looks awesome to bad he is a typical queen to drive on road. Wants to do big upgrades with it and I guess is to the point hates even walking around his 1991 YJ in his driveway.

Frame and body is great. Frame to the bestest part of the whole setup. New shackles and all suspension components. 80K on the straight 6 and only thing I hate is the auto trans. Only thing is he did was a new water pump and didn't get it right I guess the fan doesn't connect to it for some reason. Can you just put an electric fan on it? Otherwise thats it. Jeeps mint and he just wants it out of his way at this point so i have an idea how to meet him and try not to sound to eager about it as well as know he wants it gone.

For me, just a fun driver... I would run her no carpets nothing.. two seats and a steering wheel. I think comes with both hard and soft top, both doors and few other things. Im pretty damn pumped but not gettin hopes up. Hopefully happens an can get pics soonif I do..

Goin there with $1000 an told that should do it.

God I can't wait to go in the trails with it over the girls so she doesn't freak out!

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I think the correct question is, "why wouldn't you?"

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Hell the hard top and doors are worth $1k alone. Sounds like one hell of a deal.
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Electric fan is an easy swap/install ,for a grand you cannot go wrong so GO SQUARE !!!!!
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Is it in your driveway yet? title in hand
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you don't want it just tell me where it is i will take care of it
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If he didn't get the water pump right, he may not have gotten the right water pump. If it is serpentine it spins opposite direction. If that is wrong you get weird overheating issues.
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:33 PM
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Ok so update:

Jeep is in great condition. For all I want with it she is perfect. His real number is like 3K but hopefully he doesn't say no to my 2500 offer. Few things it needs but nothing I don't see an issue one night in the garage. I like it sure enough. its all together, an although here and there things, the frame is mint. Body mounts are great. Shackles you name it. Someone did put a lot of work in cause its a new motor (not new new but fresh). Either out of a cherokee or they put the pump of one on so the fan doesn't mount up he had. Not a big deal just use electric motor or something. I"ll fix it. Between my truck an the girls mint TJ we have cars. I want the YJ experiance of goin in the woods and NOT CARING. I"ll fix what breaks otherwise run it and get her strong.

I think 3K isn't a bad deal for what I personally got to see. Put my personal touch on it with some MORE bedliner which he did (yes I know he deff covered a lot up) but its all good. I am pretty damn pumped... set of black wheels an some M/T's an i'll be damn happy! Perhaps a manual tranny... but for now run it and have some fun. HOpefully can say we are a 2 wrangler household and mine is the real one!
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Old 03-28-2011, 02:39 PM
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So I may go for it. As of now I am at $3,000 for it. Needs a few housr of work and i'll be going down the road for sure. Frame is mint. Body is better than it can get for a NY jeep.

So, anyone to help push me in the right direction cause I sure would love to get into the woods more! An my damn truck doesn't fit!

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