Curious what you all suggest is a fair price or going rate for a pair of clean, complete, fully functioning CJ/YJ doors?
Mac I know the Jeep salvage yard you are referring to. I have seen them at place in So Cal that also specializes in parting Jeeps (mostly YJ’s and TJ’s), that we frequent when we need something we don’t have stashed away. They will load up multiple rust free tubs, doors, and other sheetmetal, and cart it back to Colorado. I know the prices from So Cal, and the prices that are charged in CO are very different!I paid $200.00 for my doors, but they were really rough. I'm a retired body man, so I was able to recondition them for the cost of my labor.
Having them painted would have cost the same for real nice doors or reconditioned doors.
Around Denver, I see them for $600.00 to $800.00 for private sales. One salvage yard that specializes in Jeeps sells "reconditioned" full doors for $1500.00. They're nuts!
You might find a bargain if you're patient and have cash.
I'm assuming you want to have the doors painted to match your Jeep. If you don't, you can skip the following paragraph.
Since the doors that you're considering buying have been repainted once and have door dings. you'll want to totally disassemble them and have them media blasted before taking them to be painted.
Even before that, fit the doors to the tub. As you state, the hinges show where they had been adjusted prior. You'll want the doors to fit before having them painted.
Get your paint estimate including repairing the crack and door dings before having them media blasted. You might be surprised how much it'll cost to have the doors repaired and painted, even with you doing the tear down and re-assembly.
You can have the locks re-keyed to the tailgate key (maybe even the ignition key) while the doors are at the media blaster or the paint shop.
Quadratec and Morris 4X4 sell door gaskets and window channels. Your window channels might be OK, but you'll need new door surround gaskets.
You can tighten the window cranks as you reassemble the doors.
Good Luck, L.M.
$600 each from the dealer really dosent sound that bad. Wonder what they might have sold hardtops for? One of the aftermarket guys is getting $2500 for a used top. That's insane IMO.