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    Been Around the Block mstraw9379's Avatar
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    Son is looking at an '89 YJ

    So this thing has 160,000 miles on it. The engine needs some work (current owner has parts, pistons and rings). The tub and frame look like they are in good shape.
    He has a lot of extra stuff, tonneau cover, windjammer, bikini top. Also has half doors and a hard top. The steering feels loose and it may need ball joints (felt a little wobble when hitting bumps in the road)

    They are asking $3000 for it. What do you guys think? Worth it?

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    I personally would run away from any YJ.


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    Ehh... A YJ could be a fun project, but if it's got motor issues I'd probably get it for half of that.



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    Motor issues and front end issues on a YJ on the east coast for $3k. Nope.


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    Quote Originally Posted by OverlanderJK View Post
    Motor issues and front end issues on a YJ on the east coast for $3k. Nope.


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    This^^^^ $1000 or less is what I would pay for something with front end damage and motor issues
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    Sounds like he should be paying you to take it away, not the other way around.


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    Way too much.


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