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Posted: 5/22/2005 11:51:00 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/22/2005 11:51:55 AM EDT by junker46]
The quick and dirty:

1950 M-38

198 C.I. V-6 'even fire' Buick Eng.
electronic ing.
stock tranny
stock transfercase
Warn overdrive
freewheeling hubs
stock 5:88 ratio axles
10" J-series drum brakes
2 1/2 inch rancho lift
new NDT tires (one extra)
turn signals
all gages work
full light system functional
spare and gas can mounted on back
original ant. mount
very straight frame
very straight body: light surface rust, no cancer
roll bar
new windshield, has both mirrors
military seats (no rear seat)
New black soft top w/ doors
Koeing hard top (needs restore)

The story behind this Jeep is it was a shop truck for some outfit called "Mile High Jeep" out of CO. so all the mods -including the body mods (firewall and finder hacking)- were well done. There are probably a few things not mentioned but nothing negative. I know it's not original, but it’s not a garage queen, either. It was built to be a daily driver. To mod-out and restore a vintage Jeep to this condition would be significantly higher than the asking price.

Asking: $6300. Opinions?

Link Posted: 5/22/2005 3:07:56 PM EDT
A bit high for my taste.

Offer $5K if you really want it. I know all too well about Willy's restoration cost.
Link Posted: 5/22/2005 3:19:08 PM EDT
I have no idea about the price, however the cool factor is way up there, bet it would look great next to my TJ
Link Posted: 5/22/2005 3:23:38 PM EDT
198 C.I. V-6 'even fire' Buick Eng? when did they do that? this is not the org. engine. I would talk them down on that price.
Link Posted: 5/22/2005 3:54:21 PM EDT
That seems a bit high. But if you really want it does it really matter what they are asking for it?
Link Posted: 5/22/2005 7:08:44 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Henny:
That seems a bit high. But if you really want it does it really matter what they are asking for it?

True, just being cautious about what would be fair market value.
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