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Old 07-20-2012, 08:13 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

there you TJXJWJ you should buy it from him for what he is going to get from the scrap yard then pay for shipping. hell if you only spend 2k on getting it here then it was a steal. since low mileage WJ still pull anywhere from 5-10k here.
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:18 AM
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:48 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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there you TJXJWJ you should buy it from him for what he is going to get from the scrap yard then pay for shipping. hell if you only spend 2k on getting it here then it was a steal. since low mileage WJ still pull anywhere from 5-10k here.

Sounds good...but between the importing fees and the transport AND the repairs, and the taxes and title work, I'll kill any profit I'd make I'm sure. If he lived in the states though, it would totally be worth a cross-country trip though.
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:03 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

well dont forget its a right hand drive WG not too many around in the states if any. if it was just a WJ then i would agree, you might be able to make more on the rarity factor alone.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Right, I was speaking to a friend who said that I might be able to just change the clutch on the AC compressor? It does seem that that is the issue here.

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Is there anyway I can bypass this in the mean time (as I could do with using it tomorrow rather than getting the train ) and also is the clutch available separate from the compressor?

Going to phone the dealer tomorrow and get a price. No doubt I'll be

However, everyone says I'm fricking nuts just scrapping her or doing an eBay spares/repairs sale as it is so clean and I have spent 25k on it. I also paid the loan off in April so essentially it doesn't awe me anything which a new(er) car would.....

You could say I'm getting cold feet about the divorce.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

You might be able to get a belt for a 4.7 without AC, but I'm not sure if there is such a thing. Maybe some Dodge Dakotas came without AC...
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:00 PM
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You can get ac compressor delete kit but that will probably cost s much as a new clutch

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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Going along to my local shop tomorrow to confirm its the clutch...

I have totally blown this whole thing out of proportion. Looking at RockAuto.com I can get a new compressor for between 130-230 +40 ship which isn't bad but if it is just the clutch (praying it is) I can get the clutch kit + shipping for 90.

I was thinking I'd need to replace the entire unit at a stupid price. Can't get a compressor or clutch kit here sadly (dealer would be stupidly expensive) but I have taken next week of work anyway so can just wait on it arriving from the US.

Will post back tomorrow once confirmed.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Yeah, I read that looking through various threads from forums on a Google search. Pretty much 100% its just the clutch that needs changed.

With the amount I've spent on this thing, I'm absolutely delighted. I just paid it off in April and it is quite frankly factory fresh - not a scratch/dent anywhere.

Really want to kick off my photography so would rather invest in that than a new car anyway so worked out well. Decided to stop spending on the Jeep though, just maintain it and fix things when they break - no more mods.
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