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Old 03-24-2011, 09:36 AM
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Thinking about a niner...

So I have a good chance at getting a 5.9. It has engine work done to it (beefy), IRO LA 6" lift, regeared, 242 swapped, and alot of other things...

runs great!! My question to you... it has only 98k miles on it. Guy wants to sell it for 6k. It would be my DD for a while.

What do you guys think? I'm not really worried about milage... but would this be an ok DD until I can get another pull/dd diesel? How would she do off road?


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Old 03-24-2011, 07:51 PM
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Re: Thinking about a niner...

Im running a 5.9 on 33s for dd not bad use to drive mine 50 miles round trip to work every day.
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Old 03-27-2011, 10:06 PM
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Re: Thinking about a niner...

98k miles is no problem, but I'd be more concerend with how hard it's been beat off road!
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Re: Thinking about a niner...

Check my thread:

As a guy that drove a highly modded one daily for about 18 months, I would tell you it is great on the road. However, with engine work, you're looking at 15-16 mpg, and remember, you have to run PREMIUM. It's not very economical. I have since bought a 35 mpg saturn car, and am looking at selling my niner. They have tons of power. One thing that sucked for me is I also own a 2008 SRT. When people see it, they know it is something special. However, when I tell them about my 5.9 Limited, they have no clue what I am talking about. Just mentioning in case prestige is an issue for u...
2008 Grand Cherokee SRT - Steel Blue Metallic - SRT Option Group I

Interior: Full V-LED Interior, Kicker Audio System Upgrade (w/ Dual Subs), Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT Nav System, SRT Door Sills (all 4 doors), Illuminated SRT Sills, Full WeatherTech Floor Coverings
Exterior: 8000k Highs/Lows/Fogs/Reverse HID's, Color Changing LED Front Turn Signals, LED Tails, LIPS Rear Fog Harness, LED Corner & License Lights, RM360 Antenna
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