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 Post subject: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
 Post Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:49 pm 
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I picked this up on the cheap, needs a head gasket. I've got the motor torn down, heads going in tomorrow to get checked at the machine shop, then back on the jeep on thurstday.
<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/i6rFR24j870vYWr297g7dg?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/_aWxc-UP1mIM/TCCd6Irpi7I/AAAAAAAAFW8/rWkD6MfAVqk/s400/Front%20Left.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/ChuckandBrandi/1997CherokeeSport?feat=embedwebsite">1997 Cherokee Sport</a></td></tr></table>

It's a '97 Cherokee Sport, 4dr, 4x4, auto, power everything (including mirrors), tilt, cruise, AC, the works, 148,000 miles. Hopeing to sell in the $2200 range.

I'm going to do the following:
Head gasket $125 (upper gasket set and head bolts)
Thermostat $8
upper and lower radiator hoses $40
cap, rotor, plugs, wires $60
serp belt $35
diff fluid change $40
tranny/tcase fluid change $40
install a radio (something cheap from craigslist probably) $20

<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AVJE_9MWlyg9wDxb0pfknA?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/_aWxc-UP1mIM/TCCeaHyaUjI/AAAAAAAAFW8/T9EacEcJWGI/s400/Front%20Right.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/ChuckandBrandi/1997CherokeeSport?feat=embedwebsite">1997 Cherokee Sport</a></td></tr></table>

<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/tbrAvpg5WGKSmmxEFvUxQw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/_aWxc-UP1mIM/TCCen4yS66I/AAAAAAAAFW8/RNkLT35sTGE/s400/P6210152.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/ChuckandBrandi/1997CherokeeSport?feat=embedwebsite">1997 Cherokee Sport</a></td></tr></table>

<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/TtLDHTO2oRoMmL_2GovEkw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/_aWxc-UP1mIM/TCCepwqqntI/AAAAAAAAFW8/qe8wbAq65M4/s400/Interior%201.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/ChuckandBrandi/1997CherokeeSport?feat=embedwebsite">1997 Cherokee Sport</a></td></tr></table>

<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/sMw456zKsbEFvpmB6P6qhw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_aWxc-UP1mIM/TCCew0UdGSI/AAAAAAAAFW8/F3m8RDBzDoE/s400/Interior%203.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/ChuckandBrandi/1997CherokeeSport?feat=embedwebsite">1997 Cherokee Sport</a></td></tr></table>

<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/o4umOX__FOx6b3bgLukClQ?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/_aWxc-UP1mIM/TCCe0YiwqYI/AAAAAAAAFW8/6wsXzLbjHpw/s400/Interior%202.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/ChuckandBrandi/1997CherokeeSport?feat=embedwebsite">1997 Cherokee Sport</a></td></tr></table>

Total investment: $368.00
Total possible profit: $1,832

Anybody need a reliable XJ for $2200?

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
 Post Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:58 pm 
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Chuck wrote:
Anybody need a reliable XJ for $2200?



I will give you $200

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
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Watchamaklit wrote:
Chuck wrote:
Anybody need a reliable XJ for $2200?



I will give you $200


I'm surprised you didn't say "$.01 shipped"

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
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Chuck wrote:
Watchamaklit wrote:
Chuck wrote:
Anybody need a reliable XJ for $2200?



I will give you $200


I'm surprised you didn't say "$.01 shipped"

that's because i am serious.

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
 Post Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:23 pm 
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You're hilarious! :-)

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'72 Oldsmobile Cutlass convertible - the family fun car
'05 Chevrolet 3500 dually, duramax, stock
'05 Honda Odessey awesomevan
'08 Chevrolet HHR company car - The silver bullet

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
 Post Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:00 pm 
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nice chuck...even if it is a XJ. :eek2:

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:21 am 
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PapsOldDually wrote:
nice chuck...even if it is a XJ. :eek2:


i couldn't beat the price :-)

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 Post subject: Re: My new to me 1997 XJ Sport
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Motor's back together, AC's works good, this is a great little XJ :-)

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