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Old 06-01-2011, 10:27 AM
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Default What's a good build with $3k-5k budget?

I am going to college and I need to get a decent vehicle to drive. I have heard that jeep Cherokees are fairly durable and fun to have. Right now I have 3000-5000 to spend. What to you guys think I should get? I live in Maryland and have been looking through craigslist and such.
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:28 AM
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97-99 Jeep Cherokee would be a good choice.
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:34 AM
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Try and find one outside of the rust belt. If there is snow where the XJ came from, there will be rust in the floors, rocker panels, and trunk floor.
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:38 AM
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X2 in the 3k range. then use the rest for a lift, tires, tune up, & licensed!
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:42 AM
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Got my 2001 XJ for $2000. Runs like a champ and just needs a Lil body work. Mine is only a 2WD though. 4WD is going to cost you a Lil more
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