VIN: 1J4FY29P8WP767197 condition: excellent cylinders: 4 cylinders drive: 4wd fuel: gas odometer: 159200 paint color: white title status: clean transmission: manual type: SUV
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159,200k manual Stone White 2.5l 1998 TJ. Garage and Driveway kept. Never parked overnight in the street. Milage to go up as I continue to use it weekly. Located in South Brooklyn near Bay Ridge. No accidents, and I'll provide you a carfax if required.
Ready for summer, this TJ has been meticulously cared for by me, a mechanical engineer, and my cousin, a mechanic. It’s got 159k miles on it with some light engine work done last year, approximately 6k miles ago by Thomas Auto Engine rebuilders, with a transferable warrantee on the engine. This is good until november of 2020. There are some body spots which I've pictured to the best of my ability. If required, email me for additional pictures as I have lots.
Some info on the engine work:
This engine needed it's piston skirt replaced, which while the engine was out I decided to do a rebore of the original engine block. This will give a slight increase to power and efficiency over its original form.
Thomas Auto Engine rebuilders are known for classic car engine builds, offroad engine builds and marine engines. I specifically chose this builder to ensure that my engine would last multiple hundreds of miles more. This comes with a three year warrantee from them, and I have paperwork for what was done as well as the warrantee. Theres two years left on this.
Some info on the Jeep:
This 98 will cost more than others of the same year. Why might that be? Allow me to explain what you will be driving away with:
Its frame is solid, without issues, and carefully maintained over the years. It gets a regular clean and inspection with an occasional coat of preventative rust proofing. I've posted pictures, and I normally do my frame inspections about this time, and I would consider re-coating this summer. If you need guidance on this, I am more than happy to help.
Its does not have your standard small tank. This bad boy can hold 19 gals of gas! Talk about having fun at the pump, it's a thrill!
It has beefy tires that have minimal wear at less than 10k miles on them. General Grabber AT2’s to be specific. They look cool, and they ride like a street tire.
Most TJs are loud inside, but mine has dynamat lining underneath its carpet, with additional gym mat like material in the trunk for additional deadening. The underside of the hood has an adhesive heat shield which also acts as a dampener. The hardtop interior is also carpeted, which cuts down on road noise significantly. You can actually have a normal volume conversation with your significant other. My apologies for that.
It comes with both hard full and half doors, as well as a two piece hard top and a bikini top. What does that mean? That means that you can have any combination of open air that you might like. Want to cruise down the interstate at a cozy 55 mph with half doors and an open top? You got it. Winter time wheeling? Full doors and top on. Spring time and you’re getting antsy for summer? Drop those half windows in the back and keep the top on or roll around with the bikini. What you get with this is many configurations to drive around in whatever mood you want to. Both sets of doors also use the same key, since I’ve had the locks to the half doors keyed to the same key as the full ones and ignition.
It’s a baby in terms of total milage. These can last to 300 and above with proper maintenance. You’ll need to continue my regular 3k mile oil change interval if you want it to stay that way.
Some info on more recent and older upkeep:
New shocks about 1k miles ago. Rancho 5000x’s. I dig em, and you will too.
New brake pads about 4k ago.
Engine piston bore (previously mentioned)
Track bar replaced
Sway bar links replaced
New air filter, spark wires, spark plugs
New battery - approximately 1 year ago
Transmission mount replaced
New (Luk) Clutch
New water pump
New power steering hose/assembly
New Bosch fuel pump
And some more, but those are the highlights
Some info on creature comfort upgrades:
Dynamat lining along floorboards/trunk/wheelwell
Dynamat inside of doors
Boom-mat spray liner on inside of door panels
Heat shield dampening on underside of hood
Soundbar with upgraded speakers and polyfil
5.25 Polk speakers in the front with Nalin brackets
Foam baffles for dash speakers
Under-seat Amp to control sounder/dash (note: if you want to add a subwoofer, you’ll need a larger amp, though I honestly wouldn’t worry about it - the sound bar takes care of the bass well enough)
Floor liners from mixed brands - front Quadratech, rear rigged ridge - trunk tread-lightly. All the same manufacturer, different branding. Weathertech style.
Note on the pictures: the only thing on the jeep that will be removed from it is the KC lights and the shift knob. They were a gift from my wife and I'd like to keep them. I will reinstall the stock knob.
Also included with this Jeep is a box of other stock parts that you may wish to either reinstall, trash, donate, sell, etc. Its mostly things like halogen headlights, stock 4wd shifter, extra nuts/bolts/screws.
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