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Might buy??

My neighbor is selling a 1999 ranger 4x4 with 112,000 miles. He said he will give it to me for 1500 because it needs new tires and a new clutch. My question is, is this a good deal and how much does a new clutch usually cost? The outside is in excellent shape, one scratch on the passenger fender but who cares. It seems like a decent deal even though I have to get tires and a clutch. What do you think?
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i had to put a clutch in my car and it cost $750... parts arent bad but the labor kills you
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Yeah, I'm just wondering what the parts would cost. My buddy lives a couple hours away but can do it for free.
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that always helps...tires can be pricey too
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Seems like a pretty darn good price even with the work needed. What engine? Extended or Regular cab?
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Extended cab with the V6. He is also going to throw in a new battery.
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If the motor runs good I would jump on it. Clutch's aren't that expensive.
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If the motor runs good I would jump on it. Clutch's aren't that expensive.
4WD and engine are both strong as hell.
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what v6 does it have
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Im pretty sure the 4.0L
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good running motor
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yeah and I know the guy real well. He is crazy about his cars. Takes care of them real well, oil changes. Everything. He just did some work to it too
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buy it, get a decent clutch and do it yourself to save some money
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sounds like a great deal. clutches aren't that bad if your doing them yourselves its the labor cost that gets most people and that many miles on a 4.0 is nothing.
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Alright I'm gonna go for it then. I wanna lift it and do some **** to it
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well lifting it is the best way to go. and there is plenty of **** to do
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Yeah I would get it for sure. If its got the 4.0 OHV that engine is bulletproof, very reliable. I've got 185k on mine and I can still punch it and floor it and it takes it with ease.
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Great price, i say go for it.
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Great price, i say go for it.
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