Looking for a car, any good websites to look at?

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  1. millermagic

    millermagic Rockin the pinktop

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    I'll take the scrambler in the second link.
     
  2. titaniummd

    titaniummd Notebook Deity

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    www.vehix.com

    www.autotrader.com

    www.carmax.com
     
  3. Jason

    Jason Overclocker NBR Reviewer

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    craigslist will have the most I think. You could also try ebay.
     
  4. K-TRON

    K-TRON Hi, I'm Jimmy Diesel ^_^

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    It seems like the only two full size jeeps are pretty heavy. I may just look for a CJ. I need to convince dad first. The goal is to maximize fuel economy with a 2-stroke, so the lighter the vehicle the better.
    The engine will fit in a CJ, I just need to upgrade the suspension to take the 1000lb three cylinder engine.

    K-TRON
     
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    The Fire Snake Notebook Virtuoso

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    What do you intend to use the jeep for? Off roading, rock crawling etc?
     
  6. K-TRON

    K-TRON Hi, I'm Jimmy Diesel ^_^

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    I do not do offroading or rock crawling. My family is a very jeep loving family, so my options are Jeep only ;)
    I plan on swapping the 6 cylinder engine with a more powerful 3 cylinder diesel. I should get about 30-34mpg with it, if I gear it right.

    3 cylinder may sound small, but the engine weighs 1000lbs alone, (which is more than 2x the weight of the 6 cylinder) and outputs 145hp at 318ft/lbs torque. Its supercharged and turbocharged :D

    K-TRON
     
  7. Syndrome

    Syndrome Torque Matters

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    How much displacement you running on it? Sounds like it would be a great ride, but why not take the jeep off road, I guess over in NY you don't know what a mountain is. ;)
     
  8. K-TRON

    K-TRON Hi, I'm Jimmy Diesel ^_^

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    I think offroading is illegal in New York State, so the closest places are in Pennsylvania. I have no need to rock crawl, its like purposely trying to break something to have fun.
    The displacement is 53 Cubic inches per cylinder, so its 159cubic inches.
    If I went with the 4 cylinder I would have 212cubic inch, but the 4 cylinder is another 400 pounds, and that would require a much bigger vehicle.

    K-TRON
     
  9. Syndrome

    Syndrome Torque Matters

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    2.6L, Yeah, that could be fun. But wow, if off roading was illegal here then I'd be in prison by now. ;) Definitely keep me updated on how it goes though. And I want some videos of you roll'n coal once you get it all together.
     
  10. Modly

    Modly Warranty Voider

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    No joke, if off-roading was illegal here in Oregon, I would be doing alot more hiking to my favourite shooting spot.
     
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