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My $4000 driveway rig.....I LOVE IT!

Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by Premierplowing, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. Premierplowing

    Premierplowing Member
    Messages: 40

    Thought I'd share with you guys my latest triumph...heres the details
    1995 Wrangler Sahara=$500
    title/registration= $150
    brake lines/steering shaft= $610
    like new Meyer 6,5ft=$2200
    Snow tires/oilchange=$310
    custom fab backdrag blade =$300

    Total= just over $4k

    I made 1/2 back the first snowfall.....Priceless



  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Jeeps are kickass for driveways.
  3. RangerDogg

    RangerDogg Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 201

    Nice deal i wont a jeep some day
  4. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    Thats a beautiful thing, have it paid for by the first of the year.
  5. martyman

    martyman Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    Very nice...wish I had the time to make one of those backdrag blades...your hydraulic lines are not done right...you put the left ram hose through the ring on the right side of the A frame and the right side line through the left so the don't get caught.
  6. FondySnowPlowin

    FondySnowPlowin Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    nice set up...i'm looking for a set-up like that!
  7. ppandr

    ppandr Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    Beef up that front suspension if you haven't already. My 90 (4cyl. 5 sp) I bought for $1900 and put and used $800 blade on it 6 years ago. If I had to guess I billed out $30k with it since. Replaced clutch master cylinder and front brake lines to date.
  8. Premierplowing

    Premierplowing Member
    Messages: 40

    from what I've read, its not necessary to beef up the suspension on the 6 cyls. The front end only drops slighly when the blade is raised.
  9. gunsworth

    gunsworth Senior Member
    Messages: 523

    wouldnt it be $2000 instead of priceless? Haha. seriously nice score though, those go for 5k around here
  10. ppandr

    ppandr Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    No...mine drops 2" when my airbags are not inflated properly and wait till you bottom out on the bump stops, nevermind the lights shining 50' in front of you.
  11. martyman

    martyman Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    My front end has heavy duty front track bar and Timbrens
  12. Premierplowing

    Premierplowing Member
    Messages: 40

    this is a 95 with a leafspring front suspension.....the coil over shocks dont handle the load as well therefore the need for airbags,timbrens etc
  13. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    What, no picture of the license plates? :rolleyes: