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Old 04-21-2016, 03:14 PM
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Salvage autos auction

Any of you guys ever buy a vehicle from this outfit? I'm considering a non-running jeep for a power plant swap. Seems like an inexpensive way of picking up a donor vehicle.



http://www.salvageautosauction.com/
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Old 04-21-2016, 03:46 PM
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what powerplant are you looking for?
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Old 04-21-2016, 03:49 PM
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Looks kinda cool! If you're looking just for parts....may be a pretty good deal.
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Old 04-21-2016, 03:54 PM
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I worked for an insurance company some years back and sold a lot of salvage cars. I would look carefully for is damaged housings. They can crack in an accident, especially if they're cast aluminum. That concern is less if you're looking for engine only and the engine has an iron block.
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:02 PM
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I'm just looking for the jeep body and axles (for now) and will repower the jeep with chevy a conversion.
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:08 PM
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What year jeep and model are you looking for?
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:35 PM
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2008 or newer. Cool

Axle housings at least front will have a good chance of being bent.

I bent mine just driving the desert.

Any salvage title you get will make selling latter a pain.

Just the word scares buyers.

That being said it's the best/cheapest way to build a jk .

The 08-02 will be less since they have the less desirable motor Trans combo.

Another option is drop a used mopar v8 in it with a adaptor harness so all your gauges work.



You thinking bigger axles 2? Dana 60's?
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:38 PM
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Yes, bigger axles, 60 in front, either a Ford 9 or GM 14 bolt out back.
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:47 PM
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I would recomend if you want it street legal then find a motor conversion that keep all dash and gauges working.
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