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JCW a collectors car in the future?

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Old 01-03-2017, 01:43 PM
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Just located a 2006 JCW that appears to be white with reddish interior and carbon fiber mirrors and a few other items. 106k miles for $4800 in NC. Sounds right, drives well. Is price in the ballpark for such?
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Old 01-05-2017, 08:55 AM
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Without seeing that is a good price. Look on the selling page here and you will see what they want and do a Kelly Blue Book.

Just remember at the those miles you need to recognize that the following items may need to be serviced/replaced: supercharger, crank pulley, crank sensor o-ring, water pump, t-stat, alternator, belt and belt tensioner. This does not even go into the suspension and suspension bushings.

Unless the car interior was shot and the body rusted I would not have issues buying this car in a heart beat.
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Old 01-05-2017, 10:06 AM
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Thanks! Passed on the JCW for now as it will likely sit in the warehouse with other exotics until the right person comes along. Bought an 05 S 6spd model and am headed for the shop to see how much work is needed before I invest any money in a dark hole..lol
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