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1979 Jeep J10 20 Pickup 4WD Base

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January 30, 2010, 7:37 pm

Theodore H
 

Question: how much would it cost me to restore this car?

it apears to be mostly cosmetic damage. the grill is missing, the headlights don't work, the tires are flat, the coler was blue but it faded and rusted a bit. on the inside, the sets are riped apart, and its dusty. but the engen seems to be in good condision.


February 1, 2010, 3:43 pm

Ron W
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Depends on what your consider "restore". If you just want to clean it up and drive it, maybe lees than $2K. If you want it like it came off the showroom floor, figure at least $10K and up.


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