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OT:Need tips buying G. Wagoneer, What to look for?

I need to purchase a vehicle in the DC area to pull a U-haul trailer back to Texas. I have a budget of $2500. I would like to find a decent running G. Wagoneer and use it as my tow vehicle. I may clean it up a little bit and resell it back in Texas. I need some tips on specific problem areas with G. Wags. Likely rust locations and major problems. I can handle the engine/drivetrain, I just don't know what to look for beyond that.

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Re: OT:Need tips buying G. Wagoneer, What to look for?

Common rust areas are the frame near the gas tank and the lower quarter panels. The hood release cables like to snap and the headliners fall down alot but its all pretty minor stuff. They have a pretty good driveline for the most part... just the usual AMC engine problems: oil pressure, etc.... Check out www.ifsja.org for lots of info and classifieds.
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