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That sounds like a project to me. A lot of little things that won't be all that little once you get into it. It does look really clean on the bottom though, and if you have some change in your pockets and a little knowhow, I think it sounds like a decent vehicle.

The dealer is lying to you IMO. I doubt he's rolling back miles on this one though. Brakes should feel good from the start, it probably needs a full brake job and bleeding. I would expect that buying an old used vehicle like an XJ. The newest ones are 22 years old now! Pulling to the right could be the tires, the alignment, or the brakes. Or all 3. If its not starting correctly, it needs a tuneup or maybe a fuel pump. I would again, expect to do a tuneup on a vehicle of this age.

Headlights, turn signals, wipers, and spare wheels/tires are all cheap for these. Rangers, explorers, and many other jeeps use the same bolt patterns and will fit. Headlights are basic outdated 5x7s that you'll probably want to replace with led or better halogens anyways. I went with Rampage housings on mine, but many others run those terrible ebay LEDs. If you go LED, do everyone else on the road a favor and spend the money on good ones with a cutoff so they (we) aren't blinded.

I don't care about the dealer. If you don't trust him, don't buy from him. If you understand the vehicle and like the price, get it. The economics of being caught in payments to a dealer on a 22-30yr old vehicle is a topic for another time.
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