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1. I started on a Thursday morning looking at Craigslist, and by the afternoon I had found an old-man-style ’89 XJ with a 4.0L engine that had some strange rattles and shakes and a front end that went clunk on bumps. But I needed a vehicle built and on the road to the event in Arizona by Monday, so I took it to Jason Bunch at Tri-County Gear in Pomona, California, for a once-over. Bunch and I checked it out and figured that the $1,800 asking price was fair but still hurt the overall budget. After explaining to the seller some of the finer points about horse trading, it was mine for 1,300 bucks.
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