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For Sale: 1998 Jeep Wrangler in Mooresville, North Carolina

Vehicle Description

HIGHLIGHTS: Classic '90s Wrangler ready for fun daily use! Black on red! Full hardtop! Peppy 4.0L six-cylinder and automatic transmission!

BODY OVERVIEW: Formerly a Northern vehicle, The body on this Jeep is in overall good condition, with the exterior being very straight showing only a few outwards signs of metal deterioration. This Jeep appears to be largely original sheet metal, and like most Jeeps it does have some rust showing in some areas. But, don't let that scare you as the majority of the frame was repaired with a frame overhaul kit, and as can be seen from the photos it was installed properly and brought new life to this Wrangler.

PAINT CONDITION OVERVIEW: The paint is in good overall condition, but does appear to be original or an older repaint. Wear and tear is typical of a jeep this age, but it does not appear to have lived a life of heavy abuse. The paint could probably go for a nice buff job, but it shines well enough for daily driver duty.

INTERIOR CONDITION OVERVIEW: The interior appears to be almost all original, and the aftermarket red Smittybuilt bucket seats are both a welcome and an attractive upgrade. The locking center console and aftermarket stereo finish it out nicely! The front seats are in near-new condition, while the original rear seat and door panels are in good original condition. The gauges, stereo, and heat all work properly.

MECHANICAL OVERVIEW: Under the hood is the mighty Jeep 4.0L inline six cylinder. This engine has that distinctive Jeep sound, and has achieved legendary status over the years for providing adequate power and extreme reliability. Based on the AMC 258 (4.2L) inline six, this is a power plant with provenance. This Jeep fires right up, and sounds smooth through the OEM-style muffler. It drives straight, steers tightly, and delivers a pleasant ride.
Sitting on a modest 2.5" lift kit and well-fitted tires make this Jeep a pleasure to drive, which is pretty hard to come by in a CJ, Wrangler, or any other old Jeep. This is the perfect option for fair-weather daily driving!

Upgrades include:

- Hood mounted light bar
-32x11.50R15 tires on ProComp wheels
-Transfer case drop kit
-Assorted new suspension components
-New brake lines
-New steering gearbox
-Airaid intake
-New exhaust from catalytic converter back

WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT THIS CAR: It is tastefully modified, and comes with a truckload of new parts to further upgrade it! Spare parts include:

-Rear drum to disc brake conversion kit
-3.73 ring and pinion kit for the differentials
-Higher quality transfer case drop kit
-Matching ProComp wheel for the spare
-Viper alarm system
-Skyjacker steering stabilizer
-New bump stops
-Rampage Products spare tire extender kit
- Everything shown in the photos!

WHAT YOU MIGHT HATE ABOUT THIS CAR: If you're looking for a 110% restored show car with zero rust and a fresh paint job, this isn't it, but it is a great little driver. This Jeep was ordered without air conditioning, so that's the only thing we'd change!

DOES IT NEED ANYTHING? Everything works! Turn-key ready!

WHAT BUYER IS LOOKING FOR THIS CAR? This Jeep is for the buyer looking for a road-ready Jeep they can drive and enjoy the same day they buy it. If you're looking for a Jeep that drives well enough that you can easily drive it daily in nice weather, while upgrading it and improving it on the weekends, this may be it!

Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704) 663-0432 or visit


Air Conditioning N/A
Heater YES
Speedometer YES
Odometer YES
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tachometer YES
Wipers YES
Windows YES
Horn YES
Radio YES
Headlights YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Tire Condition: Like New, 2018 date code, spare is old
Keys - Ignition, Door & Trunk YES
Seatbelts YES
Runs & Drives YES
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Vehicle Details

  • 1998 Jeep Wrangler
  • Listing ID: CC-1514000
  • Price: $9,995
  • Location:Mooresville, North Carolina
  • Year:1998
  • Make:Jeep
  • Model:Wrangler
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Gray
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:148888
  • Stock Number:2573
  • VIN:1J4FY19SXWP717934
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