Grand Wagoneer by Classic Gentleman, internationally recognized as a leading buyer, restorer and seller of low mile, excellent condition Grand Wagoneers, presents this beautiful low 77,720 mile White & Tan southern Wagoneer with the rare sunroof equipped option.
This 1988 Wagoneer, until our purchase, was always registered in the sunny state of North Carolina. She was kept far from the daily use of corrosive road salts that the northern and mid western states dump on their highways. The frames and undercarriages of a Grand Wagoneer are the most important part and staying clear of road salt is vital to their structural integrity. The Carfax proves she was always a southern belle along with displaying the low 77,720 miles as original and no accidents ever reported against this Grand. (Those low miles work out to just a little over 2,000 miles per year usage over this Grand’s sheltered lifetime.
Her major restoration works were all completed under 2 years and 1,500 miles ago. She was restored and sold to a truly wonderful couple for use in their island home in southern GA. Our past buyer’s lives have changed and they have sold their southern house and down sizing. As a result of the move, they have lost their indoor garage space for their small classic car collection.
A beautiful cosmetic restoration matched with comprehensive mechanical and electrical works including a newly remanufactured engine, updated and upgraded with modern fuel injection, rebuilt transmission, new air conditioning system, and on and on.
OUR RESTORATION PROCESS
Exterior cosmetic restoration works:
Interior cosmetic restoration works:
Modern fuel injection includes:
Transmission & 4 wheel drive systems
Air conditioning & coolant systems
Braking, wheel components & undercarriage
Key electrical components & parts replaced
Why buy from a Grand Wagoneer specialist?
Our entire focus is on Grand Wagoneers and we know these unique vehicles inside and out. When you purchase a Classic Gentleman Wagoneer it has been thoroughly inspected and works completed by professional mechanics, some with over forty years of Wagoneer experience. We purchase fine example Jeeps from a variety of sources including other dealers and private parties. We are often told by the seller, “My Jeep is excellent and needs nothing” however, being in this profession, we know to expect and plan for a great deal of sorting. Remember the average age of these vehicles is over thirty years old and even with loving care many the cosmetics and mechanical parts have aged and worn accordingly. When a Classic Gentleman Grand Wagoneer arrives at your home, it is a special occasion and the Grand will be in beautiful condition. Yes, our sales are as-is, but as you will see from our detailed document files that your Grand has been looked after carefully. Our goal is to see that the joy and enthusiasm of Grand Wagoneer ownership begins immediately with your purchase and that it will be there for years to come.
Still, and here is the most honest paragraph you have perhaps ever seen from a restoration house/dealer, in some ways these Jeeps were terrible even when they were new. Sometimes we wonder if automotive engineering was more of a hobby with Jeep executives. For example, a Grand Wagoneer was the very last vehicle produced in America still fitted with a carburetor. The factory installing an ancient artifact like a carburetor to these Grands is a perfect example of Wagoneers being more primitive than other vehicles of the same model years. Now we automatically upgrade and modernize each of our Grands with MODERN FUEL INJECTION, eliminating the troublesome carburetor and therefore also eliminating the next owner having to constantly hector his local Jeep service advisor to adjust the carburetor. But, in most every other way, we can’t change the method these were built by the factory. In many respects the manufacturer used outdated technology and manufacturing methods and as a restorer, we will always be compromised by that circumstance. Did you know you can remove the front grill from a final year 1991 Grand Wagoneer and behind it still see the round cut out holes for the 1963 Jeep Wagoneer headlights? Those are just two examples above to illuminate the discussion. Therefore, please understand you will do more maintenance and servicing of a vintage Grand Wagoneer than a modern piece, even one we have restored. That is just a truth, fellow enthusiast. If you don’t have the un-excitability and tolerance for that, then let us say to you candidly, don’t buy one. But let us also remind you that it is indeed that old school style and looks of a Grand Wagoneer that have made them so ever popular today.
Be sure to have a look at our website’s recommendation page where you can see first hand the positive experiences of a worldwide assortment of named buyers. We deal honestly and work hard to insure a happy buyer. You will never be chased for a sale but given all the time needed to insure if a purchase is right for you. Guided by these principals, our modestly sized niche dealership has built a loyal and devoted customer base spanning 5 continents.
You are welcome to ring 724-996-1288 for a cordial discussion regarding this example or any other in our current or soon to be on offer extensive inventory.