1973 Jeepster Commando on 2040-cars
Denver, Colorado, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Options: Cassette Player, 4-Wheel Drive
Drive Type: 4 wheel drive
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Fairway grn
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
Nice unit. Everything works (I am a little anal so fixed the parking brake, auto turn signal cancel function) The only thing I have not fixed is the windshield washer, works just needs a resevouir.
Garaged since I got it 15 years ago. Only repair was a new water pump about 100 miles ago.
Original except the Ford outside mirrors and the new upholstery and carpet (nice)
Odo shows 24000miles (124,000?)
Hail damage to hood. I might have it popped out before selling if I get the time
Rust in usual spots, front tire whells, tailgate
Crease in front right wheel fender
Both corners of rear body damage- see pics
This unit is in Lakewood CO, a suburb of Denver. I have it for sale locally so will cancel Ebay listing if sold.
Any ? email me
Jeep Commando for Sale
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Is It An Off-Road Adventure Or Just A Walk In The Park?
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 15:05:00 EST
I remember having to get out and lock hubs and shift into neutral to engage low range.
Coming off press previews of the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover and the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee that involved some heavy-duty off-road rock climbing, I'm simply amazed at the capabilities that these vehicles possess. But even more impressive (or troubling depending on your perspective) is the relative ease with which you can operate these vehicles in seemingly impossible terrain.
In 2011, Chrysler announced a $72-million investment in its Toledo Machining Plant to modernize production of the eight- and nine-speed torque-converters for automatic transmissions made there. That upgrade work won't be finished until Q3 of this year, but Chrysler has already announced a further $19.6-million investment to increase production capacity for the nine-speeders.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:01:00 EST
The extra units will be necessary because the nine-speed transmission they'll be mated to is going into three popular models: it will debut on the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, then go into the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart. The company predicted that this year alone it would sell 200,000 units equipped with the nine-speed tranny, and it is spending some $374 million in addition to the investment in Toledo to upgrade production capacity for it.
The work attached to this new investment won't begin until Q3 of 2014, and it will be finished by the end of that year. There's a press release below with all the details.
Perhaps it's because we've seen so many kitted-out examples over the years, but it seems to us that the Jeep Wrangler tends to wear its special-edition duds better than most models. It might be the icon's familiar rectilinear proportions or the inherent bolt-on look of its extremities - bumpers, mirrors, lighting, and step rails - but we've seen precious few factory specials that look anything but excellent.
Case in point: this new Jeep Wrangler Polar unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This European-market limited-edition model is said to be a celebration of winter driving, which evidently works out to a body-color hardtop, black-accent seven-slot grille, 18-inch gloss black wheels, Trac-Lok limited-slip differential and a hard hat for the spare tire. Finished here in Hydro Blue (Billet Silver Metallic and Bright White are also available) and a black interior with Polar White accents, the Polar edition features badges displaying 78° S and 106° E longitude and latitude coordinates for Vostok, Antarctica.
This new Jeep will be available in both standard and Unlimited formats with either the 3.6-liter Pentastar gas engine or the still-not-for-US 2.8-liter turbodiesel when it bows early next year. For further details, check out our gallery above and the press release below.