New to the whole 4x4, offroad, trail running scene (sorry if i ramble). Bought my raider off craigslist (had no idea wtf a raider was) last winter as a beater for $700. Sold the car and kind of fell in love with this little beast! Oh and I want to confirm that 31x10.5x15 inch wheels will mount fine on the stock 15x6 alloy rims with plenty of room(i was questioning this and found guys on here had done it). I bought a set of Pro Comp xterrains off craigslist for $225 :). Anyways, I want to fix it up and make it a fun little mud runner/trail runner. Nothing crazy, just something I can play around in. But it's extremely EXTREMELY rusty... should I even bother? Is it possible to pull the motor in this and put in a raider that was originally a 4 cyl auto (found a couple)? I'd list where the rust is but i don't know crap about cars really... i'm a computer technician for a hospital (i have friends that have shops that would help me).. but for an idea, the back part of the frame is so bad, i was told not to even attempt to tow anything for the back end would probably rip off... the body has rust everywhere... front sway bar (i think) isn't attached at one point because the bolt pulled through where it was mounted... I'd post pictures but not sure what's the best and easiest way to do so...
-------------------- 1989 Dodge Raider V6 3.0
Too much rust to be worth it? and 31x10.5 wheels fit stock alloys
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