Get it the way you want it. You'll be pleased for sure. I bought a used jet 9 from a local. He didn't hide anything but I still got in pretty deep trying to make this thing love me back. The guys here at mtbr said not to sink much into the purchase of a used bike and they were right. It had a 2x10 x9 and xo set up with some pretty sweet wheels. Here's what I ended up doing:
Had the wheels trued and found a rim issue on the front.
Purchased a new Crest hoop and laced it to my fancy 6 dollar per blade aero-something spokes mated to Hope evo 2's.
Then, found out I needed some front hub bearings.
Then, found a cracked cassette driver body.
Had the elixir R's serviced a couple of times. Never quite happy with them but they stopped the bike okay I suppose.
New tires: Icon2.20 and Ardent 2.25.
Then, RP23 seal kit for precautionary.
Then, Reba XX basic seal kit for precautionary.
I finally got the x9 xo 2x10 shifting properly but it just wasn't impressive. It's okay but I really wanted a 1x.
I put a couple hundred miles on the bike. It's a blast of a ride!
Finally, this week, we got a full xx1 group set installed.
Yes, another cassette driver for the evo/xx1.
And a new bottom bracket too.
I decided that in preparing for all of the new speed why not go ahead and fork over for some Hope M4 race binders to help out.
And 9mm & 10mm thru bolts along with the special Hope caps.
Haven't been on the trail with the xx1 yet but I got a lot of driveway time!
Good luck with the jet 9. Looks like you are off to a fine start.
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