Basically you need to remove the steering wheel and column, center console, and the entire dash. The only special tool you will need is a steeringwheel puller, the rest are just hand tools. It took me about 4.5 hours to remove the unit and 3 hours to put everything together again. You will need 2 people to remove the dash, it's bulky. While the dash is out you may want to tighten all the screws down, I was able to get rid of all my dash rattles as an added bonus.
2001 Cherokee Limited Patriot Blue *Stock* NP242 4.0 ABS Hidden Hitch, Factory Tow Hooks, Michelin X-Radial