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post #1 of 10 Old 02-22-2008, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
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looking for cherokee doors

I am looking for doors for my cherokee. It is an 89 cherokee. What other years of cherokees can I take the doors off of that fit.



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post #2 of 10 Old 02-22-2008, 09:36 PM
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you can use doors from any year cherokee im sure, but the striker's on the doors changed in i think 96+ ?

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post #3 of 10 Old 02-22-2008, 09:39 PM
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Go to the "Parts for Sale" area and look. Tons of stuff on there - and yes the doors were changed in '97 so you'd probably want to find doors older than that for a direct fit.

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post #4 of 10 Old 02-22-2008, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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awesome thanks thats all I wanted 96 and older
time to start huntin
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post #5 of 10 Old 02-22-2008, 10:14 PM
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I have THREE rust free doors, TWO are in perfect shape (passenger's side) from a 96. The driver's side rear door is a little tweaked at the bottom, but most people hercu-line that part anyway. Find out what shipping is gonna be, and Ill cut you a great deal. You wont find nicer passenger's side doors anywhere. From a 96. I cant sell anything here in thbis forum, but I am asking for something that rhymes with twenty five dollars per door. (Plus shipping) Manual crank windows,.

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post #6 of 10 Old 02-22-2008, 11:39 PM
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2dr and 4dr are not interchangeable!
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post #7 of 10 Old 02-23-2008, 01:41 AM
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2dr and 4dr are not interchangeable!
Really? Come on now! You must be kidding!

Well, I did put some front doors from a 4 door on my 2 door XJ, but there seems to be a slight gap (about a foot) between the door striker and the door pillar. I couldnt figure out where the breeze was coming from, (or why I needed bungee cords to hold them closed) but now I know! Thank you carnuck! I would have never figured this out on my own.

I also tried to fit 2 doors on a four door XJ, and no matter how hard I tried, I couldnt get the door closed! So I just cut out that center post thingy, but the doors were STILL too short! All I ended up with was a pile of junk XJ parts Any ideas, oh wise one?

(Photo of the results of my door mod attempt.)


So when I couldnt get the four doors to align up on the two door XJ chassis, I simply shortened up the gap by backing into a tree a few times until they fit!!!You can see my complete write up on the procedure at http://www.myreallycoolfriendsspace.retard.net.... Be sure to check it out!



If you go back and read my post, genius, youll see that I said I have THREE doors. I got them from a rare model of XJ that is two door on one side, and four door on the other. Its a rare model model only offered in the country of Drooltardzania. :

(Spy satellite photo of rare three door XJ from Drooltardzania)



Bro, you have got to be kidding me, right?



Please tell me you werent serious.

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post #8 of 10 Old 02-23-2008, 04:07 AM
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First attempt at sarcasm 4.0H.O.XJ??? I think carnuck was only trying to add helpful information to mattman's search for some new doors. I don't think he was personally slamming your knowledge of the difference between two door and four door Cherokees (obviously you did).

Back to orginal topic. Mattman, I was at Pick and Pull last Saturday and they had four Cherokees down there. One was red and the rear doors looked pretty good. I noticed because I need a new right rear door, but am not ready to paint yet.

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post #9 of 10 Old 02-23-2008, 08:30 AM
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4.0H.O.XJ, that was one of the funnest posts Ive seen on this forum.
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post #10 of 10 Old 02-23-2008, 08:38 AM
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Lovin' the spy photo of the RARE 3 door!!! Classic...

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