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post #1 of 43 Old 10-29-2010, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Weatherstripping kits for XJ

I'm having trouble finding complete door-kits or comprehensive parts list for fully weatherstripping my 1996 Jeep XJ (i.e. doorframe gasket, window channel and rain molding, fixed wing-glass rubber, rear cargo glass & door gasket etc.)
Any help with links or referrals out there?

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post #2 of 43 Old 10-29-2010, 04:27 PM
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i'd talk to a glass shop. they might be able to order it or make a set for you and charge you less since you're doing it yourself.

'87 XJ Pioneer with 32" KM2s, etc.
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post #3 of 43 Old 10-29-2010, 05:08 PM
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AWESOME!!!
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post #5 of 43 Old 10-29-2010, 05:42 PM
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No problem. Good luck.
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post #6 of 43 Old 11-01-2010, 02:21 PM
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If you do this please post up the results. I've been debating doing this myself but wasn't sure if the results would justify the price of the teamcherokee kit.
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post #7 of 43 Old 11-01-2010, 05:59 PM
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WOW thats cheap. The dealership wanted $230 for the vent glass/window kit for my Cherokee, and thats with the discount!! Thanks!!

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post #8 of 43 Old 11-09-2010, 06:33 PM
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wow that is a cool link. x2 on please post results/review!

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post #9 of 43 Old 11-09-2010, 09:55 PM
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YEAH, I ordered a door seal kit from "Team Cherokee". Says it fits both 2 and 4 doors as they are "cut down for the 4 door". Yup, thats bull****, they don't fit the 2 door model, its about 6 inches short.

Best part for me was I installed it all the way before I found out. Go team cherokee!! F that place.

Go to napa, get a roll of bulk weatherstripping. They'll have different types available. Half the cost, half the hassle.

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post #10 of 43 Old 11-09-2010, 11:08 PM
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I just spent an hour browsing Team Cherokee, and they have so much cool stuff I want/need!!! Sorry that the weatherstripping didn't work out for you 962dr.
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post #11 of 43 Old 11-10-2010, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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Took a phone call to Team Cherokee to work out the full order. Frankly, their site descriptions for these parts are a bit confusing. But here's what I got after discussing it with them to completely re-do the weatherstripping on all four doors and the back cargo hatch:

1 Master Weatherstrip Set 4 Door Cherokee 1984-1996 $299.95
(contains all four door seals and rear hatch seal, plus the interior and exterior window wipe seals)

2 Secondary Rain Molding Seal OEM XJ 1984-1996 @$14.95 $29.90
(inside front door along windshield post, prevents rain blowing in.)

1 Tailgate Glass Seal OEM Cherokee 1984-1996 - OE 84-96 TAILGATE GLASS SEAL#55007134 $44.95
(Master weatherstripping kit has door seal, but I needed window glass seal too)

1 Division Bar Glass Run Weatherstrip Channel Cherokee & Comanche 1984-1996 - PR DIVISION BAR SEALS#55002337 $189.95
(This is the pair of vertical "cat whisker" seals that run between the front windows and fixed wing window. They're EXPENSIVE )

1 Hood Cowl Seal OEM Cherokee & Comanche 1984-2001 - CHEROKEE COWL SEAL 84-01#55235178 $14.95
(For $15, might as well while I'm at it...!)

(Then there's the remaining vertical and top channels to buy...)
1 Window Channel OEM Front Door Cherokee & Comanche 1984-1996 - DRIVERSIDE CHANNEL $36.95
1 Window Channel OEM Front Door Cherokee & Comanche 1984-1996 - PASSENGERSIDE CHANNEL $36.95
1 Window Channel Rear OEM Door Cherokee 1984-1996 - DRIVERSIDE REAR CHANNEL $48.95
1 Window Channel Rear OEM Door Cherokee 1984-1996 - PASSENGERSIDE REAR CHANNEL $48.95

(And some clips to replace what we break changing them out)
2 Door Wipe Clips XJ 1984-1996 @$18.95 $37.90

Domestic Shipping/Handling $38.20
(They graciously gave me free shipping, your results may vary)

Total: $789.40
Grand Total: $827.60

(Ouch, but it could have been worse.)
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post #12 of 43 Old 11-10-2010, 06:46 PM
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Yeah dude, like I said, good luck with the fitment. For $800 you could buy another jeep.

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post #13 of 43 Old 11-12-2010, 07:33 PM
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yeah. when it's all added up like that it sounds totally ridiculous.

for $800 i'm pretty sure you could almost get a set of ACOS Pros or an ECTED locker and your XJ would be way cooler than one with better weatherstripping.

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post #14 of 43 Old 01-13-2011, 12:19 AM
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I need a set of Division bar Weather strips for 87 comanche. Is there a way to make them yourself? $189.00 is silly - can get a new door for that I suppose. Any engineers in the house that can customize ? If so email me @ Zesauce@hotmail.com Put Jeep Comanche in Subject. Thanks.
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post #15 of 43 Old 01-13-2011, 09:22 AM
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I'm most interested to know how this worked in terms of cabin noise level. I have no water leaks but a ton of road noise. I know its never going to be as quiet as a Cadillac but not having to yell to your passenger would be nice.
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