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post #16 of 24 Old 06-14-2008, 11:11 AM
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The XJ is the prefered vehicle of the zombies who are going to take over the world. So Id say theres about 2 million left.

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post #17 of 24 Old 06-14-2008, 11:17 AM
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thats why I restored mine, and now I dont use it in the winters.. I dont take it off roading but thats because I dont want to ruin it
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post #18 of 24 Old 06-14-2008, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
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My goal is to find an older red cherokee, along with a 2001 Forest green pearl coat limited, and never buy another vehicle ever.


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post #19 of 24 Old 06-16-2008, 07:28 AM
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My guess would be, uhhh, at least 1,000, in my town, of roughly 30,000. I see them all over, some old ones that are highly neglected but still on the road, an a$$load of 97+. And of course i contribute, 2 of them are mine. but i see more wranglers and ZJs than anything, and an occasional MJ maybe once a month. I love it when i see an older XJ thats been taken care of though. I will definately always own an XJ, if not multiple. Summers got me itching for a softtop tho.....
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post #20 of 24 Old 06-16-2008, 08:11 PM
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How many are left,,, good question. When the electronics start dumping in them and they need a total restore it will kill a bunch. If Jeep would make a good replacement for the XJ many would get parked, not likely.
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post #21 of 24 Old 06-18-2008, 01:23 PM
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I'd say about two million or so left. I'll never sell my jeep. If technology becomes available for time travel, I'll just go back in time and steal a brand new one for parts..In the process, maybe see my parents and hangout with doc brown.

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post #22 of 24 Old 06-18-2008, 03:04 PM
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It's sad that people treat an amazing, discontinued vehicle as a disposable car.[/QUOTE]

Way of the world I'm afraid - There are quite a few here(UK), on eBay selling for spares? I guess the owners can't afford the rediculous prices quoted by the 'stealerships' for repairs...I was 'quoted' $600 by a bosch specialist to replace my faulty no1 (diesel) injector, parts & labour (it has a needle sensor valve which communicates how much fuel's delivered to the fuel injection pump) fly by wire technology...baa humbug!!!

The injector from 'bosch' costs new, $ 10mins work by the 'specialist' to fit = $300 labour charge..thankyou very much, I'll have some of that

It's a good job I know how to weild a spanner(wrench) or mine would be on the 'bay' as spares or repairs???[/QUOTE]

Diesel Cherokee..........Now that's sweet
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post #23 of 24 Old 06-22-2008, 12:31 AM
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well i know they are getting numbered seeing as it was pretty hard for my to find one that fit my wants through carmax and when i was looking some were gone in just a few days of being listed.

but i know ill have mine for at least 10 years and im kind of planning to end up having it as a toy and get something else to DD... heck if i have to ill gut the thing and just keep the body and frame and rebuild it as a project, i love the body style too much

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post #24 of 24 Old 06-22-2008, 12:16 PM
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i wan't to have fun with my xj's. if that also means making them somewhat of a disposable vehicle then so be it.

I don't build a rig for wheeling just to baby it.

im pretty sure there are plenty of xj's that will outlast this generation anyway.

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