back in the XJ world - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Cherokee & Comanche Forums > XJ Cherokee Non-Technical Forum > back in the XJ world

Halloween Savings to die for!Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineWe have Engo 10k Synthetic IN STOCK!!! Hurry while supplie

Reply
Unread 12-01-2012, 05:25 PM   #1
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
back in the XJ world

Well after a 3 year break, I'm back in the XJ world. Just picked up a 1998 4DR Limited Sport w/ 179k today
Fully loaded... cruise, tilting wheel, overhead computer, trailer hitch, fog switch, etc... got a killer deal on her too!

photo.jpg  
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-01-2012, 06:24 PM   #2
Motorcharge
Registered User
1991 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 11,932
That thing needs some black trim bad.

Congrats on the purchase.
__________________
These new sig limits suck. Thanks a lot Canada.
Motorcharge is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-01-2012, 10:48 PM   #3
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Quote:
Originally Posted by Motorcharge View Post
That thing needs some black trim bad.

Congrats on the purchase.
give her a couple weeks and maybe a few pay checks

do you know how many quarts it takes to cover the rockers in herculiner?
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-02-2012, 01:54 AM   #4
bobthecatkiller
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: binghamton, newyork
Posts: 939
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmx4flowers

give her a couple weeks and maybe a few pay checks

do you know how many quarts it takes to cover the rockers in herculiner?
Herculiner fades, try u pol raptor or monstaliner
__________________
officer: What where you doing down by the river?
me: awww ahhhh awwww exploring?
officer: mudding?
me: yaaaaa.
bobthecatkiller is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-02-2012, 09:31 AM   #5
Motorcharge
Registered User
1991 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 11,932
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmx4flowers View Post
give her a couple weeks and maybe a few pay checks

do you know how many quarts it takes to cover the rockers in herculiner?
One would be more than enough to do from the trim down.
__________________
These new sig limits suck. Thanks a lot Canada.
Motorcharge is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-02-2012, 09:32 AM   #6
Motorcharge
Registered User
1991 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 11,932
Quote:
Originally Posted by bobthecatkiller View Post
Herculiner fades, try u pol raptor or monstaliner
This.
Did my pickup bed in Herc last spring and it's already faded as hell. It's not very durable either, it's already scratched to **** and I don't use the bed all that often.
__________________
These new sig limits suck. Thanks a lot Canada.
Motorcharge is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-31-2012, 06:28 PM   #7
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Little update....

Changed the fluids
New motor Mounts
New Cat Back (bought it with only a glass pack)
Cut-N-Fold the fenders
Cut front bumper
Cleaned TB & IAC
Pioneer Stereo
Upgraded all speaker wire to 14g
New Tires (31x10.50 General Grabber AT2)


In the works...
- Cargo organizer/draw with cubby hole sub
- New brakes all around
- Herculiner fenders/rockers (remove trim)
- Tint rear windows
photo-1.jpg   photo-3.jpg  
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-01-2013, 12:27 AM   #8
95muddyXJ
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Indiana
Posts: 96
Awesome. I just got a '99 Cherokee Sport yesterday for $1300 it's pretty beat up but it's all cosmetic. I paid the guy and got the keys and title but couldn't bring it home because I didn't have anyone to go with me so I'm picking it up later today around noon. Can't wait. I have had three XJ's and one YJ but I havn't had any Jeeps for well over a year, I can't wait to get her. Congrats, your XJ looks great.
__________________
1999 Cherokee Sport, 4 door, 4.0L, 5 speed manual, NP231, stock 235's for now.
95muddyXJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-04-2013, 10:31 AM   #9
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Quote:
Originally Posted by 95muddyXJ View Post
Awesome. I just got a '99 Cherokee Sport yesterday for $1300 it's pretty beat up but it's all cosmetic. I paid the guy and got the keys and title but couldn't bring it home because I didn't have anyone to go with me so I'm picking it up later today around noon. Can't wait. I have had three XJ's and one YJ but I havn't had any Jeeps for well over a year, I can't wait to get her. Congrats, your XJ looks great.


Thanks! and good luck with yours
It's been almost two years since my last XJ and boy did i miss that thing! it's nice when you always have something to work on or mod
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-01-2013, 10:28 PM   #10
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Not many updates in the last year. Been real busy with work. I made her doorless all summer & gabbed up some small tube doors.
I recently build a front bumper, which I just sold because it didn't come out how I had planned. New rear and front bumpers are being built this week & will hopefully be finished some time next week.

Front bumper
image-3168378336.jpg


image-122656130.jpg




Rear bumper in the works
image-2280256073.jpg
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-02-2013, 08:30 AM   #11
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Found a doorless photo

image-3214988785.jpg
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-02-2013, 06:33 PM   #12
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Trimmed my exhaust so it dumps out behind my rear tire and fabbed up a new exhaust hanger.

image-378551413.jpg
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-03-2013, 05:08 PM   #13
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Cut some bumper brackets out today on the CNC table. Ready to start the new front bumper.

image-334732567.jpg



image-3850676738.jpg
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-03-2013, 08:27 PM   #14
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Made some progress on the rear bumper tonight..
Spindle is in, receiver tube is in. Just need to build the swing carrier and fab some side plates.


image-2701377148.jpg
__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-04-2013, 09:56 PM   #15
bmx4flowers
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
Posts: 394
Cut a new front bumper today on the torch mate CNC table. Tacked it up, then pulled it off the jeep & ran 7018 all the way out on her. Just put a coat of herculiner on before coming inside for the night... Here are some photos. All tacked in place before un bolting and throwing it up on the table to weld out image-143066259.jpg image-4261836632.jpg image-3493540272.jpg image-210773005.jpg
image-1383344438.jpg

__________________
1998 Cherokee Limited Sport
Mods-RE3.5 full Leafs, 3.5 coils with spacer, 1.5" TC drop, 31x10.50R15 General grabber AT2's, Cragar soft 8's, Custom front bumper, Custom swing-out tire carrier rear bumper
bmx4flowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.