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Unread 05-20-2013, 08:26 PM   #1
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a beat up 95 or an 84

Ok so currently I a 95 cherokee it straight 4.0. I just paid 600 for it but it has some problems it needs a new front axle, a front drive shaft, the engine had been pretty beat on, and the motor mount bolts are broken off into the engine. I was thinking about buying a 1984 xj with the 2.8 that runs but has minor problems From sorting for 5 or so years. I was wondering if it is worth it to get the 2.8 or just fix up the 95. any advice?

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Unread 05-20-2013, 08:28 PM   #2
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Personally I wouldn't touch an 84 if you plan on wheeling it. Seems like a motor swap and axle swap would be a better idea for your current one.
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Unread 05-20-2013, 08:53 PM   #3
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95. unless you have a 4.3 ready to swap in that 84
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