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Unread 07-27-2014, 06:12 PM   #1
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biggn235's XJ Sport build III

Alright it was inevitable, but I'm back with another XJ.

Specs-

'94 Cherokee XJ Sport 2 door
4.0
AW4
NP231
HP30/8.25
Rebuilt engine
Some terrible, crappy lift installed
15x10 American Racing wheels
33x12.5 Mastercraft Courser MT
Factory grill guard





It had been sitting for three years, and even though it started right up with a jump and was able to drive, it needs some work. As you can see from the photos- it was leaking fuel from the rear and water from the front, the brakes are locked up and it was starting to overheat. So rather than try to limp it 50 miles home, I left it in a Target parking lot and came back the next day with a truck and trailer.





Home in the shop.



Has no carpet, headliner, or radio.



List of things it needs to be street driveable, reliable, and relatively safe-

Fuel tank -ordered
Fuel filters -ordered
Fuel vent gaskets -ordered
Fuel pump gasket -ordered
Filler and vent hoses -ordered
New brake lines -ordered YJ lines
Pump/pickup/sending unit assembly
New rubber fuel lines
Rotors
Calipers
Pads
Radiator
Coolant fill tank
Radiator hoses
Thermostat
Trans/t-case fluid
TC drop
Clean NSS
Fix horn
Fix signals
Replace muffler
Replace windshield
Replace driver side window

More updates coming, I was able to get some work done already. Let me know what you think

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Unread 07-27-2014, 06:15 PM   #2
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Your last build was one of my favorites on here. Glad to see you back, man!
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Unread 07-27-2014, 06:28 PM   #3
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Glad to be back! This XJ will not be taking on daily driver duties, so I'll actually be able to take my time while working on it and compromise less.
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Unread 07-27-2014, 06:30 PM   #4
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Glad to be back! This XJ will not be taking on daily driver duties, so I'll actually be able to take my time while working on it and compromise less.
Whatever you do, get Goodyear MT/Rs for tires.
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Unread 07-27-2014, 06:31 PM   #5
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The Mastercraft's are brand new so I'll be running them for awhile. Pretty sure they are out of round from sitting so long though... So we'll see haha.
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Unread 07-27-2014, 06:44 PM   #6
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AWWWW YEAAAA.

Welcome back!
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Seems like a common theme. Sell the xj, try something else then return to the xj. Welcome back! I like the wj also
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Unread 07-27-2014, 09:02 PM   #8
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AWWWW YEAAAA.

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Seems like a common theme. Sell the xj, try something else then return to the xj. Welcome back! I like the wj also
Haha yeah I can't get away from them. Since my last XJ I've graduated college and gotten a good job, so now I'll actually have some money to dump into it.
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