Cherokee Hybrid build thread - Page 2 - 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 > Cherokee Hybrid build thread

The ULTIMATE "Selectable" Locker System! BroughIntroducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineFS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye Kit

Reply
Unread 07-15-2013, 07:48 PM   #16
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
While on our trip, we decided to climb Mt. Washington. And yes, I have the goofy bumper sticker to prove it.





Here are some pics of the Mt. Washington Auto Road that leads to the summit. It is a 7 mile uphill drive.









And some pics once we reached the top







And the way down...





On the way up the mountain the jeep actually ran right at 210*, but apparently it got pretty hot under the hood. The temp sensor for the overhead console is in the bumper, and this is what it read while we were driving up:



It was definitely not 115* outside, closer to 80*.

It was a good trip.

__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-15-2013, 07:59 PM   #17
AKIQPilot
1FUNXJ
 
AKIQPilot's Avatar
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
Posts: 302
Very cool pictures Ryan, thanks for sharing. Your Jeep looks great. All the little mods you've done really look good.

You're an inspiration to all of us. Every time I think I can't do something I will think of you and realize that you would figure out a way to overcome. God bless you buddy and happy Jeepin.

PS. What special sensors did you need to get the outside temp to work in that console?
AKIQPilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-16-2013, 09:40 PM   #18
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by AKIQPilot View Post
Very cool pictures Ryan, thanks for sharing. Your Jeep looks great. All the little mods you've done really look good.

You're an inspiration to all of us. Every time I think I can't do something I will think of you and realize that you would figure out a way to overcome. God bless you buddy and happy Jeepin.

PS. What special sensors did you need to get the outside temp to work in that console?
Hey Thanks,its a ambient air temperature sensor. You can get one from auto zone.
__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-27-2013, 10:17 PM   #19
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
Bought some of these off a 1980s Turbo Lebaron



Installation pics coming soon.
__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-29-2013, 06:06 AM   #20
ChEaPsK87
Registered User
1987 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Concord NC
Posts: 602
that mt Washington drive looks awesome! we don't get many views like that in north carolina mtns.

nice rig so far. gonna watch where this build goes.
ChEaPsK87 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-30-2013, 05:30 PM   #21
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
Here are some pics of me cutting the hood and putting on the hood vents.








Hood cut




Vents mounted



__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-30-2013, 05:33 PM   #22
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
Picked up a jeep tent on ebay.

It came and I decided I was going to set it up in my buddy's yard.







__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-30-2013, 05:43 PM   #23
VegasGT
Bolt Snapper
 
VegasGT's Avatar
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Leitchfield, KY
Posts: 3,344
Nice job on the vents! And that tent is awesome!!
__________________
- '99 XJ -
Lifted, Locked, Stiffened
4.5"/35's

July 2013 COTM
VegasGT is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-31-2013, 04:42 AM   #24
DNFJ
Web Wheeler
 
DNFJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 3,468
I want that tent.
__________________
[CENTER][SIZE="1"][Color="Blue"][b]00 XJ Sport "Wannabe Desert Rat"[/b][/color](August 2012-Present) 4.0L - 160k Body, Monstalined Menace, ATK+ Longblock, 6.5" IRO Short Arm Lift, LMP Front Bumper, Bushwacker Flat Flares, Clayton DS Track Bar, ZJ V8 Steering, Quick Discos, Bilstein 5100s, IRO HnT SYE, Braided SS Brake Lines, 1" TC Drop, HiLift, #784 Injectors, Flowmaster Super 44, 33" BFGoodrich A/T on Outlaw IIs, Safari Snorkel, Autopal Harness + 80/100w H4 Bulbs[/SIZE]

[URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/blue-waffle-build-thread-1807113"][SIZE="3"][FONT="Arial Black"][COLOR="Blue"]Blue Waffle Build Thread[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE][/URL]
Built Not Bought #704[/CENTER]

[SIZE="1"][i]Past Jeeps:[/i]
[Color="Red"][B]93 ZJ Laredo[/B][/color](Jan 2011-April 2011) 5.2L - 98k, Stock - Totaled
[COLOR="Tan"][B]96 ZJ Laredo[/B][/COLOR](April 2011-August 2012) 4.0L - 138k, Cowl Intake, Rancho 9000 Series, 2" Spacers, 31" Baja MT Widetracks - Sold[/SIZE]

[SIZE="1"][COLOR="silver"]Monstaliner: [url]http://monstaliner.com/[/url]
Iron Rock Offroad: [url]http://ironrockoffroad.com/[/url][/SIZE][/COLOR]
DNFJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-02-2013, 11:11 AM   #25
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
I changed out my fading green dash lights for some warm white LEDs from superbrightleds.com.

Much brighter!

__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-04-2013, 06:15 PM   #26
jeepkid03
Winning
 
jeepkid03's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 5,739
Those LEDs are so fawking bright. They are much brighter than this pic shows.
__________________
-Josh

My 0331 Head Swap How-To Thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/0...hread-1371398/

Build Thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...build-1119997/
jeepkid03 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-04-2013, 07:36 PM   #27
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
not as bright as your reverse lights.
__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-04-2013, 08:33 PM   #28
jeepkid03
Winning
 
jeepkid03's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 5,739
Quote:
Originally Posted by CherokeeHybrid
not as bright as your reverse lights.
Don't want to be backing into any Priuses lol
__________________
-Josh

My 0331 Head Swap How-To Thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/0...hread-1371398/

Build Thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...build-1119997/
jeepkid03 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-04-2013, 08:54 PM   #29
KINGSB
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: MA
Posts: 1,013
Hey nice build! Btw, that rear cargo mat was clean when I sold it to you a few months ago! Hahaha!
__________________
[B][FONT="Franklin Gothic Medium"]1998 Jeep Cherokee [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][I]Classic[/I][/FONT] with Factory Gunmetal Peral Coat Paint,[/FONT][/B] [FONT="Showcard Gothic"]With Added 2.5 Inch Medium Load Full Old Man Emu Lift Kit - 30 Inch BF Goodrich All Terrains T/As - Curt Trailer Hitch - Mopar Gas Tank Skid Plate - Hella H4 Conversion Headlights - All Factory Mopar Interior Accessories - and Much More![/FONT]

[B][SIZE="3"]My Build Thread: Project Daily Driver![/SIZE][/B]
[URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/project-jeep-cherokee-daily-driver-build-1253421/"]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/project-jeep-cherokee-daily-driver-build-1253421/[/URL]
KINGSB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-15-2013, 07:21 PM   #30
CherokeeHybrid
Junior Member
 
CherokeeHybrid's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Storrs, CT
Posts: 45
Today I painted the inside of my door sills with bedliner. This should help keep away the rust from this great salty state.

Sanded:



Bedlined:



I used Rustoleum truck bedliner applied with a brush. We shall see how long it lasts.
__________________
Ryan
CherokeeHybrid is offline   Reply With Quote




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.