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post #1 of 98 Old 01-15-2013, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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Jon's Jeep XJ Build Thread.

Well my last XJ was destroyed shortly after the build was complete by a reckless driver who rear-ended me and flipped me over as I was going 55 mph. Took roughly 1 year to find another unmolested 2001 60th Anniversary edition XJ like my old one to start this build, but I finally found one!


Here is a link to my last one's build: http://liftedtrucksusa.com/forum/che...ild-r-i-p.html







Here's the "new to me" 2001 Jeep Cherokee 60th Anniversary Edition.









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One of the first things I got done was have the Dent Buster of Raleigh NC remove that ding in the door.

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That's how I lost my first jeep as well. Not even a week after I won my 6 month battle with death wobbles! I was pissed... Anyway what are your plans for this one?

1997 zj 4.0 np242 5.5" iro lift. 33x12.5r15 khumo mtrs.---- rolled and sold :'(
1997 zj ltd 4.0 np249 black np 4" rough country lift 33x12.5r15 mtrs.----sold
1999 xj sport 4.0 np242 waiting for 4.5." Lift and 33s :D
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Then I fixed the infamous XJ water leak...

SEE THREAD: http://liftedtrucksusa.com/forum/che...-leak-fix.html









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Installed an "All Sales" billet antenna and lightly tinted the front windows.


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Complete new leaf packs, no add a leafs here.



New wheels and old lugs... I don't think so.




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After talking to the guys at BDS they suggested running 35" tires with that 8.5" kit so I decided to get some 35x12.50LT15 tires.





Decided to stay with the Mickey Thompson theme and do 15x10 Classic Lock II wheels.



They look like bead locks, but aren't.


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I decided to have the lift done at Super Trucks Plus in Raleigh NC. They had done the same kit on my friend's Jeep not too long ago, so I figured they knew what they were doing.






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You can see in the box I decided to install Day Star urethane spring isolators in place of the factory rubber ones. Super Trucks Plus in Raleigh NC. is about to "DO WORK".






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