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Unread 02-09-2015, 09:39 PM   #1
Deerhunter80
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Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Lansing, Kansas
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My first Cherokee

I know nothing about these things. I've been after one for a while. I gave up on finding one in a manual transmition (is there such a thing?)

Then I got this one. See pic below. I need new driver interior door plastics, speakers, overhead lamp, driver mirror, something is wrong with the heater ( not blowing hot enough and most of the directional vents don't work) , another rear fender flare, a few pounds of bondo, and maybe a CB radio.

For all the things she needs I love it. I even like the dents.

Question? If the previous owner before the previous owner I bought it from put on a rubicon sticker; could that mean I have a rubricon lift kit?

And what does "trail rated " actualy mean?
I also want to under coat it. Is this a dumb idea?

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Unread 02-09-2015, 10:02 PM   #2
AustinS-TJ
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Location: Thornton, CO
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Congrats on the purchase! Looks nice! As for your questions. They do make a Cherokee with a manual trans. They also make them in RWD. That rubicon sticker doesn't mean anything on a cherokee. A rubicon is a sub-model of a wrangler TJ and JK. It doesn't look like you have much of a lift if any at all. Trail rated is, from my understanding, a silly way of jeep saying you can drive on dirt roads. I'm not sure if under coating is a good or bad idea. I would assume since you live in kansas, it is not necessary. I bought my cherokee from the original owned who bought it in florida. He got it under coated with a salt deterrent(?) to protect it from rust from living so close to salt water. But i'm not sure what all the options are for under coatings. Good luck and have fun!
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