Vote for the November 2012 JF Cherokee Of The Month!!!
November brings us 5 great XJ’s to choose from, each with some cool mods. Great pics to look at this month; it'll be another close one. It's up to you to help decide who will be the JF November 2012 Cherokee Of The Month. Take check 'em out and when you find your favorite, show your support and approval by casting your vote.
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Here are your November COTM entries in the order received. Let’s get this started and see where it goes!
Originally Posted by Texsun
Year: - 1999 Model: - Cherokee Limited Drive Train: - Front Dana 44 HD w/ 5.13s, chromoly, and Eaton E-locker, Rear Dana 60 w/ 5.13s and Spool Suspension: - 4" 3-link Long Arms Wheels/Tires: - 35x12.50 Bighorn on custom 15" 8x6.5 Other Notable Modifications: - Comp. Cut, and Stretch Favorite Modification: - Full Widths! Least Favorite Modification: - Not digging the Rear Bumper Best Trail Damage: - Grenaded the old 8.25 2x Build Thread: - Project GOD! Locked and Stretched!
Optional: - Wife made me get another jeep and "fix it up"
Originally Posted by DezertTJ
Year: - 1998 Model: - Cherokee Sport Drive Train: - 4.0L AW4, 231 TC w/ SYE Suspension: - Re 3.5 Coils, 2" spacers, Full RE 3.5 Leaf packs, 1.5" shackles (5.5" front 5" rear), RE Superflex Lower arms, Rusty's Offroad upper arms, Rancho Shocks, extended bump stops Wheels/Tires: - 33x12.50 KM2s for offroad w/ Cragar Soft 8s, 32x11.5 Bigfoot A/ts for street w/ Aluminum 15x7s Other Notable Modifications: - Cut front fenders, Propped hood, Homemade CB mount + firestick antenna, HF reverse lights, Thule Rack Favorite Modification: - Cut fenders, KM2s Least Favorite Modification: - RE Superflex arms Best Trail Damage: - Crushed my fender in on one trip, and the body flexed so much that the quarter panel dented in on the back window from another trip. A BFH has come in handy a few times
Optional: - I've got my TJ as a trail rig, but this is just as much fun! It is my DD and was meant to stay on 31s, but that didn't happen did it....
Originally Posted by Weeder1
Year: - 1998 Model: - cherokee sport Drive Train: - 4.0 auto, np231, hp dana 30 w/ spartan locker, rugged ridge hd cover, chrysler 8.25 open Suspension: - 3" rc springs and aal, clayton adj lowers, rubicon express tb extended brake lines, no sway bar Wheels/Tires: - jk rubi 17" bedlined on 265/70/17 firestone destination m/t w/ 5x4.5 to 5x5 adapters Other Notable Modifications: - rugged ridge tow hooks, Hella 500ff with xenon bulbs, H4 housings with xenons and upgraded harness, Vision x tantrum rock lights, Trimmed front fenders, cut and fold rear fenders and quarters, Confer roof basket with hi lift mount burned on, shovel, ax, 4 - 100watt harbor freight lights up front, and 2 - 55watt reverse out back Favorite Modification: - lift and tires Least Favorite Modification: - rear D-ring receiver mount Best Trail Damage: - receiver hitch getting ripped off and taking part of the bumper with it Build Thread: - Weeder1's xj build
Optional: - This is my second xj, i love it love its my kid. I have some big plans but for now things come as money does. When i started building it i wanted to start with suspension first then move on to body and protection. Im planning on skids and cut out rockers next.
Originally Posted by JeepN4KC
Year: - 2001 Model: - Sport Drive Train: - 4.0 I6/AW4/NP231/D30/Chrysler 8.25 29sp Suspension: - Rough Country 4.5" Wheels/Tires: - 33x12.5x15 BFG KM2's on Unique Series 252 steelies Other Notable Modifications: - Aussie locker out back; TnT Customs XD belly pan; Tomken fueltank skid; Solid Axle Ind. diff covers f/r; installed hitch for rear shackle recovery; rust abatement/rattle-can two toned; fenders trimmed; rear quarters cut&folded; p/w's cut&folded Favorite Modification: - everything I've done Least Favorite Modification: - none of them Best Trail Damage: - the usual pinstriping and "lovetaps" here and there Build Thread: - My Other Build Thread
Optional: - The XJ is the project/toy Jeep of our fleet and was bought for the purpose of "saving" the WK from trail damage. I love what it is capable of so far.
Originally Posted by Tom95YJ
Year: - 1999 Model: - Cherokee Classic Drive Train: - 4.0L, Aw4, 231, HpD30/ 29 spline 8.25 Suspension: - 3.5" Rubicon Express with Full leafs & Bilstein 5100 shocks Wheels/Tires: - 33x10.50 BFG KM2's on 15x8 Rockcrawlers Other Notable Modifications: - Rigidco Winchbumper & Sliders, JCR Offroad Gas Tank Skid, Spartan Locker in Rear Axle, Smittybilt XRC8 comp winch Favorite Modification: - Sliders Least Favorite Modification: - None Best Trail Damage: - Dented Frame rail from climbing a waterfall Build Thread: - Tom95YJ's 99 XJ "Black Betty"
Optional: - The XJ is a build in progress, I wanted something that was safe for the wife to haul around the kid, Yet strong enough for me to play with
Thanks to everyone who entered this month and good luck to all. Enjoy your holiday!
"You can set my jeep on fire and roll it down a hill,
But I still wouldn't trade it for a Coupe DeVille."