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chris87xj 11-18-2013 07:33 PM

Vote for the November Cherokee/Comanche Of The Month!!!
COTM Voting Rules and Guidelines

If your entry makes it to the final poll you have one opportunity to vote for yourself if you choose to do so.
A minimum of 25 technical posts are required to participate in the voting process.
If you are found cheating in anyway, you will be disqualified from the contest and not be allowed to enter again. In some cases you may also be banned. The following would be considered cheating:

1. Making multiple accounts to vote for yourself or asking anyone else to create new accounts to vote for you.
2. Asking your friends to register on so they can vote for you. Excessive new member votes could be not counted.
3. Posts or threads anywhere within asking for votes.
4. Promoting your entry on any other website asking people to vote for you - this includes threads, signatures, or anything hinting at the fact that you are competing.
5. Slander will not be tolerated under any condition or reason. This contest is intended to be fun so keep the discussion positive natured.
6. Do not post extra pictures of contestant rigs in the voting thread. There is a three picture limit for entries.

This contest is for the members of JF to decide. The only advertising you are allowed to do for yourself is in your JF signature but please do so in a tasteful way, just keep it in line with other JF signatures.
Letís have good clean poll thread here thanks.

chris87xj 11-18-2013 07:36 PM

Alright now on to the good stuff. November being the last month of fall and the last COTM contest of the year, and I think it’s going to be a good one. This month brings four Cherokees and a Comanche for your review. It’s time to get the November Cherokee/Comanche Of The Month poll thread underway and it's up to you to help decide who will be our JeepForum COTM. Take your time checking out these great rigs and when you find your favorite, show your support and approval by casting your vote. This poll will end one week from today.

Here are your November 2013 COTM entries in the order received, check em out! :2thumbsup:


Originally Posted by DNFJ

Year: 200

Model: Cherokee Sport

Drive Train: 4.0L, AW4, D30/C8.25

Suspension: 6.5" IRO Coils, 5.5" IRO leaf packs, RC 1" drop shackles, Sway-bar quick discos, Stainless steel extended brake lines, IRO adjustable arms (lower and upper), Bilstein 5100s

Wheels/Tires: 33x12.50x15 BFGoodrich A/T K/O on Recoils

Other Notable Modifications: Snorkel, winch bumper, monstalined, LED light conversion, H4 upgrade

Favorite Modification: Monstaliner or H4/Putco Harness

Least Favorite Modification: None so far!

Best Trail Damage: Cracked header panel, broken headlight bezels

Build Thread: Thundercracker Build Thread


Originally Posted by LimeLJ

Year: 1987/1997

Model: Comanche

Drive Train: 1997+ XJ based, 4.0L stroked and bored to 4.7L(260+ HP), AW4, 4WD, D30 front/D44 rear 4.56 gearing

Suspension: 5.5", Front is a mixture of Rubicon Express, Iron Rock Off Road, and JKS. Rear is a spring over axle conversion. Bilstein 5100 shocks.

Wheels/Tires: 2013 JK Moab rims on wheel adapters/spacers and 32" BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain tires

Other Notable Modifications: Complete 1997+ XJ generation swap. Exterior, interior, electrical, emissions, etcetera. Custom satin olive drab green paint done at home in the garage.

Favorite Modification: Stroker Engine

Least Favorite Modification: No muffler, that was only fun for a few hours.

Best Trail Damage: Not exactly trail, but the one day old freshly painted bed fell off the crane three feet to the ground damaging the rear lip.

Build Thread: APPLJCK - 1997 Jeep Comanche Work Log - 4.7L Stroker and Exterior/Interior Swap

Optional: I put over 300 hours over two years into a fairly basic, some what rusted, and non-running 2WD Comanche to create an updated Comanche while restoring the over all vehicle to a healthy condition.


Originally Posted by Muddy97Cherokee

Year: 1997

Model: 4 dr Sport 4x4

Drive Train: 4.0, AW4, np231 with SYE, HP Dana 30, C8.25, 3.55 gearing

Suspension: Pieced together 6.5" lift. 6.5" Rough Country coils, Iron Rock Offroad adjustable Long Arms, Iron Rock Adjustable Track Bar, RC sway bar links made into quick disco's, 3.5" Old Man Emu leafs, 1"-2" RC adjustable shackles, Rough Country shackle relocation brackets, RC brake lines, Bilstein 5100 shocks, shock stem eliminators, front and rear bar pin eliminators.

Wheels/Tires: American Racing 767 wheels, 31/10.5R15 Mickey Thompson Baja Claws

Other Notable Modifications: ZJ tie rod, mossy oak wrapped sound bar, cb with custom antenna mount with firestik II 4' antenna

Favorite Modification: Long Arms

Least Favorite Modification: Any mod that breaks on the trail

Best Trail Damage: Crushed stock crossmember after falling on rock climbing over hill

Build Thread: Muddy97Cherokee's Build Thread

Optional: This jeep has given me pains on every install. Have spent numerous nights staying up past midnight fixing it to get it road worthy to get home. Have spent more time putting mods on and fixing my jeep than actually wheeling it. Haven't done any real wheeling with the long arms yet, because college takes all my time and money, but they will get abused!


Originally Posted by rubiprime

Year: 1998

Model: xj sport

Drive Train: d30hp 4.88 ,d35 4.88 gears w/limited slip 4.0l ,aw4 trans,231 tcase w/sye

Suspension: 8 inch rough country with drop brackets and shackle boxes

Wheels/Tires: 35inch km2's on 15x10 soft 8's

Other Notable Modifications: iro double shear hd trac bar, hd tie rod with driver side tie rod end flipped, ucf differential covers, auto pal euro headlight conversion, home brew rear bumper

Favorite Modification: rough country front stinger winch bumper w/9500lb winch

Least Favorite Modification: mud flaps thanks to wash.state patrol

Best Trail Damage: tore off rear bumper sides from stuffing rear tires. good reason for rear bumper

Build Thread: 98 xj build

Optional: got back into wheelin when I got divorced and sold the truck and boat.


Originally Posted by Modstock

Year: 99

Model: Sport

Drive Train: 4.0, auto, D30-35

Suspension: 3" RC w/ disco's

Wheels/Tires: 31" BFG a/t's , XJ wheels

Other Notable Modifications: Iron rock SYE, Super 35 rear w/ OX Locker, 4.10 Gears, Custom roof rack, Cobra CB, Pro Comp Lights fog's/spots

Favorite Modification: ALL

Least Favorite Modification: None

Best Trail Damage: slight rocker damage (pass side)

Build Thread: ModStock's XJ 99 Sport

Optional: Had a YJ but grew tired on the 4-cyl and bought this last year.

Thanks to everyone who entered this month!

Muddy97Cherokee 11-18-2013 07:37 PM


VegasGT 11-19-2013 07:15 AM

Morning bump! Got my eye on one but still deciding. All nice rigs as usual.

DNFJ 11-19-2013 07:24 AM

Mine's risen from the grave, remember this.

Also seriously nice rigs this month, good luck everybody.

rubiprime 11-19-2013 08:15 AM

very nice rigs this month just like every month.

DezertTJ 11-19-2013 10:27 AM

Voted! MJ's with the 97+ panels look beautiful IMO

Muddy97Cherokee 11-19-2013 10:50 AM

Man, the MJ is running away with this one. I do have to give it props though. It is very bad ***!

chris87xj 11-19-2013 08:52 PM

wow what happened here today? Ima feelin the manche love.

JeepN4KC 11-20-2013 06:45 AM

Voted, crawled, bumped...................

VegasGT 11-20-2013 10:20 AM

I love em all, but whens the last time we've got a chance to vote for a complete inside/out 97 swap MJ? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!

chris87xj 11-21-2013 05:12 AM

Morning bump. Is this poll already decided?

rubiprime 11-21-2013 07:24 AM

Looks that way.

Modstock 11-22-2013 07:57 PM

Voted . Threw Muddy a vote so we could tie for last place. Lol. :cheers2:

chris87xj 11-23-2013 09:56 AM

bump this sucka to the top!!
We've still got the whole weekend and I wanna see some more votes!
It's a strong lead for 1st and a tie for 2nd & 3rd but only 27 votes is pathetic. how hard can it be to click the vote button? :monsta:

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