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post #1 of 22 Old 03-27-2009, 10:15 AM Thread Starter
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I figured I would wait until I got my lift to start this build thread, and I finally got it in the mail today!

I'm breaking it down this weekend, and Ive got a replacement vehicle until Wednesday, so I think I should be good. Ill get some pics up in a little bit.

So I've got a 1998 Cherokee, 5-speed, with close to 200k miles, it had 1 owner before me and he kept it in great condition, I am still getting above 18mpg city.

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Yeah its not from the pizza though lol
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Sounds cool man now get to work so we can see some pictures.

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Just updated with stock pictures.
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How many posts do I need to be able to post photos?

NVM I went and checked.

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Started breaking down the jeep yesterday. I got a stuck lug nut, which I broke 2 socket wrenches on and a breaker bar wouldnt work... So I moved onto the front. Ill have some pictures up today. I'm hoping to have the front done by the end of today. I also noticed that my tracbar bushing is pretty bad, does anyone know if you can pick these up at a regular autostore?

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Reminds me of mine when it was still stock. Looks like a good platform to start with

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I have gotten the front of the jeep all installed, and I just ordered some quick disconnects. Pictures up soon.
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Having alot of trouble with the leaf springs in the back, Hoping to have it all back together by this weekend. Waiting on discos and shackles to come in the mail too. Pics when its all done!
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Everything is going great now, just about finished with the rear lift, prolly a few hours left. I'm lookin for some advice too, I found some DAMN cheap 33's and I'm wondering if anyone has any experience running these with a 3" lift.
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Everything is going great now, just about finished with the rear lift, prolly a few hours left. I'm lookin for some advice too, I found some DAMN cheap 33's and I'm wondering if anyone has any experience running these with a 3" lift.
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