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Jeepenjimmy440 12-04-2012 03:55 PM

Jeepen jimmy's xj build
 
Well i finaly decided to make a build thread. i started to mod my jeep after a lady ran me off the road and i hit a sign and got stuck in the snow. Plans for my jeep is to build a dependable overland cherokee. Here's some info on my jeep.

1: 1998 Jeep cherokee 2 door 5 speed
2: ax-15
3: dana 30 hp front 8 1/4 rear 3.07 gears
4: 305,000 miles im the second owner
5: 4.0

before:
[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...17E585BE6F.jpg[/IMG]

after:
[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...181B14BA94.jpg[/IMG]

Jeepenjimmy440 12-04-2012 04:03 PM

the day the lady ran me off the road. the jeep had no damage before this, the road sign dented up the right side bad
[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...188614A4B1.jpg[/IMG]

took 3rd place at the all chrysler show. i drove the jeep up to the show with a broken rear, the ring gear bolts backed out of the carrior and took a chunk out of the pinion.
[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...18620C9642.jpg[/IMG]

not to bad of flex for basterd pack leaf springs.
[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...1856209BDE.jpg[/IMG]

wrenchen at jamisons, yes thats his one ton yj
[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...186B5FAD3A.jpg[/IMG]

ajamison 12-04-2012 04:53 PM

ohhhh can't forget about this!

http://i732.photobucket.com/albums/w...J/bdf66f3a.jpg

karlo 12-04-2012 08:00 PM

I really like the way how your XJ looks now. Nice job!

RandalFlagg 12-05-2012 12:21 AM

That xj looks really sweet! I hope when I am done with mine it looks that good :cool:

Jeepenjimmy440 12-05-2012 06:10 AM

THANKS EVERYONE!! i will have more post once my buddie and i get our shop. that pic is cool jamison!!

Jeepenjimmy440 12-18-2012 03:57 PM

my buddie Jamison and i got a shop together, and i finished up my turbo mopar project so il be putting some time into my jeep. doing a 8.8 swap 4.10 gears, more lift and cutting out the rockers for rock sliders and unibody frame stiffners!!!! ohhh and a locker for the hp 30

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...0BE69A10DC.jpg[/IMG]

Jeepenjimmy440 01-18-2013 09:01 AM

this saturday il be putting the jeep on jack stands and pulling out 8.25 and starting the 8.8 swap and 4.10's for the dana 30 il post pics

ajamison 01-20-2013 03:05 PM

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We finally got started, it's about time!!

Sent from my Comanche using my iPhone

Jeepenjimmy440 01-21-2013 02:59 PM

god you update my build faster then me geee lol, so anyway yes we started finaly!!


out with the old

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...90307F8E58.jpg[/IMG]

Luke95 01-21-2013 05:36 PM

This build has much win in it!

Jeepenjimmy440 02-11-2013 07:39 AM

got the 8.8 in this past weekend with the help of a few buddies

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...psfcd658d9.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8c857789.jpg[/IMG]

Jeepenjimmy440 02-18-2013 09:06 AM

my buddie jamison finishing up some welding on the 8.8

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...psebaf92d2.jpg[/IMG]

Jeepenjimmy440 02-18-2013 09:09 AM

something i didnt realy think about, i put in a new set of 4 1/2 left springs with 2 inch drop shackels so i new my lift would be around 6 1/2 but the spring pearches added anthor inch or so, it sits huge!!!!!

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...psf166b80b.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/...ps29848f03.jpg[/IMG]

Jeepenjimmy440 02-20-2013 02:16 PM

should be able to finish up my 8.8 this thursday, then il start on the 4.10 gear install and my locker in the dana 30!!!


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