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Unread 12-04-2012, 04:55 PM   #1
Jeepenjimmy440
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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

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Unread 12-04-2012, 05:03 PM   #2
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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
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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.
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not to bad of flex for basterd pack leaf springs.
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wrenchen at jamisons, yes thats his one ton yj
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Unread 12-04-2012, 05:53 PM   #3
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ohhhh can't forget about this!

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Unread 12-04-2012, 09:00 PM   #4
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I really like the way how your XJ looks now. Nice job!
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Unread 12-05-2012, 01:21 AM   #5
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That xj looks really sweet! I hope when I am done with mine it looks that good
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Unread 12-05-2012, 07:10 AM   #6
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THANKS EVERYONE!! i will have more post once my buddie and i get our shop. that pic is cool jamison!!
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Unread 12-18-2012, 04:57 PM   #7
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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

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Unread 01-18-2013, 10:01 AM   #8
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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
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Unread 01-20-2013, 04:05 PM   #9
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We finally got started, it's about time!!

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Unread 01-21-2013, 03:59 PM   #10
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god you update my build faster then me geee lol, so anyway yes we started finaly!!


out with the old

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Unread 01-21-2013, 06:36 PM   #11
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This build has much win in it!
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Unread 02-11-2013, 08:39 AM   #12
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got the 8.8 in this past weekend with the help of a few buddies

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Unread 02-18-2013, 10:06 AM   #13
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my buddie jamison finishing up some welding on the 8.8

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Unread 02-18-2013, 10:09 AM   #14
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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!!!!!

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Unread 02-20-2013, 03:16 PM   #15
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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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