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post #1 of 107 Old 03-17-2009, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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My 2000 Cherokee Classic Build

Well this is gonna be my build thread for my 2000 Cherokee classic. I paid 3000 for it.

lets start with some specs
2000
Cherokee classic
4.0 auto NP 242
d30 front
corporate 8.25 rear
Hella 500
Autopal H4 lenses and silver star ultra bulbs

Time for the plans
Rubicon Express 3.5 Super Flex with Mono Tube shock's
Crager soft 8's played i know but i like them
Tires maxxis bighorn OR Cooper STT

When i got it



And a few weeks ago



And what it looks like after the lift.lift pics page 4&5.

Now my questions are what tires should i go with out of the bighorn and stt
and is a 4" back space on the soft 8 good


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post #2 of 107 Old 03-19-2009, 01:34 PM Thread Starter
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Well today i bought a RE 3.5 Super Flex kit with mono tube shocks for 962.00 Shipped to my door from 4x4GroupBuy.com
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post #3 of 107 Old 03-19-2009, 01:51 PM
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Good luck with the build-up. I like the color!

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post #4 of 107 Old 03-19-2009, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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Good luck with the build-up. I like the color!
thanks i need it new rims and tires being bought tomorrow
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post #5 of 107 Old 03-19-2009, 03:06 PM
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How many miles on it? 3K is a steal.

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post #6 of 107 Old 03-19-2009, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
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173,000 when i bought it but it had service stickers all over the engine bay so i can tell it was loved it was a one owner and never in an accident
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173,000 when i bought it but it had service stickers all over the engine bay so i can tell it was loved it was a one owner and never in an accident
Good deal!

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post #8 of 107 Old 03-20-2009, 10:10 AM
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Good deal!

im guessing...... ONLY the dealer can sell something like that for 3k. I planned on selling my 01 with 3" lift, 31x10.5x12 X-terrains and Procomp soft 87's and the sig.

I just broke 173k and cant get close to 2k. oh well.... its like some say, a jeep is a friend for life. I'm keeping her now. Just named her Panda.

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post #9 of 107 Old 03-20-2009, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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well i tried cheaper i got him down from 4 but the dealer was a jeep guy and knew with the np 242 transfer case what he had and what it was worth
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Well here today was a good money spending day yesterday a lift and now
some crager soft 8 15x8 with a 4" BS 200 picked up from summit racing

THEN I GOT SOME BFG MUD-TERRAIN KM2 31x10.5x15 660.00 from tire package.com and picked up at 4wheelparts of cleveland



Then here some odds and ends valve stems,lug nuts,plugs,throttle body cleaner
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Looking good!

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post #12 of 107 Old 03-20-2009, 03:57 PM Thread Starter
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thanks im hoping my tech school will mount the tires for me since i have to ask the automotive side since are tire machine on the diesel side are way to big for them i hope they say hes buy they hate kids taking the diesel program so who knows
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post #13 of 107 Old 03-20-2009, 05:46 PM
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its probally because diesel mechanics make like double what normal mechanics make.

89' white XJ,4.0L, Auto, 2/2.5 RE lift, stock axles, 31" sport kings on wagon wheels, lights on roof rack and bumper-Sold

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post #14 of 107 Old 03-20-2009, 06:24 PM Thread Starter
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nah were just competitive school im really in an auto-diesel program im just not in the auto side yet so i haven't been given access to the auto tire machine and alignment rack yet not for another 7 months
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post #15 of 107 Old 03-21-2009, 07:23 AM
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Thats gonna look real good with the 3.5" lift on!
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