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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:39 AM   #1
srmitchell
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My 2001 Jeep Xj Build- Rattletrap

I have a build thread in the xj section, but it's alot of fluff, heres a concentrated over view.

2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport, born August 2000.

-Bought October 11th, 2007, with 124xxx miles. STOCK.
-It now has----
-4 inch RE lift, RE rear shackles
-Rough Country Long arms.
-OME shocks, steering stabilizer
-SYE -PORC
-High Pinion D30 disconnect axle, converted to single shaft, 4.56 gears, Lock rite, Gofer it flip, solid cover, lca skids.
-Chrysler 8.25, 4.56 gears, Aussie locker, zj disks, ruff stuff cover.
-255/85/16 KM2's on Rubicon MOABS
-Aj's sliders
-HD offroad frame stiffeners
-Rigidco FBG front bumper
-Custom winch mount, smittybilt xrc8
-C4x4 tire carrier bumper, with cb mount, hilift mount.
-Rear hitch
-Cb,Sony deck, Polk Speakers, PA.
- Autopal h4 housings.
-Dom Tie rod.
-Oem gas tank skid
-Iron Rock Offroad Xj cat back exhaust system
-Husky Mats
-Napier Precision products flares
-As it sits Feb 2013





-As it sits on August 09


Stocker. -October 07



New tires, used off of a member. And new Kc slimlights


Budget Boosted, and didn't ride all that great.


Led dash mod



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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project

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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:44 AM   #2
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A little wheelin



New switches, top is for the kc's, bottom, for the electric fan. GREAT for traffic.


Free hitch, and junk yard tank skid.


Painted front skid, design courtesy of Mortalenema
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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:48 AM   #3
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Bedlined sides

I used duplicolor spray on, found at kragen, or pepboys.

I removed the trim, sanded and sprayed.






Aj's Sliders


Clevis, and finally a member.


And finally, a real lift.
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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project

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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:50 AM   #4
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Yum!








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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:51 AM   #5
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Fresh Rubicon Express 3.5 inch Super flex kit, with ome's, and Treadwright At's, 31 inch. Along with cragar d windows.


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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:56 AM   #6
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So I wheeled it!




And took it to Yosemite.



Next to our 08 Liberty


Autopal lights
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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-10-2009, 11:59 AM   #7
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Last post for now, trip to Hollister, it performed flawlessly, but I had to trim the flares after, they got ripped off. Thanks for looking!







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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-10-2009, 12:12 PM   #8
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Great looking jeep man, i like it alot
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Unread 01-10-2009, 02:10 PM   #9
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Great work so far! Add a couple of lockers....and you'll really love it!
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97 TJ(Me)-2" Cheap Lift(soon to change), 32" Kuhmo KL-71's, Lockers, Tom Woods Driveshaft, RE SYE, Dana 44 Rear w/Alloy's
98 XJ(Wife)-3.5" BDS, Rubicon Wheels & Tires(going to 32" Kuhmo KL-71's soon)
93 ZJ(Baby Girl)-Bone Stock
All RED...Of Course! And lookin' to add!
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Unread 01-10-2009, 02:37 PM   #10
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If I had an XJ I would want it to look exactly like yours. That thing is awesome. How do you like the RE and OME combo? I bet it rides great.
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Unread 01-10-2009, 05:01 PM   #11
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Thanks guys, yeah, lockers are in the works.

The ome re combo is amazing, stiff, but comfortable.
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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-11-2009, 07:23 PM   #12
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How you liking those autopals, got a set that should be here wednesday
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Unread 01-11-2009, 08:17 PM   #13
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good lookin jeep
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Unread 01-11-2009, 08:32 PM   #14
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They're great, the beam pattern is perfect.

Most recent stuff.
Solid diff cover

Alloy usa x-joints



Trimmed t case skid that works with the drop, and sits higher than the x member. I drilled 2 holes in the x member, and drilled and tapped 2 holes into the unibody rail. Cost was next to nothing.

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2001 XJ, patriot blue, 4 inch RE lift, IRO long arms, 33's. Caged, locked, armored -Trail Rig
2004 WJ Special Edition, Silver, 3 inch IRO lift, 4.7, JK graphite moab wheels/SRA's- Mom's dd
2004 WJ Overland, Onyx Green, 90% dechromed, soon to have JK moab's, BFG MT's, and a 3 inch IRO lift My new DD/ project
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Unread 01-11-2009, 08:47 PM   #15
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Nice XJ. How are you liking those AT retreads? I might grab a pair of the ATs or the muds. Do your ATs perform well in the mud?
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