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Unread 03-02-2002, 06:18 AM   #1
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My 97 XJ Sport

Here are a few photos of my XJ after I put the BFG's on it. Cherokee 4X4
Next I am planning on a 3" lift by Rough Country. Currently I am looking for a spare tire carrier to mount on the rear.

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Unread 03-02-2002, 11:17 PM   #2
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Wow-cool lookin' truck. I like it!!!
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Unread 03-03-2002, 07:10 AM   #3
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Very nice. Sweet wheels.
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Unread 03-03-2002, 09:29 AM   #4
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Thanks guys for the compliments, i think that she is coming along nicely!
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Unread 03-04-2002, 11:21 AM   #5
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Question for you. You have 30 x 9.5 x 15s on a stock cherokee? Thats exactly what I want to do. No body lift or anything. Let me know, man. Your truck looks nice as hell...Im looking forward to working on mine. Thanks.
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Unread 03-04-2002, 06:31 PM   #6
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Yes I have 30x9.50r15's on 8.5 wide rims on a stock XJ. I wanted to raise it first but needed tires sooner than expected. I am planning on having the lift done during the summer. I did have to do a little trimming to the inside of the front fender flares to keep them from rubbing! But overall I like the way she looks!!
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Unread 03-31-2002, 06:09 PM   #7
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I installed a 1 inch lift and posted pictures on my web page.
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Hey cherokeeIVAN,
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Question for you. You have 30 x 9.5 x 15s on a stock cherokee? Thats exactly what I want to do. No body lift or anything. Let me know, man. Your truck looks nice as hell...Im looking forward to working on mine. Thanks.

Small problem with a body lift on a Cherokee .. there is no such thing for your year of Cherokee. Unibody means that the frame and body are all one piece. For a nice little lift, Commanche rear shackles will lift the back a bit, and a new product called "ACOS" from OffRoad General Store can lift the front to match the rear. You do not loose drive-ability, and its fairly in-expensive.
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Unread 06-17-2002, 08:04 PM   #10
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CDJEEP I moved it up for you to view it without having to search for it!!
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Unread 06-18-2002, 04:47 PM   #11
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THANKS....LOOKS GREAT. MINE IS A LONG WAY OFF. I JUST PICKED IT UP ON THE 15th .
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Unread 06-23-2002, 06:44 PM   #12
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GaCherokee, it looks good! I was wondering, have you had it off road with those tires and no lift? I am wanting to go with bigger tires also now that I have a couple inches of more air underneath. I am just wondering what kind of rubbing I'm gonna get if I go with, say, 31's. But yes, your truck does look cool. Black was one of the colors I was thinking about but I have had a black car and a silver car and the clean-up on the silver was much easier, so....there ya' go
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Unread 06-24-2002, 08:58 PM   #13
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I did some "mild" offroading with the 30's and did have some rubbing. Then I went ahead and put on my 1in lift and tried that offroad. I did not notice any rubbing after that! I was not very aggressive,I basicly, was trying to rotate the 4wd componens enough to protect them. A guy told me to use the 4x4 at least once a year to keep the seals well lubed if I did not go offroad a lot.
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