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post #1 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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Newb With Modified XJ !!!!!

1st off let me say, i am 20 years old and i have had about 20 cars (i buy and sell A LOT). I just picked up this jeep to flip it and make a profit, but, i love it so much i am going to hang onto it and build it up. I just went offroading for the first time last week and it was a blast. I couldn't fathom how one could have fun going slow (i was a drag racer) but now i know. lol. Well, on with the list and pics...

1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport

-Grey W/ Black Rhino Lined Bottom Half Doors
-173k Miles
-Auto Trans.
-4.56 gears
-31X10.5X15 (Soon to be 33")
-4.5 Inch Rubicon Express Lift
-Rough Country Shocks
-Rough Country steering Stabilizer
-Currie Drag Bar,
-Currie Tie Rod
-Borla Catback Exhaust
-Rock-It Auto Intake
-Warn Winch Front Bumper with Dual KC Lights
-Warn Winch Rear Bumper
-High Flow Water Pump
-Aluminum Radiator
-Demon Coil
-New Plugs and Wires
-Pioneer 4600mp Head unit
-Uniden CB Radio

There are a lot more parts that im forgetting but you get the idea... lol





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post #2 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:47 AM
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1st off let me say, i am 20 years old and i have had about 20 cars (i buy and sell A LOT). I just picked up this jeep to flip it and make a profit, but, i love it so much i am going to hang onto it and build it up. I just went offroading for the first time last week and it was a blast. I couldn't fathom how one could have fun going slow (i was a drag racer) but now i know. lol. Well, on with the list and pics...

1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport

-Grey W/ Black Rhino Lined Bottom Half Doors
-173k Miles
-Auto Trans.
-4.56 gears
-31X10.5X15 (Soon to be 33")
-4.5 Inch Rubicon Express Lift
-Rough Country Shocks
-Rough Country steering Stabilizer
-Currie Drag Bar,
-Currie Tie Rod
-Borla Catback Exhaust
-Rock-It Auto Intake
-Warn Winch Front Bumper with Dual KC Lights
-Warn Winch Rear Bumper
-High Flow Water Pump
-Aluminum Radiator
-Demon Coil
-New Plugs and Wires
-Pioneer 4600mp Head unit
-Uniden CB Radio

There are a lot more parts that im forgetting but you get the idea... lol



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post #3 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:49 AM
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nice looking XJ, welcome to the forum

Family Wheelin...
Dad- '08 JK Rubicon- Stock, BB and 33s coming
Sister- '07 FJ Cruiser- Rear locker, BFG A/Ts
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post #4 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks, could someone tell me what this rig would be worth with all of the equipment on it?

And what would you guys pay for it?
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post #5 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:55 AM
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i thought you wanted to keep this??


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post #6 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:58 AM Thread Starter
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yea, but curiosity always wins...lol.... i have never had a vehicle that i didnt have to jack up to get under so this whole jeep thing is very new to me.

I dont know what any of this stuff is worth and i cant really apraise it
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post #7 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
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Im def keeping it but if somone offers 5 grand more than i paid for it, sorry, no vehicle is that important. haha
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post #8 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 10:19 AM
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welcome xj brother. nice build.
i'd recommend hooking up with one of your local jeep clubs and seeing if you can go on a trail run with them. once you catch the jeep fever and get over this sellin it thing, come back and we'll talk more about what you've got there.

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But I still wouldn't trade it for a Coupe DeVille."


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post #9 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 10:48 AM
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sounds like you need to get back in your lowered car... heh if you really drive a jeep you would not sell it for cash, you would trade it for another. :-)


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post #10 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 11:11 AM Thread Starter
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i originally wanted a wrangler just so i could drive top off, doors off but i came across this XJ with all of these mods on it plus an extra set of 33X12.5X15 with **** cepek rims.

All this jeep needed was an alignment and some track bar help
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post #11 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 11:15 AM
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How much did you pay for it?

2008 Sahara Auto 2 Door 20,450 miles JKUR Coils and shocks, Magnaflow, Superchip, Banks CAI, Winch, OBA and 4:88's
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its funny, i was actually on my way to philly to pick up a 1986 300zx turbo coupe with 80k orig miles and on my way i saw this jeep and loved it...

He wanted $2,000, i had $1,800 in my pocket and i offered him $1,000 and i took it home that night for $1,000.

I drove it home on the turnpike about 1 and 1/2 hours with no front shocks, blown steering stabilizer, horrible alignment (walking all over the road) and i had never driven anything this big before lol.

But i have $70 into the jeep for new shocks and steering stabilizer and did a back yard alignment myself just to get by until i get new tires, then ill get a proper alignment

Sounded like a pretty good deal to me
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post #13 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 11:28 AM
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if it aint stolen, you picked up a heck of a deal.
$70 for new rough country shocks and steer stabilizer aint bad either.

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But I still wouldn't trade it for a Coupe DeVille."


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post #14 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 11:37 AM
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Yes that sounds like a great deal. If you ever do sell it (to buy another jeep) I would guess you'll come out ahead, by a long shot

2008 Sahara Auto 2 Door 20,450 miles JKUR Coils and shocks, Magnaflow, Superchip, Banks CAI, Winch, OBA and 4:88's

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post #15 of 52 Old 11-24-2008, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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yea the only jeep shop i know of is an hour away from my house, i needed these parts bad and he said the only thing they had in stock was some high performance shocks that would run me $109 for the pair and $30 for the steering stabilizer. I agreed (but not happy) and he went back to get them, came back with 2 brand new rough country shocks that didnt have the top shock mount and said 20 bucks a piece.

Im cool with that....... haha
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