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Unread 05-28-2014, 10:05 PM   #1
Ezalycasaid
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Project Grocery getter.

Heres my second jeep build. Its gonna be rather mild. Just gonna run a 3-5" lift, Ill either make my own or buy a used one for cheap. Gear my axles to 4.56s, and maybe swap out the rear axle to a ford 9 or 8.8. 33 or 35" tires, and a roll cage. Lincoln locked or automatic lockers and skids. Nothing fancy. Im also building a chevy TBI350/turbo 350/gm 203-205 doubler/ 14 bolt/ dana 60 front on 40s crawler as well as a long term build, but thats taking too long and I need a rig thats gonna be more family friendly so I bought this.


Starting specs.
1987 jeep cherokee 4.0L straight 6, 21spline aw4, np231, dana 30 front, dana 35 rear, power everything, everything works, it has a small fuel leak, 122k miles. $1000. Im only putting another $1500 into it. I should be pretty close to were I want it.

Also if I have taken anyones project build name please let me know so I can change it.

Its pretty clean for an almost 30 year old vehicle.

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Old build 99 TJ 100wb on 35s and arbs.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
New build D60s, 40s etc.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
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Unread 06-02-2014, 02:27 PM   #2
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Got some things figured out and some things i don't need. Found a set of cj-5 narrow track axles for $200. D30 front D44 rear with 4.29 ratio. I bought these before I figured out I have a D44 rear under the xj. They wont fit nore can I use them because the front is a pass drop, however what it did do for me is gave me a 3.92 and up carrier for the rear d44. So I figure Ill just use the carrier out of the D44 and the LP D30 with 4.88s I have already and swap those into the xj.
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Old build 99 TJ 100wb on 35s and arbs.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
New build D60s, 40s etc.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
I void warranties.
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Unread 09-12-2014, 11:09 PM   #3
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This is actually still happening. I found a donor vehicle with a rough country 6.5" long arm lift and a np231 tcase with an sye already installed. Im in the process of swapping out the suspension and tcase now. I already did the front suspension, bleed the brakes, did the 4.88 swaps, and the frame stiffeners. Im doing horrible at posting pics this time. Ill try to get some for tomorow. With the donor rig, Im only 1500 into this thing, so 1000 for the original vehicle and I bought the vehicle with all the stuff on it for 500. Imma sell the donor vehicle and be in this build for 800-1000 bucks. Not bad for a cherokee geared and lifted on 33s.
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Old build 99 TJ 100wb on 35s and arbs.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
New build D60s, 40s etc.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
I void warranties.
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Unread 09-14-2014, 12:17 AM   #4
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Still have some odds and ends to tie in. Rear shocks, bump stops, sye, skid plates, weld on the rock sliders, swap the 33s on, rear drive shaft, diff cover gasket/rtv and diff fluids. I have zero idea what height lift this is. I thought it was a 6.5" but when I measured the axle height from the frame it was 6-3/4"s now with the lift on its 9-3/4"s. Which makes zero sense. Pics inside the shop. Ill get better ones later.
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Old build 99 TJ 100wb on 35s and arbs.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
New build D60s, 40s etc.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
I void warranties.
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Unread 09-17-2014, 06:40 PM   #5
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Diffs filled, Wheel spacers on, tires swapped, sliders on, Oil pan skid ordered, sway bar quick disconnects acquired, bumpstops ordered. Still have to get or build a tcase skid, swap out some wheel studs, mess with the trac bar some, Get diff covers, and Ill be done, I think.

Looks pretty good though.
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Old build 99 TJ 100wb on 35s and arbs.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
New build D60s, 40s etc.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
I void warranties.
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Unread 09-23-2014, 04:33 PM   #6
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Brought it to a buddys shop for the SYE install.
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Old build 99 TJ 100wb on 35s and arbs.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
New build D60s, 40s etc.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...eilla-1121886/
I void warranties.
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