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Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Jeep Information


Model:Cherokee Sport



Transfer Case:np231

Front Axle:d30

Rear Axle:8 1/4

Axle Gear Ratio:3.55

Suspension:6.5" lift- Rusty's 4.5" springs front and rear/ Rusty's coil spacers and Shackles; Control arm drops; Froehlich 3 link on the way!!!

Tires:305/75/16 (33") Firestone M/T

Wheels:16x8 MOAB Factory Rubi Wheels

Armor:JCR Rock Rails, HD Offroad Stiffeners, Froehlich Crossmember

Accessories:SS Brake lines,

Future Modifications:Froehlich 3 Link, HD OFFroad Stiffeners, SYE, 4.88, rear locker

Hey guys, I'm Brian

Ive had my jeep for about 5-6 years now, and its been through a lot with me. I graduated high school and community college in it, ive driven it all through my time at VT; i brought my daughter home in it and i met my fiance in a trip over a little mountain road in my Cherokee

I started lifting about two years after I got it


1998 Jeep Cherokee

4 door

4.0 liter inline 6

Aw4 Automatic


Chilli Pepper Red (2010 factory respray)

240,000 Miles and going


Modifications as it presently sits:

Rustys 4.5" coil springs

Rusty's 4.5" leaf springs

Rusty's 1.75" coil spacers

Rusty's 1.5" Greasable Shackles

Rusty's Fixed Lower Control arms

Rusty's shocks

Rustys Cut Out Fender Flares

TNT Customs Track Bar and Bracket

Rough Country Control Arm Drop brackets

JKS Quick Disconnects

Iron Rock Offroad Bar Pin Eliminators

Iron Rock Offroad Heavy Duty Tie Rod

Iron Rock Offroad Stainless Steel Brake Lines

16x8 Jeep Rubicon MOAB Wheels, painted (and baked) gloss black

Spidertrax Offroad 1.5" Wheel Spacers Front & Rear

305/75/16 Firestone Destination M/T's (33x12.50)


Waiting To Be Installed:

Advanced Adapters SYE & stock Cherokee Front Driveshaft(for rear)

And Now the exciting part!!!

I Just ordered:

HD OffRoad Frame Rail Stiffeners


Froehlich Suspension's 3 Link Long Arm Kit!!!

Plans for the Spring:

4.88 gears

Aussie Locker

JCR Rock Rails

More to come With Write Ups and some Minor Fab work



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View customizer1000's Jeep
03-17-2011, 10:00 AM
All that and no pic?

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View brianglawson's Jeep
03-17-2011, 02:31 PM
haha, i messed it all up!! ill have em up soon!

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View codyl's Jeep
03-18-2011, 11:53 PM
i have a question
Hey can u tell me what all models are the same as a 1996 jeep cherokee country.. i got a wrecked jeep i nthe front driverside. like need a new gille,, transfer case.. and i need to know what all models are the samebumper,headlight,blinkers.. and its 4x4 with a 4.0 h.o

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View customizer1000's Jeep
03-19-2011, 05:34 PM
Anything 97 or older should be the same

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View popeye1968's Jeep
03-20-2011, 06:08 AM
Im sorry customizer but it is anything 1996 or older in 1997 Jeep went to the softer body style

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View customizer1000's Jeep
03-20-2011, 09:51 AM
Thats what I meant, 97 changed front clip and hatch, my bad bump for the correction

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