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Unread 05-06-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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difference between Grand Cherokee,Cherokee sport

what is the difference as far as framing and structure from the 2000 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo ,and 2000 Cherokee sport.

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Unread 05-06-2012, 08:29 PM   #2
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They're unibodies, in other words they share nothing.
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x2, the only thing they share is the fact they are both unibodies. At least, I think XJs are unibodies Either way, nothing else is shared.
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Unread 05-06-2012, 11:27 PM   #4
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At least, I think XJs are unibodies
They are, we snapped our old XJ's, stump-pullin haha.

Jimmyt53, just curious, what exactly is it you were trying to accomplish?
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Unread 05-07-2012, 08:49 PM   #5
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i was just wondering if the sport had a frame under it.i had always diven a company truck.i wanted something i could pull a trailer to the dump,and haul my hunting gear around in .was going to look at small trucks,but i wanted some thing to put my grand daughter in the back.because i was buying something 12 years old,i didnt know if the Cherokee was built a little better frame wise,as i will probably have this for a while if it dosent break the bank to own. has 144,000 on .
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Neither has a frame per-se...the XJ is fairly light duty, but you have to remember that it has the same structure as the Comanche pickup truck, so it is technically a 1/2 ton truck with a top on it. The WJ is similar in that it is built like a truck, but was never built as a truck, if that makes sense.
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If you want "just ain't gonna die reliability" the XJ's a good bet. Take care of her and she'll drive you through the apocalypse.

As long as you don't get too excessive with the weight, it will tow and haul plenty.
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