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Old 11-02-2009, 08:50 PM   #1
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Do you think that a ZJ could run baja 1000 and be successful at it?
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depends on your meaning of successful. If by successful you mean just completing it without the matter of placing then yes i believe if it was built right it could cross the finishline. But placing....without alot of work i dont think it would be advisable. but hey give it a try!
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Well it would have to be vary modified! Yeah I think a ZJ could do it and be good in it.
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Old 11-02-2009, 09:36 PM   #4
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I want to do it lol but 2400 to enter and then getting down there wouldnt be cheap. What mods would make it at least finish . I'd think a beefed up cooling system would be a must.
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a great set of tires and a spare, a upgraded suspension, good cooling system, good intake, exhaust, extra gas, extra parts, food , roll cage the list can go on depends how fast you want to do it.
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You'll be successful running Baja 1000 on your ZJ if you have the cash to spend on it... As far as these type of modification is concerned, a pretty decent budget is what you'll need...
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You'll be successful running Baja 1000 on your ZJ if you have the cash to spend on it... As far as these type of modification is concerned, a pretty decent budget is what you'll need...
Yeah a big bank account oways is important...or having some generous sponsors

as for the lift how high would you go you couldnt go to high cause youd lose stability. And would a long arm kit be needed?
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i think like maybe a 4 or 6 depends what you want in your tires size and for long i would do it if i had the 6 inch lift
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So I was thinking about this more and look what i found!!!
http://4wheeloffroad.automotive.com/...kee/index.html
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Thats cool! makes me want to do it more...anyone want to sponsor? lol I'm supprized they used the I6 and not the v8. that isn't the stock back axle is it?
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maybe looks like a trussed axle for sure tho
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Yeah it probalby would have to be. They braced the whole thing well.
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http://www.cherokeeforum.com/f5/awesome-grand-11221
those panels would of been a nice addition to that grand.
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where you located at i know a guy that builds everything all the way up to full custom sand rails in Arizona does some pretty cheap work too. Yeah but your right going to be alot of reinforcing
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Im in PA...But yeah your right i its going to be done it has to be done right no half assing it when your can get seriously hurt
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yeah defiantly if your rock crawling and you roll over its a slow roll you can get away with a mild cage with mild steel but if you going to baja and wreck at 75 defiantly want to do everything the right way.
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