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Old 11-27-2012, 09:10 PM
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport
127,500 Millage
Interior - 8/10
Exterior - 8/10
2nd Owner, Have all recent receipts on past and current work threw the years. I picked the Jeep off an older lady who needed something bigger for her kids. The sale price was 5,300$. We negotiated and she accepted my offer of 4800$.

This will be my first build thread, and there is a lot of catching up to do so bare with me and all the pictures but will the best I can to keep it in order! Here we go!
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:19 PM
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Once I got home




Few short months after it was time to lift it. Looking back I wish I spent little more money and went big, but not sure on what I wanted to do with the Jeep I just stuck with a basic 4.5" Lift AAL from Zone Offroad.





The lift took around 8 straight hours, Only problem we ran into was the rear shock bolts broke off in the body.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:22 PM
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With a little bit of money to play with, I ran across a set of x5 17x7.5 Rubicon's with 32" MT's that where in pretty good shape!



To run these sense the bolt patter was 5x5.5 I ordered a set of wheel adapter spacers





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Old 11-27-2012, 09:27 PM
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One weekend I did the cat delete to open it up. I have on order a Flowmaster Super 40 Series.





I am actually really happy with the sound note and in my opinion sounds great!

Also this one weekend way back I was doing the front u-joints on the drive shaft and the bolts broke off in the yoke so I ordered a HD Yoke U-Bolt style.





It all went smooth and I think this yoke is the way to go, Really recommend it to anyone wanting to do a simple upgrade when necessary!
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:29 PM
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New Grille!

Witch also came with set of new turn signals and head lights.

Here is a picture, thought it would break up all that Burgendy!

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Old 11-27-2012, 09:31 PM
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Picked up a st of newer injectors from a 2010 Jeep Liberty!
I did a lot of research finding the right set to go with, Not really sure the spec's on these off top my head but they are pretty much the same as stock, Just give a little more flow, and Instead of 1port hole from stock, These have 4port holes.

No problems I have noticed with these, Actually my gas millage improved just a tad, Also the throttle response.



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I am just going to make this easy and upload group of photo's of stuff that I did to the Jeep last summer in 2011!

Summer of 2011' Modifications


Reese Trailer Hitch


Set of drilled and slotted rotors!


Rough Country Trac Bar


Jeep is now de badged and detailed!






JKS Sway Bar Disconnects


Gave me a little trouble!


Cutting the fenders for Bushwackers!






Oops still have not fixed this!




NEW BUMPERS! (logansmetals4x4)










Tuff Stuff 12,500lb Winch!






Out with the old, In with the new!


Gotta love boxes!


15x8 4" BS Cragar Soft 8's




Finally upgraded to 33x12.5r15 Goodyear Wrangler Kevlars!




I think that pretty much sum's up the summer fun for 2011!
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Hard to see, but this is this summer, I bedlined the rockers on the doors and had the front windows tinted to match factory.



Then got creative and took the doors off

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Yes this street queen dose see other surfaces then the pavement!





Off to Silver Lake Sand Dunes!






This is how I spent my Thanksgiving this year!









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Here is a little project I did few weeks back, I was pretty unsure of it and almost backed out, But I am glad I didn't! I ordered me up a set of A-Pillar Light Brackets from Detours Offroad! Must say that the product and hardware is great, installation took around 2-3 hours, went pretty smooth. It is pretty difficult and just have to take your time and if your a perfectionist like me, its hard!

They come already primed, Any duplicolor paint will hold great!



I did silicon all around the bracket, and water tested them that day and have not had any problems sense!



Rockin the Hella's 700FF. They are slim, VERY bright and don't cause a blind spot

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Next on the list in next few weeks is to get time to install Rough Country's Long Arms.

So what do you guys think so far!
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Would of uploaded the real photo but my phones being difficult, Looking to install hopefully this weekend. Will post up the whole install after words, Hoping to do a little flex testing and work on my bumpstops.
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Next on the list in next few weeks is to get time to install Rough Country's Long Arms.

So what do you guys think so far!
Very nice work. I really like your XJ and what you've done with it.
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Looks good..

Damn I miss MoundsGiveing.. 1st one in 5 years I missed...
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Does the front bumper has tie ins?
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