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Old 02-26-2013, 11:14 PM
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Well I finally found a Comanche!!! Picked it up today. It's an 88 5speed 2wd/4wd (4wd conversion was started) has a blown head gasket 213xxx miles. Has great bones. Body is a 9/10 and interior is 8/10 has a new head sitting in the passenger seat, Dana 44 LSD laying in the bed. Has new motor mounts. I'm not sure what trans it has. (Hoping its not a peguot)

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Has a hp Dana 30 non vac disconnect.

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Old 02-26-2013, 11:21 PM
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What's ur plans for it?
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:27 PM
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For now get a new motor (sat for 5 years with no head) and get it on the road. I had a list of things I want to do way before I bought one.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:03 AM
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It has a throttle body spacer! It's going on my xj.

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Old 02-27-2013, 11:36 AM
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Like my xj the first thing I did was tear the interior apart to clean and see what I can fine.

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Found the original owners manual

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Old 02-27-2013, 12:11 PM
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Congrats on the find. I just got a similar parts comanche. Now it's time to update your signature.
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nice find. I want an MJ sooo bad.
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Originally Posted by rmoore1031 View Post
Congrats on the find. I just got a similar parts comanche. Now it's time to update your signature.
Thanks. I know. Been to busy to get on the computer. Been using the iPhone app to post everything.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by 98REDXJ2 View Post
nice find. I want an MJ sooo bad.
I've been looking for one almost a year now and found this. Was originally not gonna get it but besides the motor it is it amazing condition! Just had to get it. Going to but the Dana 44 in the xj and put the Dana 35 out of it in the mj.b
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Originally Posted by 89cherokee2gtmudy View Post
I've been looking for one almost a year now and found this. Was originally not gonna get it but besides the motor it is it amazing condition! Just had to get it. Going to but the Dana 44 in the xj and put the Dana 35 out of it in the mj.b
might as well find a cheap 8.25 and ditch the 35 all together lol
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by 98REDXJ2 View Post
might as well find a cheap 8.25 and ditch the 35 all together lol
I know I should but I'm not gonna go crazy on the mj. Just a mild lift to put 31s on and the 4wd conversion.
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:23 AM
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So far today I got the motor to crank over trying to break lose the passenger side lugs. Had the drivers side down. So it has a one legger under it. Maybe there Dana 44 will go in it
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Also just noticed that you have bucket seats. Nice.
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Great find man, can't wait to watch the build progress!
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