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Old 01-11-2012, 09:30 PM
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OK so i got out of the XJ world about 2 years ago when i sold my wheeler 89 laredo. Picked up a 05 mustang gt.....did that whole thing for about a year.......then a wrx for a year........NOW IM BACK.


Found this crazy clean, one owner 1998 Cherokee classic.
This is going to be my DD and a capable off road rig.

Had EVERYTHING i was looking for.
Red chillie pepper
factory tint
"classic"

29 spline 8.25
HP d30
88k miles
etc..

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So over the next few months i did some exploring/playing up in the NW mountains. Here are some of the pics of my adventures.

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Then i got this in the mail as a Bday gift from my fiancee. Big shock.
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its a 3 inch rustys kit.

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I must say i am very happy with the road manners of this kit. Soon to come is 32x11.50 tires, a rear locker, and some armor. Stay tuned.
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:34 PM
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how hard was it to put in that lift kit?
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by cherokee1classic View Post
how hard was it to put in that lift kit?
Not hard if you have some experience and some buddys to give you a hand. The hardest thing was bolting up the new leaf packs.
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:50 PM
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Nice ride. You could be wheeling that thing for a long, long time.

32's will look snazzy.

I used to have a 98 with low miles... now I have a 95 with 160k
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Originally Posted by Kelso View Post
Nice ride. You could be wheeling that thing for a long, long time.

32's will look snazzy.

I used to have a 98 with low miles... now I have a 95 with 160k
I hope so on both accounts.

What happend to your 98?
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:15 PM
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I sold it to buy a truck that I thought I needed. Although I made a little money on it, I wish I had it back. Sold it for 6k to a guy from Seattle when I lived in Sandy.
Nice photos by the way. Where u from? I recognize that mountain from somewhere
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looks nice! I also have a 98 and 3in lift
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Originally Posted by Kelso View Post
I sold it to buy a truck that I thought I needed. Although I made a little money on it, I wish I had it back. Sold it for 6k to a guy from Seattle when I lived in Sandy.
Nice photos by the way. Where u from? I recognize that mountain from somewhere
Oh very nice, Thanks. Im from hillsboro or, soon to move to Vancouver wa. You from PDX?
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Been working 52 hour weeks so i havent had time to do much. Here it is, Sliders made by BDC fab. 31 inch wildcats that i got for 8 bucks a piece. And some pics of it all. Waiting for the ups guy to bring my Rustys tow hooks, and Mudfrog exhaust kit.


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Wow i forgot about this thread, anyways, right now its on 33 inch km2's. Next paycheck i am installing Iron man adj lowers/ 2 inch shackles/ RE HD adj trackbar/ 2 inch coils. Soon to come is Long arms. Heres a pic. Name:  2012-07-29_19-31-55_36.jpg
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Originally Posted by xjchris View Post
Wow i forgot about this thread, anyways, right now its on 33 inch km2's. Next paycheck i am installing Iron man adj lowers/ 2 inch shackles/ RE HD adj trackbar/ 2 inch coils. Soon to come is Long arms. Heres a pic.
Looking good so far. Keep it up
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Originally Posted by NorCalJeep View Post
Looking good so far. Keep it up
Thanks man, i will.
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Coil spacers came in the mail today! Soon to be at 5 inches of lift, have a guy looking at my 5.0 ho i have for sale, then comes some gears!
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Got my 4.88 gears today from RWK, I highly reccomend him. Anyways, still have to install the 2 inch lift, but its coming soon! will update.
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