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Old 09-27-2012, 10:31 PM
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alright well this is my 2nd XJ build the first i never posted on here. i have alot of expectations for this one. it isn't just for driving on the streets and an occasional off road adventure. but on with the pics!

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and here is the last cherokee i built

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Old 09-28-2012, 02:12 PM
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well first off i had to do some axle searching and i found a set of axels on a local jeep club a ford 8.8 rear end with chromoly axle shafts 4.56 gears n detroit tru trac locker also a dana 30 with bigger axle shafts w/ 704 ujoints 4.56 gears detroit locker M.O.R.E OTK steering setup with OTA trac bar.. picked up for 300 i was very suprised got home cracked the case and the 8.8 was great and the 30 was another story the ring gear is missing bout half the teeth lol but owell thats an easy fix be posting more pics soon
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:17 PM
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Looks like a good starting point
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wow 300 for both those axles? wish i could find a deal like that. what size lift and tires are you planning to run?
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I may be having a retard moment but what is that bar in the front that is hanging really low? The one in front of and below the tie rod? Looks funny
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Originally Posted by 1996sportXJ View Post
I may be having a retard moment but what is that bar in the front that is hanging really low? The one in front of and below the tie rod? Looks funny
looks like the swaybar...
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wow 300 for both those axles? wish i could find a deal like that. what size lift and tires are you planning to run?
yes 300 for both the guy bought them from a buddy and was gonna get into jeepn but decided to sell his and really didnt know what he had but he is the one that told the price and i asked no questions lol. and ill be running 6" RE coils with bastard pack RC shackle and shackle relocation along with a RC long arm upgrade.

Originally Posted by 1996sportXJ View Post
I may be having a retard moment but what is that bar in the front that is hanging really low? The one in front of and below the tie rod? Looks funny
yes its the sway bar i bought the jeep how it sets with full interior for 200 the guy took all drivetrain including the front axle out so we just put a 2wd axle in there to put it on trailer and bring it home. so nothing is bolted up lol
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:10 AM
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small pile of parts i picked up the other day couldnt pass it up 6in RE coils RE adjustable trac bar and my RE sf adj uppers and the teraflex long arms from my old cherokee that im selling.Name:  2012-09-01105617.jpg
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here are the axels im changing all fluid and seals before they do in
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then a donor D30 so i dont have to use the axel with the disco popped the cover n found this
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after a few hours cleaning.. still need to do alot more before i assemble it
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